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Getting Used to the Homebuilding Vocabulary

Posted on August 26, 2020
Building a home is a technical process, so naturally, there are some specialized terms that go along with the process. Even though there may be a learning curve to familiarizing yourself with the homebuilder world, we’re not trying to keep you in the dark – we’re just in the habit of using our insider lingo.
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Home Prep Before The Cabin

Posted on July 24, 2020
It doesn’t get much better than hitting the highway for a weekend away at the cabin. But even after you’ve got everyone’s swimsuits, SPF 60 and bug spray packed, there are a few things you should take care of at your primary home.
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Five Affordable Homes with a Main Floor Office

Posted on June 22, 2020
If you've been working from home at the dining room table face-to-face with your partner for the past 3 months, it might be time to start searching for a new home.  As your lifestyle evolves, so should your home. While some home offices were considered unimportant just a few years ago, today most workplaces have shifted their employees to work from home indefinitely during the pandemic.  So, what do you need in a new home setup? Is it time to move-up to your forever home that can accommodate your new work situation? 
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Stay On Top Of Home Maintenance This Summer

Posted on May 28, 2020
Home maintenance in the summer usually means pulling out your green thumb to tend to your lawn and garden. But it’s also a great time to check in on the health of your home, and how it fared over the winter. We’ve broken down some of the areas to monitor over the course of the summer. (It’s OK if you want to save most of these for a rainy day, or schedule them during cloud cover. Enjoying your green space rightfully takes first place.)
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Tips for Setting up Your Perfect Home Office

Posted on April 24, 2020
During these unprecedented times, working from home seems to have become the new normal. Your home office environment is important for work productivity. Here are some helpful tips that we think would help utilize your space and create the most practical home office.
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The Benefits of Buying a New Home

Posted on March 17, 2020
Sometimes people aren’t sure if they should purchase an existing house and renovate it or if they should start from scratch and build new. Often times buyers choose to build new because they get to choose exactly the floor plan that meets their lifestyle, as well choose colour selections and finishes that reflects their personalities. Aside from design, new homes are now easy to maintain and are energy efficient. New home owners are also worry free with builders offering home warranties as a standard, compared to buyers of used homes.
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6 Moving Day Tips

Posted on February 14, 2020
Deciding to make the move into a new home is exciting but it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Winnipeg Real Estate News have put together a checklist of tips that can help make your moving experience seamless. Here are the top 6 that we recommend to make your moving day a positive experience:
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Duplex Homes - Affordable Living In Desirable Communities

Posted on January 10, 2020
There are many efficiencies, including cost savings, to benefit from by sharing a wall with another home – all while maintaining the benefits of your own separate living space and entrance. Before you rule duplexes out, consider this: Kensington has brand-new homes with all the modern layouts, building efficiencies and finishes you’re looking for in a new home, for as much as $100,000 less than our typical single, detached homes. This means you can get into a desirable new neighborhood like Bonavista, benefitting from all of its surrounding amenities.  
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Industry-leading warranty to fall asleep with at night

Posted on December 27, 2019
There’s a lot of competition in the home-building industry, which is why it’s important we do something to stand out. With an industry-leading warranty program, we not only deliver exactly the homes our customers expect – we stand by the quality of their craftsmanship and design for many years to come.
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Building Green

Posted on November 28, 2019
  Do your environmental standards match your builder’s? Read on for Kensington’s approach to sustainable housing. When choosing a new home builder, you want your environmental values to be reflected in their approach. Every new home designed by Kensington Homes prioritizes sustainable measures, meeting and exceeding modern expectations for energy efficiency.
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