New Homes Articles
Truth be told, few young families looking for a move-up home can comfortably afford a luxuriously appointed 2, 500-square-foot home. Which is why Signature Homes created the Duffrin II, said the company's sales representative for Bridgwater Lakes, Maximum Realty's Jeff McArthur. "Originally, this plan started out at 2, 600 sq. ft. (with . . .
August 16, 2014
A s a new-home builder, you want to find a way to encourage would-be homebuyers to look at your designs. One of the ways to do that is to make a design so striking it's hard to resist having a look. At the same time, it's also necessary to balance the . . .
August 9, 2014
These days, everyone seems to want to own a home - whether it's a single family home, or condo - in the Waverley West area. While that area is extremely popular --and deservedly so -- there's another area a bit farther east in St. Norbert (just south of the Perimeter Highway) . . .
August 2, 2014
There's a singular reason why bi-level cab-over designs remain popular with families.That reason is none other than function. With four distinct levels -- the basement, an expansive foyer situated seven steps below the main level, the main level (front-oriented dining room, great room, bedroom wing with two bedrooms and four-piece . . .
July 26, 2014
One of the keys to staying relevant as a new homebuilder is to keep learning from previous designs.That's because as good as one design might be, it can always be modified to make it better. Turns out, 15 Grey Owl Place -- a brand-new design called the Hillcrest -- is . . .
July 19, 2014
Often, a Realtor will refer to a home -- whether it be of the new or resale variety -- as an "opportunity."In many cases, they're simply talking up the home to generate interest. That's not the case with 448 Lucille Bay in St. Adolphe, said Cornerstone Properties' Garry Hirsch."This home . . .
July 12, 2014
One of the biggest issues empty nesters face when they downsize from a single family home is space. Suffice it to say, it's not a simple task to make the transition from a 2, 500-square-foot home (including perhaps another 1, 500 square feet downstairs) to, say, a 1, 400-sq.-ft. apartment-style condominium. . . .
July 3, 2014
When you have a growing family and are looking for a new home, your wish list tends to be dominated by features starting with letter F. Those features? None other than function, and flexibility. And, if possible, fully-finished. Paul Saltel, sales representative for Ventura Custom Homes, says the Harvard Grande I-13 - . . .
June 28, 2014
For better than 15 years, Dowalt Custom Homes has been building homes all over Manitoba. That said, the Steinbach-based builder is known more for the homes it has built in and around that area than for the homes it's built in Winnipeg. Until now, that is. "We're really excited about this home, " . . .
June 21, 2014
When you're designing a new home, it's always a good idea to try new things. For example, many builders have successfully combined modern and contemporary themes in their home designs. Then, there's 47 Borealis Bay in Sage Creek. An Artista Homes creation, the 3, 001-square-foot, two-storey home has combined modern and . . .
June 14, 2014