Broadview Homes Blog


7 Household Tech Hacks That Make Your Life Easier

May 24, 2018

There’s no doubt that all of the advances in modern technology have made your life a lot easier. Whether it’s being able to easily stay in touch with friends living across the world or being able to get an ebook from the library without leaving your couch, you’ve grown accustomed to using technology in ways that benefit you in your home.

We’ve come up with a few tech hacks you may not have thought of yet. Using these will make your new home even better.

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What is Home Equity and How Does it Work?

May 21, 2018

If you’ve been living in your home for a while, you’ve probably heard a little bit about home equity, but you may not be entirely sure what it is and how it can benefit you. In easy-to-understand terms, the equity is the amount of your home’s value that you “own.” Building up equity is one of the reasons why it usually makes more sense to buy a home instead of renting. You can use your equity to your advantage, but you have to be smart about it.

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7 Renovations That Add Value to Your Home

May 17, 2018
As you get ready to sell your home, you know you need to put in a bit of time and money to make it look its best. The majority of buyers want homes that look move-in ready, and they don’t want to deal with outdated features.

At the same time, since you’ll be leaving soon, you don’t want to spend a lot of money on renovations if you won’t be able to get some of that money back with the sale of the home. A return on your investment is essential, as you'll have your own home buying costs to prepare for.

These renovation ideas are most likely to give you the most bang for your buck.

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Broadview Homes' New Website is Live!

May 16, 2018
Broadview Homes is excited to announce that our new website is live!

Our updated site is designed with you in mind; whether you’re browsing from your desktop or mobile phone, finding what you’re looking for is now easier than ever before. 

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New Neighbourhoods to Explore: Devonshire Park

May 14, 2018

The immense popularity of the Devonshire Village community has led to the opening of one of Winnipeg’s newest neighbourhoods: Devonshire Park

Located across the street from Devonshire Village in the Transcona area, Devonshire Park is shaping up to be a beautiful neighbourhood that appeals to all types of families.

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Staging Secrets to Sell Your Home Quickly

May 10, 2018

 As you get ready to sell your home, you know you want to do everything you can to help it sell as quickly as possible. 

While a big remodel might not be feasible at this point, a few simple tweaks to the way your home looks can make a big difference. 

Take advantage of the following staging secrets, and you’ll be likely to sell much quicker. 

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9 Necessary Backyard Features for Families

May 7, 2018

You've made sure you have interior home features to keep your kids busy, but now the weather is warmer, and they're starting to get restless. 

When you think about your own family memories, you probably realize that many of them occur outdoors. There’s something about the warm sunshine, smell of flowers, and feel of grass tickling your toes that helps cement these moments in our minds. 

By adding the right family-friendly features into your new backyard, you can help create beautiful memories for your children. Our list of ideas should help get your creativity flowing.

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Decorating Your Ensuite: Our Top Design Ideas

May 3, 2018

As you build your home, you have the perfect opportunity to design your ensuite just the way you want it. While bathrooms are notoriously easy to redecorate with a new shower curtain and a fresh set of towels in a different colour, we believe that choosing the right materials in the build is essential for setting the right tone.

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How to Future-Proof Your New Home

April 30, 2018

People often think about moving during big life changes. When you’ve put the money and effort into building a new home, though, you don’t want to end up packing things up and moving because you didn't plan ahead. It’s a hassle, and you already have a home that feels like it’s truly yours.

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Floor Plan Feature: Cottonwood

April 26, 2018


As you start looking for your next home, you want to consider styles that offer everything your family needs to live comfortably. For most families, that starts with the right amount of space.

Our Cottonwood model has three and a loft totalling over 1,800 square feet of living space. The layout works nicely for entertaining, but it can also offer some privacy when you want it. If you’ve been looking for a picture-perfect two-storey family home, this may be the right model for you.

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