Entries by Monique Gorda

Understanding the Cost of Building a New Home

I remember when I was young and my dad had mentioned that someone he knew had purchased a million dollar home, I thought it must be a palace! He described it as a grand castle-like mansion which overlooked the river and had an 10 foot cream coloured stone fence all the way around it. What […]

Should You Have a Plan Before Finding a Builder?

We are often asked by clients if they should have a plan before finding a home builder. It may seem like a good idea to start with a plan; however, there are many different approaches when it comes to planning a new home build. Some people come to us with very specific plans, while others […]

How Much Square Footage Do I Need?

How much square footage you require will depend on the list of needs and wants in your home. During our first meeting with new clients, we do a “needs assessment” to find out which spaces are occupied the most and how many people will be using that space. Once your layout is confirmed, you will […]

Country Club Living in Sherwood Park

Sherwood Park’s Golf and Country Club Estates are home to some of the most incredible, unique, and luxurious homes in the Edmonton area. Affluent members of the community chose this exclusive area for its privacy, pristine views, and spacious lots to build their custom home on; however, the proximity to amenities (click for nearby amenities) […]

Two-Story, Bungalow or Ranch: The Best Choice for your Lifestyle

In the beginning of your custom home build, you will make a few essential decisions. Even before you choose your lot, have you thought about which type of home would best suit your needs? There are many layout plans: bi-levels, walkout bungalows, split levels, multi-level, etc., etc.; however, for many of our clients, it comes down […]

Custom Home Luxury Items: Kitchen and Bathroom

Building your custom home is likely one of the largest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, you want to get it right by choosing the best items for your lifestyle. You’ll have ideas for your needs and wants list: the items that go into making your custom home the luxury dream home you desire. What […]