Since the need to provide physical distancing was required in order to stop the spread of COVID-19, home builders in our communities have expanded your options for touring their showhomes.
This Fall update the look of your home with these happening new trends in the world of interior design. Skim through our list and you’ll notice a couple stunning themes: darker colours and a step away from minimalism.
Home insurance is never a fun topic. It’s annoying to have to fork out for the premiums, and the only time it pays off is when catastrophe strikes. It feels like one of those necessary evils. A rainy day fund for a day you hope never happens.
If you’re in the market for a new home in the Edmonton area, you probably have a lot on your mind.
As you start the process of looking for your new home, you know thorough research is the best way to find the right builder for you. You want a company that’s going to meet all of your needs and treat you with the respect you deserve.
Realistically, a home is the biggest investment most of us will ever make. So, when making this large decision, you want to be sure you’re asking the right questions – especially when you’re touring show homes and speaking to area sales managers.
Whether you’re thinking about your first new home or you’re considering moving for the third or fourth time, you know that you have a lot of options. Townhomes sometimes seem like a “lesser” option if you’ve been dreaming about a family home, but there are a surprising number of advantages to this style of home.
You’ve decided you want to build a new home instead of buying a resale home, but now you have the task of choosing a home builder. On some levels, a lot of builders look the same. For instance, the popularity of things like open-concept living areas on the first floor and master suites upstairs means that most builders will include these things when designing homes.
Still, there are important differences that you should look out for. Pay attention to the things that matter most to your family, and allow that to guide your decision. Our tips should help you get started.
At some point, every house begins to lose its lustre. Cracks start appearing, appliances get worn out, paint gets chipped, and the interior of your home starts looking old, frumpy, and worn-out.
But when is it worth it to renovate and when is it better to start over? How do you look at your fixer-upper and decide if you should put in the time and money to fix it, or make the decision to build a brand new home?
Many couples think about downsizing their homes once the kids have started their adult lives. Most would agree that there’s little need for a 1,800+ square foot home when it’s just the two of you. However, moving can be a hassle, and there are wonderful memories associated with that family home.
Exchanging one home for another seems to be a rite of passage. Parents tend to opt for larger homes once they increase the size of their family or the kids start getting a little bigger. Retired couples often trade in their large family homes for something a bit more manageable.
As common as this process may be, how do you know when it’s time to start looking for a new home? There are times when making a few small adjustments can alleviate any perceived problems with the current home. Sometimes, just waiting it out will make things better.