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  • Last two days for Fall Parade of Homes

    Last two days for Fall Parade of Homes

    The formal portion of the 2015 Fall Parade of Homes ends tomorrow at 6 p.m. No need to worry though, almost all of the show homes featured will remain open for viewing well after the Parade of Homes ends. The weather has been outstanding this year and terrific crowds came . . .

    October 3, 2015

  • Tailor made

    Oak Bluff home offers buyers array of choices
    Tailor made

    Jeff Baertsoen of Paradigm Custom Homes said the concept behind the company's newest show home at 29 Big Sky Dr. in Oak Bluff West was simple."We wanted it to be rustic, but also have a modern flavour, " he said of the 1, 819-square-foot bungalow. "I'd say the front elevation . . .

    October 3, 2015

  • Fall Parade of Homes drawing terrific crowds

    Fall Parade of Homes drawing terrific crowds

    The comfortable weather the past two weeks has been bringing interested visitors by the thousands to the Fall Parade of Homes. Sales agents are reporting people were lined up outside the door in anticipation of visiting their home. The absolutely fantastic weather projected for the rest of this week ensures . . .

    September 26, 2015

  • Fashion meets function

    Bridgwater Trails bungalow features an uncluttered design
    Fashion meets function

    As intoxicating as all-out luxury can be, in many cases, less is more.The reason is simple. When a builder makes a concerted effort to balance fashion with function, the result is a home that's not only fabulously fashionable, but very functional, too.That was the intent behind the design of 133 . . .

    September 26, 2015

  • Refreshingly different

    Sage Creek two-storey features bold new design
    Refreshingly different

    Builders will sometimes say the plan of a show home is brand new. Often, however, a plan has been tweaked in a few minor areas and represented as a fresh new design.That certainly isn't the case with the Parkwood, a newly-built Kensington Homes show home found at 71 John Pelland . . .

    September 19, 2015

  • Maximizing your Parade of Homes experience

    Maximizing your Parade of Homes experience

    The 2015 Fall Parade of Homes has started in fine fashion. Crowds for the first week have been terrific and the weather has been outstanding. Whether you're a Parade veteran or a rookie attendee, here's some helpful tips to maximize your parade experience:Wear slip-on shoesThere are 130 fantastic new homes . . .

    September 19, 2015

  • Parade of Homes set to sizzle

    The 2015 Fall Parade of Homes officially opens at noon today and runs through Oct. 4. This year, the Manitoba Home Builders' Association is proud to present 130 new homes on display. Once again, we are proud to present the largest and best Parade of Homes in Canada. Each show home . . .

    September 12, 2015

  • Cavalcade of quality

    Fall Parade of Homes showcases the best of the best

    All the hard work is over. Now, it's time for the 36 builders involved in the 2015 Fall Parade of Homes to sit back and observe consumers' reactions to all the time and creativity that's been poured into their show homes. "It's a lot of work without question, but it's worth it, . . .

    September 12, 2015

  • Understated elegance

    Bridgwater Trails bungalow luxurious and livable
    Understated elegance

    As soon as builder Jason Arlt saw the lot he had to work with at 137 Rose Lake Court in Bridgwater Trails, he knew what he wanted to do. "Because the lot was so huge (67' x 183'), the idea was to create a home with lots of space for a . . .

    September 12, 2015

  • All in the details

    Small touches balance style & function
    All in the details

    It's not always the big features that make a home. Rather, it's more often the small, intangible ones that do. Ventura Custom Homes' new show home at 3 Cotswold Place in River Park South is a home that's big on small but significant details, said Ventura's sales representative, Paul Saltel. "One of . . .

    September 5, 2015