Broadview Homes Blog


How to Decide if You're Ready to Build a New Home

December 21, 2020

Whether you currently own your own home, are renting or are living with family, the decision to build a brand-new home is a big one. While there are some tell-tale signs that you’re ready to jump into the world of home building, there are also some that you may not have considered, however they are still good indicators. Here’s a list of some of the signs that show you are ready to start your journey of building your new home today!

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Pet Friendly Home Features

December 2, 2020

It’s no surprise that having pets can be a lot of work, however if you’re a pet owner, we’re sure you know the work is always worth it. Those furry bundles of love quickly steal our hearts and become an important part of the family, and their happiness and comfort in your home is an important aspect for you to consider. Whether you’re in the market for a new home or want to upgrade your current home to become more pet-friendly, we’ve put together a list of features that can go a long way in making you and your pet’s lives easier and more comfortable.

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Wants Vs Needs: Distinguishing What's Important in Your New Build

November 10, 2020

It’s easy to get wrapped up in all the beautiful features that you want in your new home, and since you’re building it from scratch, the limits are endless, right? That’s not always the case. Most of us have a budget that we need to work within while building our dream home, and while the goal is to be able to include all of the features you want, there may come a time where you need to choose between one or the other. Stay tuned as we take you through the difference between wants and needs, and our best tips on how to navigate through the decision process.

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Make Your Move This Fall: Show Homes Available for Immediate Possession!

October 7, 2020

The seasons are changing and it’s the perfect time to make your move into a brand-new home before the snow starts to fall. We have two show homes that are available for immediate possession, meaning you could be enjoying the fall views from your new home before the end of the month! Stay tuned as we take you through the details of 326 Tanager Trail and 33 McCrindle Bay, both located in beautiful communities that are family friendly and full of nature.

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What to Expect for Fall Parade of Homes

September 11, 2020

It’s that time of year again – Fall Parade of Homes is just around the corner, but this year is a little bit different than the last. While we still have many brand new show homes that we’re excited to debut, there are new regulations that have been put in place in order to keep everyone as safe as possible due to concerns regarding COVID-19. Stay tuned as we take you through all the details for Fall Parade of Homes 2020.

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Creative and Simple Ways to Save for a Down Payment

August 10, 2020

Saving for a down payment on your first home is an exciting task, but can also be a daunting one. In Canada, the minimum down payment you need for a home is 5%, however to avoid the CMHC fee, which is a default insurance, you’ll actually need a down payment of 20%. Whether you’re looking to save the minimum amount or strive for a 20% down payment, we’ve put together a list of 10 creative and simple ways that you can start putting money away and you’ll be in your first home before you know it!

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New Trends of Home Design & Decor

June 30, 2020

The trends in home design and decor are constantly changing and evolving over time. While there are some design trends that have remained relevant for years, there are also many that have made a big comeback after being frowned upon for a decade or two (we’re looking at you, velvet!). We’re here to take you through some of the trends that are popular in today’s homes, and what has made its way back into our hearts (and homes) in today’s design.

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