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Forum: Ottawa 2020-11-24, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
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You wait and it could be a long time. I contacted...

You wait and it could be a long time. I contacted them just to try and figure out timelines and I couldn't get a straight answer on that simple topic.

Our assessment occurred this year and it took...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Thank you for the help!.

Thank you for the help!.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Landscaper for small job

Hello,

We are looking for a landscaper to fix up grading in our yard for a swale with a drain in it which is about 50 feet x 5 feet and on the side of the yard where we'd like to divert our...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-05-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
Depending on where you are located you may be...

Depending on where you are located you may be able to catch the busses which run down cope and robert grant.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-04-01, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Thank you for helping out. Hopefully if I hunt...

Thank you for helping out. Hopefully if I hunt enough, I'll be able to find what I need there!
Forum: Ottawa 2020-03-28, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Find out which building permits a property has?

Is there a way to obtain a compliance report or list of building permits a property has in Ottawa?

Some municipalities list them online, but I'm unable to find anything for Ottawa.

Thank you.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-03-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 56,183
IMO, it's example of poor policy by the city due...

IMO, it's example of poor policy by the city due to the short amount of notice, but keep in mind that the pre-auth debit plans do not apply to the supplemental tax bill and that your current payments...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
I agree with you completely! I really didn't like...

I agree with you completely! I really didn't like Glen Gower complaining about the variance for more floors on the high rises due to lack of infrastructure that should be already built or be well on...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
It's great to see all this helpful information. I...

It's great to see all this helpful information. I also hope that these many projects will force the infrastructure to develop faster. I don't understand where all these tax dollars are going if not...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
When we were looking at the area Robert Grant was...

When we were looking at the area Robert Grant was slated to be completed 2020-25, only after we moved in did we learn it had been pushed off to post 2030. I don't know how or why that happened, I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
Welcome to the neighbourhood! IMO, the real...

Welcome to the neighbourhood!

IMO, the real key to developing public transit in this entire area is the city getting off their collect butts and completing Robert Grant Avenue so that it can be...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-11, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
From my experience the only pros of dealing with...

From my experience the only pros of dealing with the builder for upgrades is that the cost of them can be rolled up into the cost of the house.

The biggest con is that they will choose who they...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-03, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,693
Do you do this annually?

Do you do this annually?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-02, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 678,004
On our current house they replaced the window the...

On our current house they replaced the window the day of closing, so don't be surprised if it's last minute. That's pretty much par for the course from our experience in Ottawa.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-27, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
From my experience I would only do with the...

From my experience I would only do with the builder what I cannot do after taking possession, or do not want to deal with after possession.

The builders prices are almost always overpriced and...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-25, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Thumbs up Everyone uses the same trades, so if they had...

Everyone uses the same trades, so if they had site foreman who did their job, it wouldn't matter that their warranty department is complete trash.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 56,183
That's not necessarily true. Contact Glen Gower...

That's not necessarily true. Contact Glen Gower to let him know how important this project is. He's fighting to have it moved up, but keep the pressure on by supporting him on this initiative
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Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,036
Corbeil was a good experience for us until things...

Corbeil was a good experience for us until things went badly. Our fridge died in a few months and the delivery people caused a lot of damage, but they won't do anything about it. Our second fridge is...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,965
I find it puzzling he says it's not slated to...

I find it puzzling he says it's not slated to start until after 2031 though, because on the planning documents I've read the road is planned for 2020-2025, but the rapid transit isn't planned until...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,699
No eaves troughs, being forced into a HWT rental...

No eaves troughs, being forced into a HWT rental and basements done without framing, just wrapped. The list goes on with exclusions etc I just took for granted based on building houses in several...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
I would never buy a house backing onto a school...

I would never buy a house backing onto a school or a corner lot based on past experience of noise, auto and pedestrian traffic. Parks and green space are also a risk if they become a hang out area,...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,699
I don't think the neighbour is contesting just...

I don't think the neighbour is contesting just where it drains but that the downspout is on his side of the property line. From his point of view, I can understand it. If he says nothing, he's...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
I see Phoenix homes using the cheap shingles in...

I see Phoenix homes using the cheap shingles in Ottawa as well on some houses.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,726
Kain has some good points there which I was going...

Kain has some good points there which I was going to suggest you consider. I think the only reason to by in that particular development is if you need to be in that location for a good reason.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-03-29, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,457
When I mentioned this possible action, suddenly I...

When I mentioned this possible action, suddenly I was supplied with the heat loss calculation document which is apparently what is required by the city when a house is built and it shows the size and...
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