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Old 08-10-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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So I posted a pic of this project in the historic section,
there is this old home that was built in the 1850's. Home is owned by a corperation which I still don't know who. They hired a contractor or them selves decide to gut the entire home without a permit LOL.
No problem there, that's totally fine, except how do you expect to renovate 4500sqft home in a new subdivision without an inspector seeing haha. Tell you the truth the inspectors don't even care.
So anyways the project shut down.

Now here is the chitty part, the buyer is a client and previous client, historic department don't want us touching the house as it cannot be restored using existing flooring, trim, doors ect ect.

Here's the good part if there is a contractor out there that has old flooring ect ect there is about a good 800k waiting for you
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Old 08-10-2010, 02:27 PM   #2
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Your historic works a lot different than around here.

As long as we don't change the outside, the inside is fair game.

Kind of dumb that a historic commission can dictate the insides of a house.

By the way, if there is new construction in the neighborhood, how can one house be deemed historic??

Whoops, I see you are in Canada.

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Your historic works a lot different than around here.

As long as we don't change the outside, the inside is fair game.

Kind of dumb that a historic commission can dictate the insides of a house.

By the way, if there is new construction in the neighborhood, how can one house be deemed historic??

Whoops, I see you are in Canada.
hahaha, yep I say the same god dam thing. I think they had to leave it as it has the oldest tree in the city on property, tell you the truth the tree is the only thing holding the land value. Other than that I would live to knock the POS down and build the guy a new house, with the same old style look, I'll even get a few old people to sit on the porch and roll around inside to give it the smell.

Seriously tho this contract cannot even be done as it's suppose to only be restored. So stupid. As there is nutting to restore
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Old 08-10-2010, 03:26 PM   #4
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so i found out who the owners are.
they are a pretty construction big company. and they gave up on it.
i am going to meet with the heritage planner and see how i can go about this project.
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hahaha, yep I say the same god dam thing. I think they had to leave it as it has the oldest tree in the city on property, tell you the truth the tree is the only thing holding the land value. Other than that I would live to knock the POS down and build the guy a new house, with the same old style look, I'll even get a few old people to sit on the porch and roll around inside to give it the smell.

Seriously tho this contract cannot even be done as it's suppose to only be restored. So stupid. As there is nutting to restore

Are you Jewish? You could walk past there in the middle of the night with a bottle of booze and yell Molotov!
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Molotov was a Russkie.
Mazel tov, is a Yiddish congratulations.
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Molotov was a Russkie.
Mazel tov, is a Yiddish congratulations.
i think he wants me to make a cocktail and burn the SOB down

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