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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.
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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August 02, 2019

Neighbours Watching Out for Neighbours

When moving into a new community, it’s important to keep in mind the positive affects a Neighbourhood Watch Program will have. It’s a program designed to help a community reduce break and enters and other property crimes.
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.
April 15, 2019

Skip the decisions and enjoy quick possession of your dream home

If you’ve found your way here, you’ve likely decided that buying a fixer-upper home – or a move-in-ready older home that could be full of surprises – is not the way to go for your family. Often, brand-new homes save you time, work and headaches just from being untouched by anyone but a professional builder.

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.
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. 
August 15, 2018 |Home Décor

Tips for building new from industry insider Melissa MacTavish

Melissa MacTavish has been designing beautiful showhomes and helping new Kensington homeowners create their own personalized spaces for over five years. So when it came time for her to embark on her own build, picking out the perfect home for her and her schnoodle pup, Charlie, she had some significant industry know-how to make the experience easier.

July 01, 2018 |Home Décor

Getting Into the Zone with Your Yard Décor

Designing and furnishing your backyard sometimes feels like not just a different section of the home – but a whole different headspace. Tara MacTavish, Kensington’s designer and owner of Changes by Design, suggests thinking about the space just like you would your indoor haven, and had these tips to impart: