Broadview Homes Blog


Why Curb Appeal Is So Important

August 13, 2018

Curb appeal has really become a buzzword as of late. Realtors are always talking about it, home makeover shows are always focused on it and Pinterest is full of ideas on how to improve it.

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Move-In Ready Home: 19 Maruca Place

August 9, 2018

Working with a reputable new home builder means you can look forward to an efficient new home build timeframe. However, quick possession homes make a great alternative if you don't want to wait. 

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All About Credit Scores for Home Buyers

August 6, 2018

Before you start searching for your new dream home, you need to give some thought to your finances. You know you’re going to need at least five per cent of the cost of the home for your down payment. You also know you need to choose a home that fits your budget. If you really want to get the best deal on your mortgage, though, you'll need to take the time to learn more about your credit score. 

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Using Plants to Purify The Air in Your Home

August 2, 2018

Having good air quality in your home is important and there are a number of everyday household products that can release harmful chemicals into the surroundings. Substances like formaldehyde, benzene and ammonia (found in some cleaning supplies, plastics, detergents and more) are generally just by-products, but you don’t want to be breathing them in all of the time.

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Pet-Friendly Options and Choices for a New Home

July 30, 2018

When it comes to planning for what you need (and want) in a new home, it's important to think about each and every family member's needs - even the four-legged variety. While you may already be thinking you'll need space for an oversized cat tower or a corner in the yard for a custom dog house, there are certain design elements you can include within your new home to make it a pet-friendly paradise.

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7 Easy Kitchen Organization Ideas

July 26, 2018

As you set up the kitchen in your brand new home, it’s smart to incorporate some new organizational strategies to make your life better. Of course, kitchen organization has to be something that works well for your specific needs, so you shouldn't always follow the advice of experts...except us, of course! In all seriousness though, what works well for someone else may not be the right choice for you. 

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The Advantages of Buying a Duplex Home

July 23, 2018

Many people reject the idea of buying a duplex home before they’ve really done a lot of research into it. They mistakenly think duplex homes are somehow “lesser” than single-family detached homes, so they focus on other options, even though those options may be less than ideal. 

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Decorating Your Bonus Room: Our Top Design Ideas

July 19, 2018

Many of Broadview’s floor plans include a bonus room or flex space you can design to meet your needs. This might be a room on the first floor or a large, open loft space at the top of the stairs on the second floor. 

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Planning for What You Need (and Want) in a New Home

July 16, 2018

While it would be nice to have everything you've ever wanted in a new home (who doesn't want a swimming pool?!), most buyers will opt to make a few sacrifices in order to make their home fit within their budget. For example, you may opt for slightly less square footage in order to have as many upgrades as possible. Or, you might choose your second-favourite neighbourhood (as opposed to your first favourite) because it has bigger backyards. 

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Communities to Call Home: Sage Creek

July 12, 2018

Are you looking to build a home in a family-friendly community located in the south Winnipeg area? If so, Sage Creek may be just what you’re looking for. Imagine you and your family living in a modern home surrounded by plenty of natural scenery and amenities within walking distance.

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