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Ownership – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 7)

Your home is complete; you have done your final walk-through and are ready to move into your new custom home. All legal paperwork is finalized; you are officially a homeowner. Congratulations! As members of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program, it is mandatory to complete a “Certificate of Possession” prior

The Building Process – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 6)

Your blueprints are complete, your mortgage is in place, paperwork is signed off, and you have made your selections to personalize your new custom home. The home building process is underway… Construction begins once building and development permits are approved. Your Home Goes up! Here are the phases your house

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Blueprints – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 4)

You have made the first few important decisions… You have chosen your lot, you know which style of home you are building, and you have a layout for the home. Your ideas are now laid out on paper and you are the proud owner of a Preliminary Blueprint. This early set

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Layout – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 3)

You now know your location and you have decided on a bungalow or two story… What’s next? Layout. There have been numerous innovative ideas that have been drawn on a napkin – I can speak from personal experience as my own logo for Canterbury Homes Inc. came to life while I

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Bungalow vs Two Storey – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 2)

With websites, such as Houzz, to fill your heads with ideas, are they helping or confusing you? When considering a custom built home, what is your inspiration? Kitchen Design style Color scheme My suggestion would be to start with function. [Tweet “Any home that looks beautiful but does not satisfy the


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