Author: Monique Gorda

The Building Process – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 6)

Your blueprints are complete, your mortgage is in place, paperwork is signed off, and you have made your selections to personalize your new custom home. The home building process is underway… Construction begins once building and development permits are approved. Your Home Goes up! Here are the phases your house

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Blueprints – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 4)

You have made the first few important decisions… You have chosen your lot, you know which style of home you are building, and you have a layout for the home. Your ideas are now laid out on paper and you are the proud owner of a Preliminary Blueprint. This early set

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Layout – Custom Home Build: What Do I Need to Know? (Part 3)

You now know your location and you have decided on a bungalow or two story… What’s next? Layout. There have been numerous innovative ideas that have been drawn on a napkin – I can speak from personal experience as my own logo for Canterbury Homes Inc. came to life while I

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From Good to Great – Our Flooring Story

Do you ever get that feeling when you have a goal in mind, however at every turn you hit a dead end or a constant fork in the road? I am a bit of a gypsy, or so my family tells me. I like change. Not little changes, large ones.

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Willingness to Change – Listening to that Inner Voice

If you want something different, you must be WILLING to do something you’ve never done. Thomas Jefferson How many times do we see someone doing something out of their comfort zone and think, I wish I could do that? Well you know what, you can! We are our own worst

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The Value of a Good Nights’ Sleep: How to be the Best You!

What is the best way to set yourself up for a productive, happy, and clear-minded day?  The answer is simple: a good night’s sleep. You turn in for the night and head to bed.  You have done all the right things: you have shut off all electronic devices earlier in the