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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,886
Posted By suezuki650
When you are listing on the MLS, there's a...

When you are listing on the MLS, there's a section in there that states that you will give 2.5% to buyer agents (or not). It's not something the general public sees, but the real estate agent does...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By suezuki650
Wow, well that explains it: Luxury vinyl...

Wow, well that explains it:

Luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout main level

LOL

p.s. there's another one right next to it that's even more
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By suezuki650
I was trying to find this as i was curious as to...

I was trying to find this as i was curious as to what a 530k townhome looked like but I couldn't find any.

Do you have a link?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,886
Posted By suezuki650
When I was buying the realtor had me sign what...

When I was buying the realtor had me sign what looked like a standard document (had real estate association logos on it) and in it, there was a section for their commission which essentially said...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By suezuki650
What part of what I said was wrong? You said the...

What part of what I said was wrong? You said the city could randomly fine you and I said no, any fines are in the by-laws.

You can park on your driveway even if part of that driveway is on the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,059
Posted By suezuki650
Tarion warranty LOL.. if anything was covered...

Tarion warranty LOL.. if anything was covered under the Tarion warranty with the already built house, it would have been fixed already. After year 2, unless your house collapses in on itself (ie...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,059
Posted By suezuki650
Of course not. However, the house is going to be...

Of course not. However, the house is going to be worth more than the builder's base cost. If you wanted that house with those upgrades, you know what it will cost if you go with the builder and...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By suezuki650
Yes, unless the company you bought it from goes...

Yes, unless the company you bought it from goes under. Sears won't be giving me anything back.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,059
Posted By suezuki650
It would depend on how much they put into...

It would depend on how much they put into upgrades. Minto doesn't give a whole lot to start with, similar to what Mattamy does. I spent 50k minus my credits, in upgrades in a townhouse and I didn't...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2019-03-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By suezuki650
There are usually the same penalties to break a...

There are usually the same penalties to break a variable rate mortgage as a fixed rate, especially if it's for a specified term.

Yup, I'm in HMB. Love the area, even more so when they fix...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-05, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By suezuki650
No they can't. They can only fine you if you...

No they can't. They can only fine you if you break a by-law. Almost everyone is parking on the city owned part. The city owns way more than the first few feet, it's more like eight feet if I go by...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,059
Posted By suezuki650
Over the longer term, your house will appreciate,...

Over the longer term, your house will appreciate, but so will all other homes and you have to live somewhere. Over the short term you may not see an increase and may even see a decrease. As well,...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2019-03-04, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By suezuki650
The biggest question in my mind would be how big...

The biggest question in my mind would be how big is your mortgage and how well could you weather an increase?

In the beginning of my mortgage buying days I was going fixed because I didn't have a...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-02, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By suezuki650
The city actually owns a good chunk of the front...

The city actually owns a good chunk of the front of your property, so if they have decided that a sidewalk should go in, then you cannot park on the sidewalk and therefore cannot put two cars in your...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By suezuki650
In most cases, they open subsets of the company...

In most cases, they open subsets of the company for each new development and close it when that development is done. I don't know that you'd have recourse with the parent company.

At the very...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By suezuki650
I found most of the rental companies not...

I found most of the rental companies not organized. You should contact your builder and find out details about the rental amount and the company you will be dealing with. I decided to buy out my...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
So my replacement ones arrived and they have the...

So my replacement ones arrived and they have the strobe light. I installed them and they gave one beep and are now working fine.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
They are sending me replacement ones, so I am...

They are sending me replacement ones, so I am assuming so.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
So Mattamy got back to me and told me that by...

So Mattamy got back to me and told me that by code they must be on a lighting circuit or a mix of lights and plugs. Smoke detectors can't be on their own.

Learn something new every day.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-05, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By suezuki650
I found their income series interesting but they...

I found their income series interesting but they didn't seem to plan for the extra parking that would required for an extra unit. Neat idea, just not quite there yet IMHO.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
Thought I'd update the thread in case others ran...

Thought I'd update the thread in case others ran into the same problem. The date on the First Alert detectors is the manufacturer's date, not the expiry date. I called First Alert and they walked...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
That's the type I have. They don't make those...

That's the type I have. They don't make those anymore according to the US version of First Alert. I'm getting conflicting information as to what the date at the back of the unit is. Some say it's...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-03, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
I had to take down the chirping ones so I could...

I had to take down the chirping ones so I could keep my sanity. We have others that are working. I looked at the date and the ones I'd taken down had indeed expired. Interestingly they had expired...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-02, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By suezuki650
Mattamy - First alert interconnected fire alarms

Looking for suggestions. I have a 2 yr old Mattamy home with First Alert 7010BSL (or similar) inter-connected fire alarms. They went off briefly and now a couple are chirping. I went around all of...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-24, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By suezuki650
The details of mine were in the upgrade book. ...

The details of mine were in the upgrade book. That is where it listed what came standard with my home and my options for upgrading the furnace. In my case I went for the upgrade which is why I paid...
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