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Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-03, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By electricsky
I have a realtor that I use and he shares the...

I have a realtor that I use and he shares the commission with me.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By electricsky
They grow about 1 feet per year.

They grow about 1 feet per year.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By electricsky
It means you have a 1.2 meter easement on the...

It means you have a 1.2 meter easement on the side and at the back. I highlighted it in blue.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By electricsky
They didn't hike the prices high enough as people...

They didn't hike the prices high enough as people in line were already set on buying (FOMO at its finest). In the end demand greatly exceeded supply. Missed opportunity by Minto and I would've loved...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By electricsky
Yeah it was crazy... but it didn't impress one of...

Yeah it was crazy... but it didn't impress one of the saleswoman working at the Arcadia office because she said people lined up two weeks in advance during the launch of Chapman Mills.

I feel like...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-03, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By electricsky
Claridge and Richcraft have sold a combined 15...

Claridge and Richcraft have sold a combined 15 towns or so and have sold less than 10 singles combined. I was just at their sales center earlier this week to look at townhomes for investment...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-26, 09:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,969
Posted By electricsky
The smallest single in RSS by Urbandale is 602k...

The smallest single in RSS by Urbandale is 602k for 1922sq. Crazy.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By electricsky
The only way to find out is to remove your...

The only way to find out is to remove your existing LED potlights and see whats on the bulb.

I'm OCD and I replaced all my par20 bulbs to the same brand because I've noticed even if the bulb is...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
41 KNOCKADERRY CRESCENT $619,900 That house...

41 KNOCKADERRY CRESCENT $619,900

That house has just been knocked down from $650k to $620k. Like I said, it was very overpriced to begin with. It will probably sell for around $590-599k. I'm...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By electricsky
Speaking of Kanata Lakes, does anyone know when...

Speaking of Kanata Lakes, does anyone know when phase 7 + 8 of KNL developments (Richcraft and Urbandale) will be released?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
Lol if you want to pay tit-for-tat on 100% of the...

Lol if you want to pay tit-for-tat on 100% of the upgrades that somebody else made, then by all means. Like I said, theres a sucker born every minute.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
^ most likely 1 year. But buyer gets to...

^ most likely 1 year.

But buyer gets to choose the lot, floorplan, elevation, upgrades, etc. Plus tarion warranty.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
You can't expect to re-coupe 100% of your...

You can't expect to re-coupe 100% of your upgrades when you resell your house. If you have fancy landscaping and you paid 10k for it, your ROI is nowhere near 100%.

This is a re-sale house and you...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By electricsky
You do realize that your sunny day scenario of...

You do realize that your sunny day scenario of selling the house in X or Y amount of years is completely dependent on the market right? You could be like of yeah I'll sell it 3 years before major...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By electricsky
The only thing that held me back from purchasing...

The only thing that held me back from purchasing from them is the fact that their lots are right beneath giant hydro lines. Otherwise I would have signed in a heartbeat. :(
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
That's a Minto house in Quinn Pointe. It is on a...

That's a Minto house in Quinn Pointe. It is on a 35' lot. Right now you can purchase a new house from Minto in Quinn Pointe and get the same lot size and sq house as the one that is listed for 520k...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
Here are the average gains of the hottest areas...

Here are the average gains of the hottest areas around Ottawa during the past 5 years. It is mostly West and South focused (not surprised because outside the downtown core, the West and South have...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,834
Posted By electricsky
I pointed this out to you last year that the long...

I pointed this out to you last year that the long term investment returns of houses in Ottawa is nowhere near the returns of the popular market indices over a long period of time.

Real estate is a...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,227
Posted By electricsky
I believe the houses backing onto the Kanata...

I believe the houses backing onto the Kanata Lakes golf course were build between 1995-1998ish (someone correct me if I am wrong).

Does anyone know when the houses backing onto the Stonebridge...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 551,891
Posted By electricsky
Thank you for clarifying. The bracket that is in...

Thank you for clarifying. The bracket that is in my photo is from the fixture I bought from Lowes. I have since installed a junction box myself. I found a junction box for re-work (or old work) at...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 551,891
Posted By electricsky
Hey Phil, I replaced my builder supplied vanity...

Hey Phil, I replaced my builder supplied vanity light in my powder room and found that there was no junction box behind the vanity light fixture. It was just hardwired with a hole in the drywall. See...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,078
Posted By electricsky
I am referring to Tamarack that builds in FC....

I am referring to Tamarack that builds in FC. They used to be a good builder but their reputation has gone down the toilet recently with their project in Orleans. Yes its in Orleans, not FC, but I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By electricsky
If you can, get the spec sheet of the house you...

If you can, get the spec sheet of the house you are thinking of purchasing. The seller probably has a copy.

As for the quality of the house, only an experience home inspector can help you...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By electricsky
Just a heads up, you will be paying an extra 30k...

Just a heads up, you will be paying an extra 30k (ballpark) to place a smaller house on a bigger lot and another 30k to add a 3rd garage bay.

Since you have no house behind the 3rd garage bay, you...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,078
Posted By electricsky
FC, as far as the location is concerned is...

FC, as far as the location is concerned is absolutely fine. Great choice of a variety of builders (although one builder has been in the news for all the wrong reasons).

You might want to check the...
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