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February 19, 2021 |Communities

Grande Pointe Meadows has it all: city comforts and space to breathe

When choosing to make the move to the country, typically you have to trade in urban comforts you’ve come to rely on in favour of room to breathe. Moving to Grande Pointe Meadows means you don’t have to make any sacrifices. The neighbourhood is master-planned with city amenities we rely on – like provincial water, a standard sewer system, and even high-speed Internet – while homes are set on large lots just south of the city.
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January 15, 2021 |Home Maintenance

Winter Home Care

There are a number of seasonal maintenance items that are best to do in the winter – or necessary due to possible snow and ice build-up – and the uninviting weather is the perfect time to hone in on the health of your home. Don’t worry about tackling this all in one weekend, but rather, make a list of five to 10 items you could knock off over an entire week. You’ll feel better about your productivity even if you’re also seeing a spike in your couch and screen time.
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December 09, 2020

Making the Best of the 2020 Holiday Season

This holiday season will look different for everyone. Even though we won’t be gathering with friends, family and co-workers, there are still plenty of ways to make the best of the holidays this year. We have put together a list of fun activities and ways to celebrate the holidays, with the people in your ‘bubble’.
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November 25, 2020 |Communities

Parkview Pointe - A New Community

Kensington Homes is excited to build families their dream home in the new community of Parkview Pointe. Located in West St. Paul behind the Sunova Community Centre, Parkview Pointe has large, beautiful lots to choose from including park views, park lots and walk-out lake lots. Lots are fully serviced and is a short 15-minute drive to downtown Winnipeg.
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October 30, 2020 |Show Homes

Fall 2020 Parade of Homes Recap

The Fall 2020 Parade of Homes was a huge success amidst the challenges and uncertainty of Covid-19 and our team was lucky to bring home six awards! 
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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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July 24, 2020 |Home Maintenance

Home Prep Before The Cabin

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. Here are some tips for hitting the road with a clear mind on the weekend.

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June 22, 2020 |Home Models

Five Affordable Homes with a Main Floor Office

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. 

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May 28, 2020 |Home Maintenance

Stay On Top Of Home Maintenance This Summer

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. 

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April 24, 2020 |Home Décor

Tips for Setting up Your Perfect Home Office

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.