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  • Shipping Container Homes vs. Prefabricated Homes

    Design Trends, Building Your Home

    Finding an affordable home in cottage country can be tough. It’s no surprise that many families are looking for alternatives to traditional, stick-built homes as a way to afford this luxury without breaking the bank. One unusual concept that has attracted a lot of press recently is the idea of homes built from shipping containers. […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Build Your Dream Home in the Golden Horseshoe

    Planning Your Lot & Home, Building Your Home

    Can’t decide between building your dream home in a large city, suburban municipality, small town, village or rural area? Good news! There’s one location that has it all: The Golden Horseshoe. The perfect location for the indecisive home builder. Know as an international economic, agricultural and cultural hub, the Golden Horseshoe is the perfect location […]

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  • 9 Steps to Building Your Own Home

    Building Your Home

    Two storey Royal Homes custom home model

    Planning your dream home is an exciting time filled with countless possibilities and plenty of emotion and anticipation. At Royal Homes we are dedicated to helping you build a home that is perfect for you. What’s more, a Royal Homes Project Specialist is with you every step of the way.  1. Design it – Planning your home starts with choosing the perfect Royal Homes model to […]

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  • 3 Steps for Choosing the Perfect Fireplace for Your Home

    Building Your Home

    The first question that comes to mind when choosing a fireplace for your home is: gas, electric, or wood burning? While that is an important distinction, it’s not the only thing you have the think about when choosing the perfect fireplace for your home. Let’s go through the steps of what you should think about […]

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  • 5 Roofing Options for a New Home in Ontario

    Building Your Home

    A house isn’t finished until there’s a roof overhead. Ontario home builders have more options than ever when it comes to roofing, each with advantages and disadvantages. Wondering which is right for your home? These are some of the most common roof options for new homes in Ontario. Asphalt Shingles (Traditional/Organic) By far the most […]

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  • Is a Bungalow a Good Investment?

    Building Your Home

    bungalow a good investment

    There was a time when this was the land of the bungalow. The single-story dwellings met the demand for affordable housing in the post-war era, and home builders in Canada were happy to deliver. If you were born and raised in the 60’s or 70’s, chances are you were among those who called a bungalow […]

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  • Can You Add a Loft to a Bungalow?

    Building Your Home

    add bungalow loft

    Bungalows are a flexible, accessible, and affordable housing option. Their biggest downside? Many bungalows (especially older mid-century homes) fall short when it comes to space. Those who are contemplating buying or building a bungalow may ask: can you add a loft to a bungalow to expand the living space? The answer is yes! It is […]

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  • Differences Between Building On A Lake VS. In The Country

    Planning Your Lot & Home, Building Your Home

    Living outside of the hustle and bustle of city life, even if it is only for a weekend, is a peaceful thing. The quiet of cottage life lets you listen to the sound of chirping birds and, if you live near a river or lake, the sound of rushing and lapping water. Sunrises are especially beautiful away from the city. When you […]

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  • Growing Places to Build in Ontario

    Building Your Home

    When it comes to building the perfect home, the location is as important as the house itself. Do you long for a quiet country retreat, or a bustling town with city connections? We’re profiling four of the best growing communities Ontario has to offer.   Shelburne It’s no wonder Shelburne is now the fastest-growing town in the country. Located in the heart of Dufferin County, this beautiful […]

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I really liked the fact that after I had made my choices, everything went smoothly. The building process was hassle-free. I did not have to worry about delays, weather or missing pieces.Mai-Liis
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