Entries by Justin

Can I Afford To Build a Custom Home?

With a custom-built home, you’ll get everything you’re looking for due to the fact the house has been designed to your specific wishes. This means you’ll be able to have as many bedrooms and bathrooms as you like, an exact-size kitchen and perhaps a few other personal touches such as a sauna, games room, swimming […]

How Long Does It Take to Build a Custom Home?

If you’re wondering how long it takes to construct a custom home you probably won’t be surprised to hear that it all depends on several factors. Every custom home should be considered unique and the length of time it takes to build them will vary. However, on average, a custom-designed home will typically take from […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Custom Home?

Building a custom home is the dream of many people here in Toronto, but they often end up purchasing a pre-built home because of the scarcity of buildable lots and the perceived cost of having one built to their personal specifications. There’s nothing like designing your own home as you can include anything you like […]

How Much Does a Second Story Addition Cost?

When you’re looking for additional living space and the option of moving to a bigger home isn’t in the cards you can always consider a second story addition. Here in Toronto, the ever increasing real estate prices makes adding a second story addition an attractive option compared to buying a bigger home.  Adding a second […]

How much does it cost to remodel a condo?

When it comes to remodeling a condominium, the exact cost of the project will depend on several factors including the size, location, building permits, financing fees, the existing condition of the unit and the cost of contractors. In general, prices can differ quite a bit across the country, the total costs here in Toronto could […]

Home Additions: Additional Costs To Be Aware Of  

Nobody likes to be given a quote for the cost of something only to find out later the actual price is quite a bit higher than originally thought. It happens in all walks of life such as auto repairs and maintenance contracts etc. and it’s usually no different when it comes to home additions. There […]

Room Addition Ideas for a Small Home

If you’re currently living in a small or starter home in the Toronto area you don’t necessarily have to move to enjoy a larger living area. There are several different types of additions you could consider to provide your family with the extra space they crave. Custom additions are quite popular these days as they […]

Where To Start When Renovating Your Home

There are plenty of reasons for renovating a home and regardless of why you’re doing it, knowing exactly where to start is quite important. Remodeling an entire home can be quite a daunting task as there are numerous aspects to consider and decisions to be made. Just remember that all improvements to your home will […]

Beware of these hidden costs when remodeling your home

Homeowners certainly know they have to budget for materials, appliances, furniture and labour when planning a home renovation project, but there can also be some hidden costs. Whatever budget you come up with, always leave some budget for unforeseen expenses. Nobody wants to see their budget skyrocket when remodeling their home, so we’ve put together […]

What renovations can you do in a condo?

There’s a condo boom going on here in Toronto.  As real estate prices continue to rise, more and more people are opting to buy a condo.  Condo units are a more affordable option than a single-family home, they require little to no maintenance, and condos are often sitting on prime real estate.  And like any […]