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Renovation & Design - Space and versatility aplenty

Space and versatility aplenty

Highview has variety of livability-related options

GROWING families and multi-generational families have one thing in common when looking for a new home. OK, make that two things: the need for space, and versatility. When you have, say, six or more people living under the same roof, you need a large home with a variety of livability-related options . . .…

Renovation & Design - Growing wish list

Growing wish list

New plant varieties satisfy our desires

The varieties of new plants that are available to choose from this year suggest so many design possibilities for the outdoor living space. Spring is a time of exciting new introductions, trends and styles. What is on your wish list? Plants that thrive and survive with a minimum of effort while . . .…

Discarding chimney a common dilemma

High-efficiency furnaces eliminate venting from basement through roof

QUESTION: I read your column every weekend and am usually quite pleased with the thoroughness of your responses. My question is about closing off or removing my chimney. In the past few years, I have had my water heater replaced with an electric water heater and my furnace upgraded to . . .…

Plenty of ways to get rid of pesky rabbits

QUESTION: Can you please give some advice on how to prevent rabbits from entering and eating my garden? -- Miles (Stonewall)   ANSWER: Here are some things to try:   -- If possible, construct a chicken-wire fence, roughly 60 centimetres in height. Bury the fence a few centimetres into the ground, because rabbits are . . .…

Renovation & Design - How to make your barbecue sing for spring

How to make your barbecue sing for spring

As soon as the snow starts to melt, winter-weary Canadians can't wait to fire up the backyard grill to barbecue fresh meat, fish and vegetables. But if you haven't used your 'cue since last fall, or are looking to buy a new one this season, Napoleon, North America's largest privately . . .…

New Homes - Luxury from the get-go

Luxury from the get-go

Master suite a secluded sanctuary of sanity

Everyone's perception of luxury is different.For a young family looking to move up from an 800 sq.-ft. two-bedroom home, a brand-new, 1, 600 sq.-ft. home is to die for. After all, were they to acquire such a home, they would double their living space, and be able to hang their . . .…

New Homes - LUXURIOUS and livable

LUXURIOUS and livable

Well-balanced home doesn't miss a beat

For a large family, a home has to be many things.On the one hand, it needs to be spacious, yet warm and welcoming. At the same time, it has to offer a seamless combination of style and utility. And it must be laid out in such a way that it . . .…

Housing starts on track with last year's numbers

The numbers are in for the first three months of the year and, if one looks deeper into the mix, we see that new home starts are right where they should be, with the promise of continued growth.First-quarter starts for single-family detached homes are exactly even with last year. Last . . .…

Building a new home a good investment

For those of you who visited a number of show homes during the Spring Parade of Homes, you may have noticed some brochures highlighting the top reasons to build a new home. We don't have enough space to go through all of them here; however, the following are a few . . .…

New Homes - Perfectly balanced

Perfectly balanced

Sage Creek bungalow artistic, functional and affordable

Designing a new home is not an easy task.On the one hand, there's the necessity of building in a certain amount of wow factor to make it attractive to prospective buyers, on the other hand, it's critically important to design it to be livable. Err too much either way, and . . .…

Resale Homes - Country charm in Wolseley

Country charm in Wolseley

River setting sets tone for home

IT sounds like a pipe dream: owning a home on the river in Wolseley -- and paying less than $4, 000 in taxes. Yet, that's what you get with 902 Palmerston Ave., a quaint 910-square-foot bungalow built in 1922, said Realty Executives First Choice's Eric Neumann. "This home represents a rare opportunity . . .…

Resale Homes - Sold and offered: May 2

Sold and offered: May 2

SOLD: East St. Paul ADDRESS: 618 Hoddinott Rd. ASKING PRICE: $599, 900 SOLD PRICE: $580, 000 TAXES: $5, 039.57 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 400 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 4 LOT SIZE: 81 x 192 LISTING & SELLING AGENT: Greg Michie, The Greg Michie Team, 204-336-2800   SOLD: West Kildonan ADDRESS: 550 Hartford Ave. ASKING PRICE: $274, 900 SOLD PRICE: $275, 900 TAXES: $3, 418.23 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1, 081 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 LOT . . .…

Resale Homes - Sold April 25

Sold April 25

SOLD:West KildonanADDRESS: 11 Oakstone PlaceASKING PRICE: $545, 000SOLD PRICE: $538, 000TAXES: $5, 336.96SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 304BEDROOMS: 5BATHROOMS: 2 full, 2 halfLOT SIZE: 33 x 136 (irregular pie-shaped)SELLING AGENT: Steve Mackenzie, Royal LePage Dynamic Real Estate, 204-989-5000OFFERED:River Park SouthADDRESS: 107 Winterhaven Dr.ASKING PRICE: $459, 900TAXES: $5, 758.44SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 417BEDROOMS: 4BATHROOMS: . . .…

Resale Homes - No renos required

No renos required

Turnkey starter home a rare find

We all know the old saying: you get what you pay for.Nowhere does that adage ring more true than with starter homes. These days, starter homes start at about $250, 000 -- and many homes at that price point may well require $30, 000 to $50, 000 in upgrades to . . .…

Resale Homes - Sold April 18

Sold April 18

SOLD:Sargent ParkADDRESS: 1315 Spruce St.ASKING PRICE: $239, 900SOLD PRICE: $239, 900TAXES: $3, 071.21SQUARE FOOTAGE: 935BEDROOMS: 2BATHROOMS: 1.5LOT SIZE: 50 x 100LISTING AGENT: Chris Guenther - Sutton Group-Kilkenny Real Estate, 204-998-8173SOLD:East St. PaulADDRESS: 21 Kindersley Dr.ASKING PRICE: $624, 900SOLD PRICE: $610, 000TAXES: $5, 069.83SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2, 213BEDROOMS: 5.5BATHROOMS: 3LOT SIZE: 80 . . .…