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Hot Home Trends for Summer 2017

Whether you are in a luxury townhome or a custom house, you can make simple updates to compete with the trends in 2017. From Pantone’s color of the year, Greenery, to marble everything, you can’t go wrong! Marble Marble is undoubtedly the hottest trend in 2017. From more traditional countertops to wallpaper, you can find […]

Best Homes for Seniors vs. Growing Families

As you go from chapter to chapter in your life, your needs change! Growing families’ needs will differ from those who are empty nesters. Continue reading to find out the things to look out for, for both those looking for starter homes and those looking to simplify. Since you’re in the market, be sure to […]

How to Protect Your Home on Moving Day

Moving can be an exciting experience for many of us. However, it is vital to remember that even if you are moving to a better apartment, you still need to protect the old one. Any damages will still be your responsibility. Whether you are hiring professional movers or you are using friends to help pack […]

Tips for Incorporating Individual Style into Your New Townhome

Many modern consumers find that luxury townhomes provide an excellent middle ground between traditional home ownership and life in an apartment. If you’ve been tempted recently by the various new townhouses for sale on today’s market, here’s a short list of the benefits of choosing this style of housing: Outdoor maintenance obligations are practically nonexistent for townhome dwellers, leaving evenings […]

How to Budget When Buying a Home

Whether you are getting ready to buy a condo, townhouse, or a single house, making and sticking to a realistic budget is an important part of the process. In addition to having new condos for sale, Phoenix Homes helps people from throughout Ottawa to understand the commitment of buying property and the importance of budgeting and responsible borrowing. These top […]

Here’s Why Open-Concept Homes Are Hot in 2017

These days, open-concept homes seem to be a popular choice among homebuyers of all ages. Many homebuyers are in search of homes with floor plans that stand out from the crowd. This style features fewer walls and doors and more airy, wide-open spaces, making it possible to easily interact with others while they’re in another […]

4 Tips to Help Keep Your Energy Costs Down

Having a beautiful home will only be enjoyable if the house doesn’t cause you any angst. If you are dealing with a high mortgage and high bills, your home may become a burden rather than a place that you can enjoy. Luckily, there are ways to save on all of your energy costs in order […]

Financing Your New Home? Hear What the Experts Are Saying

Whether you are interested in a brand-new starter home or a just-built luxury condo, nearly everyone is in the same boat. Financing is an important part of the game when you are buying a home. Most home buyers will need to finance all or at least part of their home purchase, which means that paying […]

New Year, New Home, New Move?

The New Year – it’s a time for celebration, starting over, and turning over a new leaf. It’s also one of the best times to move, especially if you want to start fresh in a new location. Whether you’re considering moving for work, you’re getting married, or you just want to have a brand new […]

Moving During the Holidays? Our Top Tips for a Smooth Move!

Moving during any time of the year can be stressful and frustrating. There’s an entire house or apartment full of items to pack, breakables to protect, and a plethora of sorting, organizing and boxing up to be done, not to mention the need to plan out your move so it all goes smoothly from day […]

The Difference Between Semi-Detached Homes and Townhomes

When the time comes to choose a new home, or to finally purchase your dream home, you have many choices. Based on your location and preferences, you may find yourself trying to decide whether a semi-detached house or a townhome will best suit your needs. Each of these types of homes has their benefits and […]

5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for Fall

Fall has arrived, and with it comes the need for you to prepare your new home for winter. From weather-proofing to choosing the right decor indoors and out, these important tips will have your brand-new bungalow the talk of the town – for all the right reasons!   Colours Autumn is all about warm colours, […]