Apr 26, 2019 / Amber Grove

Meet StreetSide's realtor team!

When purchasing a condo with StreetSide, there are a few things a buyer can count on — a strong customer commitment, the strength and expertise that comes from over 65 years of building quality homes and an expert team of professionals to walk you through the entire process from start to finish.

Mar 21, 2019 / Amber Grove

Budget 2019: Great news for first-time home buyers!

Exciting news for those in the market for their first home or condo! The federal 2019 budget was recently announced, which will make homeownership more affordable for those looking to attain their first mortgage. This “new, targeted support for first-time buyers” takes a look at both housing supply and affordability measures, and introduces a First-Time Home Buyer Incentive that is sure to help more buyers get their foot in the door.

Mar 15, 2019 / Amber Grove

How to make your space feel bigger

One of the easiest ways to make your home feel bigger (and cleaner!), is to make your living space light and bright. Many homeowners are worried about bringing in light finishes and furnishings for fear of them looking dirty (especially if you have kids or pets), but there are some easy ways to bring in more light to your home that aren't overly fussy.
 
Feb 12, 2019 / Amber Grove

Mortgage Tips for First Time Home Buyers!

Getting your first mortgage can be an intimidating process! We caught up with Chad Wilson, Mortgage Broker and owner of Ideal Mortgage Solutions to get his tips for hopeful buyers who may be apprehensive about starting their home buying journey. Check out Chad’s tips to get you one step closer to being a home owner.

Oct 12, 2018 / Amber Grove

Top 7 Downsizing Tips when moving from a House to a Condo!

The time has come. Mowing your massive lawn brings you dread, climbing up and down the stairs is a hassle, and shoveling your way through another Winnipeg winter is already giving you the chills. You are ready to “right size” your lifestyle and trade in your house for a condo.

Once you’ve made the leap and secured your new condominium (hopefully a StreetSide condo), it’s time to plan your downsizing strategy.  Managing a lifetime of things can be very overwhelming – especially with all of the emotional attachment we place on them.  We’ve come up with a list of ways to help you downsize for the big move:

Dec 18, 2016 / Amber Grove

How Condo Fees Can Save You Money

Condo living provides a lifestyle desired by many: ease of maintenance, security, less worry, a sense of community, and most often, desired location. With all these benefits, condo life also gets associated with its very own “fee,” a monthly payment oft misunderstood to be an additional monthly cost only encountered by condo owners. 

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StreetSide Developments is incredibly proud to share that our District Condominiums 139 Market project has been named a finalist in the 2018 National Awards for Housing Excellence by the CHBA in the "Attached Homes – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium" category. 
We are thrilled to announce that Metro Condos and Metro's landscape designer, Kindret Landscape Group, were awarded the 2017 Landscape Award of Excellence for the design/build category for mid- level commercial projects at the Manitoba Nursery Landscape Association's recent annual awards banquet.

It's a question we get asked a lot, since for most buyers, writing an offer to purchase a new condo is a first-time experience. The short answer is, you do not need to bring in an outside realtor with you when you view or purchase a new condo.

With over 1000 square feet, two spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms, and generous closet space, The Buckingham floorplan at The Charles Condo makes downsizing from a larger home, or growing into a new space, a total breeze. This coveted floor plan design also happens to be featured in our brand new display suite at The Charles, which opened up this past weekend so that you can take a walk through before its Parade of Homes debut.

 
Condo living provides many perks, one of the most appreciated being the fact that condos are low maintenance compared to houses, and their efficient use of space usually means less cleaning is required. That said, keeping your condo in tip top shape not only gives you a sparkling space to live in, but also helps protect your investment, helping you get top dollar for whenever you decide to sell. Read on for a list of cleaning tasks that are important to remember when maintaining your condo.
 

Not much rivals the brick wall when it comes to an injection of character in a home or condo. There’s something about exposed brick that is just so … charming. Perhaps it’s the history it holds — a story of another time that serves as a constant reminder of the past. It’s also a welcome departure from basic drywall — a wall that has enough personality on its own that you don’t even need to paint it.

 
People are very familiar with the idea of an apartment-style condo. Townhomes? Much less so. What is a townhome, and what makes it a suitable choice for a homeowner?

Love it or hate it, snow in Winnipeg is a heavy part of the winter experience.

If one of your plans for 2018 is to become a homeowner (or to purchase a new condo if you’ve owned before), then you’re on your way to making one of the biggest and most rewarding purchases in your lifetime. Historically, owning a home and building your equity is a sound financial choice, but more than that, owning a place of your own brings a sense a pride and let’s you settle in and personalize your home unlike renting.

Driving down Centre Street in Bridgwater, you’ll catch a flurry of construction activity happening at The Rise Condominiums’ site – but the better part of the building is taking place offsite. Read on to learn more...

When it comes to buying a new condo, location, amenities and the layout are usually at the top of a homebuyer’s list. But there’s one factor that can really shape your experience above all else: who the developer is.

 

As housing prices increase, the thought of saving a down payment for a home can be daunting, especially for younger generations just entering the job market.

A new solution is popping up all over the country and gaining in popularity: co-buying a condo with a partner. Read on to learn more about co-buying and why it's worth consideration.

Articles on saving for a down payment are certainly not hard to come across. They are full of practical advice like "Cut out your morning latte to save an extra $2000 a year!"

But what if you're already all about the home brew and bagged lunch, and you're still stuck on how to make your savings grow? Well, we've put together 5 more ideas we hope will provide some new and unique ways (involving minimal effort) to help you save for the biggest purchase of your life.
 

When developing the brand concept for District Condos’ 139 Market, we decided we wanted to tap into the artistic community that the Exchange is known for.

To capture the feeling we get when roaming through the streets of the Exchange and visiting our favourite local hangouts, we thought we would incorporate a local artist’s work inspired by the area, rooting our branding in the community we know and love.

We've been busy over at Parkline Townhomes in South Osborne - so much so  that we haven't had the chance to share photos from our display suites until now! The Panorama display is a first-of-its kind for us, featuring a separate, contained income suite in the basement as a mortgage helper.