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September 23, 2021 |Buying a House

Are you ready to Own the Build?

Kensington Homes has been building safe havens for Winnipeggers for over 49 years. Throughout that experience, we’ve truly seen it all, and we’ve been able to hone a process that prepares for the unexpected, keeps things moving, and delivers homes on-schedule more often than just about any local competitor.

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May 11, 2021 |Buying a House

First Time Home Buyers: How Much Will It Actually Cost?

As a first-time home buyer, it is important to understand all the costs associated with buying a new home. Sometimes new home buyers think that just paying their down payment is good enough. There are other closing costs required when purchasing a new home that people often do not consider before they make this big decision. Later down the road, being presented with high bills you are not expecting to pay can sometimes come as a bit of a shock. 
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August 26, 2020 |Buying a House

Getting Used to the Homebuilding Vocabulary

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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March 17, 2020 |Buying a House

The Benefits of Buying a New Home

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. 
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February 14, 2020 |Buying a House

6 Moving Day Tips

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. 
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December 27, 2019 |Buying a House

Industry-leading warranty to fall asleep with at night

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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November 28, 2019 |Buying a House

Building Green

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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June 19, 2019 |Buying a House

Prevention is a big thing to us, and to you

As part of our commitment to keeping you empowered and in-the-know during your build, we also provide reassurance that we don’t run away right when you take possession.
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February 25, 2019 |Buying a House

Talking through the possession orientation process

Getting to see your completed home for the first time is one of the most exciting parts of the building process. If you build with Kensington Homes, you’ve already toured your home before completion day, and received updates on every milestone along the way. The finished home won’t come as a surprise to you – but we hope it may still take your breath away.
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October 22, 2018 |Buying a House

Feeling connected to the process helped Jess and Chad Willis navigate their new home build with Kensington

When choosing a home builder for their growing family, Jess and Chad Willis liked the fact that they felt cared for by the staff at Kensington Homes. The sentiment that Kensington cared carried through the process, making for a smoother home build experience.