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Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
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Wow and I thought I got a small lot at 105ft...

Wow and I thought I got a small lot at 105ft...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
It's late but we took possession of our home and...

It's late but we took possession of our home and I finally nagged them about this question.

It turns out homes CAN close without a hood fan. Uniform allow the home to close without a hoodfan. When...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We had film solution for our old house. Didn't...

We had film solution for our old house. Didn't like the blue tint that comes into your house. Also, the reflection works so that during the day, people can't see in, but at night, you can't see out...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,591
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
The only problem with hiring one for the PDI is...

The only problem with hiring one for the PDI is you're allocated a shorter amount of time to complete the home inspection, and they also aren't looking for cosmetic flaws that you would want caught...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 561,272
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
I checked again today and it's still wide open. I...

I checked again today and it's still wide open. I have contacted the site super to let them know. I'm hoping to get a response.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-06, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 561,272
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
I can confirm that the window is still wide open...

I can confirm that the window is still wide open and the whole interior house is exposed to exterior elements. There is no temporary method of covering the window, nor has there been one besides when...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-31, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 561,272
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Hey Phil, We just had another walk through...

Hey Phil,

We just had another walk through on our home that is set to close August 14th. We are currently still missing one glass window pane at the front of the home (which is wide open) and our...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-30, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We also use Ring and love it. We don't pay for...

We also use Ring and love it. We don't pay for the monitoring either (except we pay for our Doorbell camera and exterior camera that faces our driveway) but be warned that if you want to add to your...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Is the lever door handles a city bylaw or Tarion?...

Is the lever door handles a city bylaw or Tarion? We're taking possession of our home in August and it's all knobs throughout.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-03, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We used a Realtor for our new home because they...

We used a Realtor for our new home because they were a close friend, and it was essentially free money for them.

Occasionally they can discount their service if you decide to list your home with...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-03, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Yup! In the same neighbourhood, we bought our...

Yup! In the same neighbourhood, we bought our Monarch 32" lot home for $420k and took possession in May of 2016. We just sold it last month for $570k.

Overall the neighbourhood is great though!...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-03, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We purchased our 46" Aberdeen model at $587k in...

We purchased our 46" Aberdeen model at $587k in September 2018. It hiked about ~$18k in January and then another ~$17k sometime in the spring to $622k before it was finally removed as a model choice....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,256
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
If anyone's wondering. We live on Tapadero and...

If anyone's wondering. We live on Tapadero and our backyard is literally the hydro lines, as we don't have rear neighbours. We were one of the much earlier phases about 3 years ago. We don't mind the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
I use Carrytel currently. They're decent. I've...

I use Carrytel currently. They're decent. I've never had any issue where I needed to contact them for support.

They're cable internet, so no where near as fast as Fibre. We'll be moving into our...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 361,297
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Do you know what scotia's non insured rate is...

Do you know what scotia's non insured rate is (more than 20%)? We've been given 3.04% on a 5yr but we don't close till August so we're still watching to see when we should finalize it.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,628
Views: 561,272
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Hi Phil, We hired you roughly 2 years ago...

Hi Phil,

We hired you roughly 2 years ago for our 1 year inspection. It was fantastic!

We're looking to get you back in for our new property as we will be closing in August. We were wondering...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,109
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Cardel in Blackstone. $95k for pie lot backing...

Cardel in Blackstone. $95k for pie lot backing onto half a creek and half park. The other lots started around $50k for no rear neighbours. Park lots were cheaper than creek lots.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 657,507
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
The Chesapeake has a larger landing because of...

The Chesapeake has a larger landing because of the turn of the stairs so that would make sense. Also prices have gone up.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 02:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,147
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Stumbled upon this thread as we're coming up to...

Stumbled upon this thread as we're coming up to closing with Cardel, and it seems that they use Mason windows. However, I don't see anyone in this thread stating issues with Cardel builder and Mason...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We used our Realtor to purchase both our new...

We used our Realtor to purchase both our new builds purely because the realtor was a close friend. Other than having the agent coming to meet us when we signed for the home, we didn't need them for...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
They must have a hard time selling homes. I did...

They must have a hard time selling homes. I did not purchase with them, but visited with a friend as he was interested a few days ago. It looks like they've got some sale going on and they've sold a...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
I would take MDF over thermafoil if you actually...

I would take MDF over thermafoil if you actually cook in your kitchen. We used thermafoil only for the washrooms. In our kitchen, we paid extra to do painted Maple.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-01, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,342
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We bought with Cardel in Blackstone. Our closing...

We bought with Cardel in Blackstone. Our closing date was set for mid July and has been pushed to mid August. Some other friends of mine who bought on the same street have been pushed 2 weeks, and...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-06, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 657,507
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
We paid $4096.00 for red oak stairs to the second...

We paid $4096.00 for red oak stairs to the second floor in the Aberdeen model back in 2018
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By BiteSizeThumb
Caivan is a brand new company for the most part...

Caivan is a brand new company for the most part so you won't find much details, but it was the former Mattamy and Glenview executive that started up the company... so take that for what you will.
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