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Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By suezuki650
In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and...

In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and Rogers are fibre (Bell calls it fibe, but same thing) and both seem to have good speeds. I'm with Rogers and have been happy. I've got the IGNITE...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By suezuki650
A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are...

A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are offering cable based internet so if you are fibe to the home, they can't provide service anymore than Teksavvy can.

At this point, your only...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-03, 12:15 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 30,120
Posted By suezuki650
The only people who are reading this post are...

The only people who are reading this post are those with a new build who are wondering if they can get out of their rental. The answer to that is depends and not as cut and dry as you make it to be....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:47 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,107
Posted By suezuki650
Do a search for PDI as a few people have posted...

Do a search for PDI as a few people have posted very descriptive checklists. Essentially you are looking mainly for cosmetic issues and missing upgrades. Cosmetic is especially important as damages...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:35 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 30,120
Posted By suezuki650
Wow, personal attacks and rudeness. Pablo you...

Wow, personal attacks and rudeness. Pablo you really need to re-think your approach.

In 20 years of renting a water heater, I never had to pay for repairs, nor has anyone I know.

My father had...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 345,971
Posted By suezuki650
One of the mortgages is an interest only payment...

One of the mortgages is an interest only payment that gets dealt with the final close. There is the same degree of risk if both are closing the same day, unless you are telling your lawyer not to...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-31, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 345,971
Posted By suezuki650
Actually no. I cannot afford two houses at once,...

Actually no. I cannot afford two houses at once, that's for sure, but they essentially use the equity in one for the down on the other and offer to carry both for a short period as long as the old...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,356
Posted By suezuki650
This is the same case with my neighbour's home. ...

This is the same case with my neighbour's home. In our case, I connected my eavestrough to this piece and the water is disposed of on the other side of my house.

So... if you neighbour doesn't...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,356
Posted By suezuki650
My eavestrough has a section that is actually on...

My eavestrough has a section that is actually on my neighbour's home as it overhangs my driveway. I was uncomfortable with this but the company said this is a normal thing. I went over to my...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By suezuki650
Although in what you've shown us the words don't...

Although in what you've shown us the words don't appear, the lines make it obvious that your neighbour will access their backyard along that blue path. You can fence on the inside of that and lose...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By suezuki650
Often it is even but not always. When looking at...

Often it is even but not always. When looking at the survey, you'll notice a strip along the sides of the end units and a strip along the back. That is the easement. If you look carefully along...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By suezuki650
I'm in an end unit townhome. I almost never hear...

I'm in an end unit townhome. I almost never hear anything from our neighbours. I heard some noise when they had their floors replaced but that was it.

As for access, my yard is fenced and has...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-30, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By suezuki650
Recently I had to change out a couple of...

Recently I had to change out a couple of defective smoke detectors. They are interconnected hardwired detectors and one of the documents I read said they needed to be on their own circuit but I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-25, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By suezuki650
It's still a little early as that sod may come...

It's still a little early as that sod may come back, but based on the Tarion warranty, the builder does not have to fix it.
...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-05, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By suezuki650
Don't purchase any plans through your bank. If...

Don't purchase any plans through your bank. If you need insurance of either type, then purchase them as separate plans where the insurability test is done before getting the policy. With the banks...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-04-03, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By suezuki650
I had a few pieces that were scratched and one...

I had a few pieces that were scratched and one piece that was pulling away. I reported them and they were all fixed by the builder without issue.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,654
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: 1,610
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: 1,610
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: 2,654
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: 1,281
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: 2,637
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: 2,637
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: 1,758
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: 2,637
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...
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