Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is smoking permitted in the building?
A: The building is smoke-free so smoking would only be permitted outside.
Q: Who decides what will be allowed in the condos?
A: Regular condo rules will apply at first. Once the new owners meet, they will establish a Condo Board of Directors and the Condo Board and the residents will determine the specific rules for their building.
Q: I have a dog. Would I be allowed to move in?
A: You would own your home so pets would be allowed. The number of pets per unit may be determined by the Condo Board.
Q: Will the building have an elevator?
A: A new elevator, which meets the building code, will be installed.
Q: I don't anticipate living in the condo all year around so could I do short-term or long-term rentals?
A: Long-term rentals will certainly be permitted but short-term vacation rentals or AirBnB bookings will not be permitted. The Condo Board will decide the number and length of rentals.
Q: Will the condos have outside patios or balconies?
A: South, west and east facing condos on the second and third floors will have glass panelled balconies. Loft Condo 202 will have its own outside patio. Condos on the first floor will either have walk out patios with glass panel railings or below ground level walpinis which are glass roofed sunrooms. ** These options are shown on the floor plans.
Q: Would there be HST on the listed prices?
A: HST is included in the price.
Q: Is there a Common Lounge Area in the building?
A: Condo 113 will be a Common Lounge for residents and their guests. It will contain a full kitchen and powder room.
Q: Is there any warranty on the condos?
A: Your condo will have a 5 year new construction warranty if any of the systems break or problems arise from construction. This coverage is extended to the body corporate for common areas of the building as well. It does not cover regular wear and tear. Appliances will have a warranty but the length will be as offered by the manufacturer.
Q: What about the condo maintenance fees, how much will they be?
A: These fees would be approximately 20 cents per square foot and as an example, a 814 square foot condo would have fees of $163 per month. These fees will include your snow removal, building management, gardening and lawn maintenance, building insurance and reserve fund.
Answers by Tim Tanner, Jacob Tanner Developments Inc.