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6 Reasons to Retire to a New Home

October 19, 2018

As you approach your retirement years, it’s easy to wonder whether buying a new home is a smart move or not. You’re probably close to paying off your current mortgage - if you haven’t already done so - and you may not want to take on a new mortgage knowing may be living on a more limited budget.

Despite your reservations, there are plenty of good reasons to downsize to a new home before you retire rather than staying where you are or moving into an apartment. Once you think carefully about your options, you may see this is the right move for you.

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6 of Our Most Popular Upgrades

October 17, 2018

Building a new home over buying a resale comes with plenty of perks. You can choose your ideal floor plan, choose the exact lot on which to build, and really personalize your new home to your exact needs. And of course, one of the most enticing reasons to build new is you can get more in-depth with your choices of colours and finishes.

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Don’t Miss this Quick Possession Home at 29 Wheelwright Way

October 12, 2018

If you’ve been longing for a brand new home but know you just can’t wait for it to be built, it’s time to start packing your bags. Sterling’s latest quick possession home is available for IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, so you won’t have to wait at all. In this surprisingly spacious bungalow home at 29 Wheelwright Way, you’re about to find everything you’ve been looking for. All you need to do is sign the papers.

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Basement Development: How Does it Work?

October 10, 2018

Of course, it's always fun to visit new show homes in Winnipeg. You get to see the newest design trends, spacious floor plans and beautiful features - not to mention, some great ideas for your new dream home. As show home shoppers, though, we tend to fixate on the really eye-catching rooms in the home such as the kitchen and bathrooms (of course!).

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What Are Home Elevations?

October 5, 2018

In a nutshell, home elevations are drawings of what the exterior of a home will look like. They give you a sense of a new home's curb appeal and help you decide if you like the look of the home overall.

Of course, there are often many variations to home elevations. Two homes may have almost identical floor plans on the interior while looking completely different from the outside. You'll also get to make choices about exterior design when you build a new home and see elevations of each side before you finalize your purchase.

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The Average Price Range of a New Home Build

October 3, 2018

Probably one of the most popular questions we are asked as a luxury builder is, “how much?”. This can be a tough question to answer because when it comes to home building there are always a number of factors that affect your home’s final price - especially since we offer so much flexibility! Things like lot price, base home model price, upgrades, and customizations can vary the final cost. Our prices usually range anywhere from the $480,000 mark up to approximately $700,000+ depending on these and other factors.

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6 Home Feature Must-Haves if You Love to Entertain

September 28, 2018

Buying a new home can seem like somewhat of an adventure, especially with all the features you need to keep in mind. However, if entertaining tops your list of priorities, you will want to keep this at the forefront when you're choosing the right home model. Knowing which entertainment essentials are the most vital will help you make a more informed choice.

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Home Model Feature: The Delano

September 26, 2018

If you’ve always liked the idea of a bungalow-style home but were afraid it would feel too small and cramped, Sterling’s latest home model, The Delano, is going to turn your world around. It features three bedrooms and almost 1,900 square feet of space. As you look more into what this beautiful home has to offer, you will quickly see this might be the right design for your family.

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Don’t Miss This Quick Possession Home at 18 South Down Lane

September 21, 2018

We are pleased to showcase another gorgeous spec home in Taylor Farm available for IMMEDIATE POSSESSION! That's right... no waiting! Located approximately 10 minutes west of Winnipeg in Headingley. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and priced at $524,895!

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What is a Certified Interior Decorator and How Can They Help Me?

September 19, 2018

Choosing the home's overall design, finishes, and colours is one of the best parts of selecting a brand new home by far. One of the advantages of using Sterling Homes is you have recourse to a private appointment where you can make these choices.

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