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Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 10:16 AM
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Posted By HMBTUX
Barrhaven Transportation Survey

There has been a lot of questions lately about LRT, Greenbank re-alignment, OC Transpo, Barnsdale interchange. The BBIA is encouraging people to do this short survey, see copied message below, feel...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
The Barrhaven Transportation Strategy focus group...

The Barrhaven Transportation Strategy focus group I mentioned is encouraging people to do this short survey, see copied message below, feel free to share:
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Hello Barrhaven...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-26, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By HMBTUX
Thumbs up Thanks very much for sharing some info on this! ...

Thanks very much for sharing some info on this! I checked last night and our fan is 500 CFM, so sounds like stronger than what the builder puts in but nothing too crazy. When I turn the fan on high...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-25, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By HMBTUX
Interesting stuff , Newbie! I'm admittedly the...

Interesting stuff , Newbie! I'm admittedly the newbie to this (never looked into a hood range before and relatively new homeowner). But I am currently struggling to find a replacement louvered...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,194
Posted By HMBTUX
I believe my case is different than the typical...

I believe my case is different than the typical re-assessment. There is some degree of subjectivity in the whole process, so I understand why they generally wouldn't go retro (homeowner needs to...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
I was at a BBIA focus/working group where the...

I was at a BBIA focus/working group where the topic was BH Transpo planning yesterday and they did say that the ask will be for it to go to Cambrian. Doesn't mean it will happen. They (the City I...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,194
Posted By HMBTUX
You can ask them to provide some of the...

You can ask them to provide some of the comparables they used to determine the value of your home. From there you can decide if it is worth your time to appeal (they don't use that term, but you get...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-28, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,194
Posted By HMBTUX
I’ll contribute 2 cents as a real estate watcher...

I’ll contribute 2 cents as a real estate watcher (interest) and a finance/investment guy (by trade).

First, when evaluating any ROI you have to measure it against inflation (widely accepted as...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-26, 09:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,087
Posted By HMBTUX
The LRT stuff is long overdue - I mean really,...

The LRT stuff is long overdue - I mean really, how on earth was the far and away fastest growing part of Ottawa, with the highest ratio of commuters (due to lack of actual employment in BH) ever left...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,288
Posted By HMBTUX
On that note, what does your dad charge per hour...

On that note, what does your dad charge per hour for a labour rate? ;)
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,288
Posted By HMBTUX
Would love to know which builder charged you this...

Would love to know which builder charged you this low price for granite, A/C and a finished bsmt. That is not consistent with reality IMHO.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,288
Posted By HMBTUX
Are you the same guy who was looking for a house...

Are you the same guy who was looking for a house with an in-ground pool for 350K (ish) a few months back? Seems you’re a bit out of touch with what things cost – no offense meant... we all have to...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
As have I, but things change. Barnsdale would not...

As have I, but things change. Barnsdale would not provide the same relief to Strandherd since it would not save any time for most residents.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
There's a new working group put together by the...

There's a new working group put together by the BBIA and the 2nd meeting is next week. Primary focus areas include increasing employment in BH, building a "cultural centre" aka walkable space near...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-30, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,066
Posted By HMBTUX
This is a very interesting question that I...

This is a very interesting question that I recently came across. May have mentioned in a similar thread on here....but we had to haul the builder back to re-do the entire insulation in the basement...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-28, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By HMBTUX
Yes this is exactly it.....all the plans were...

Yes this is exactly it.....all the plans were built around re-alignment so the repeated delays have a trickle down effect. You make a decent point though, I wonder if they will build this part of...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By HMBTUX
Hey Darryl - the last update was indeed pushing...

Hey Darryl - the last update was indeed pushing 2030. Pretty disappointing for the fastest growing area of the City not to get much in the way of return on tax dollars. People who...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
I'm currently (finally?!) seeing a more concerted...

I'm currently (finally?!) seeing a more concerted effort to mobilize Barrhavenites (is that what we’re called?) so our voice can be louder when it comes to various areas of development, with an...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,686
Posted By HMBTUX
I'm not challenging you as I am no expert.....but...

I'm not challenging you as I am no expert.....but this seems to run contrary to my recent experience. First summer in my house a couple years back (I was second owner, house built in 2009) when it...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 17,234
Posted By HMBTUX
Is this for real? I say that in the nicest way...

Is this for real? I say that in the nicest way lol. You have a free tank....and at any point are free to simply ask a company to just put a rental in if you are uncomfortable without the service...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-05, 11:27 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 17,234
Posted By HMBTUX
Sounds like it's not a rental (which is obviously...

Sounds like it's not a rental (which is obviously good, because if for some reasons you want a rental, you can get one installed anytime). Even if it is a rental, you still have choice. While this...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-31, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,339
Posted By HMBTUX
This is helpful information, thank you. I've...

This is helpful information, thank you. I've found that fence coordinating and financing can truly reveal a lot about your neighbours. The house we bought a few yrs back had a fully PVC fenced...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By HMBTUX
Actually I thought the same thing watering the...

Actually I thought the same thing watering the lawn these last couple weeks - but didn't think much of it since I don't have much of a baseline as I rarely spend time doing this! Only in these...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-29, 12:08 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
Yes I agree 100%. But I think the only ones who...

Yes I agree 100%. But I think the only ones who might have small print would be the ones who had said premium explicitly itemized on purchase and sale agreement. The rest would be up Jockvale Creek...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-29, 11:27 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 163,173
Posted By HMBTUX
Very interesting to hear the details, thx for...

Very interesting to hear the details, thx for taking the time to layout the info! Funny (and mostly understandable) to hear the superiority complex vs HMB haha. HMB increasingly has some super...
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