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GET FILLED IN ON INFILL!

Posted by Parabola Developments on May 1, 2017.

Real estate ads, home design trends, maybe even in your very neighbourhood-- if you don’t know what an infill house is, you have probably already seen one! A popular choice among new homebuyers and a very influential concept in urban planning, infill housing is quickly becoming a household term. If you are curious about the concept, read on for Parabola’s introduction to infill housing. WHAT IS AN INFILL? As a city develops, its older properties become redeveloped in a natural cycle-- mode...Read More Here!

 

Secondary Suites 101

Posted by Parabola Developments on Mar 30, 2017.

For years, secondary suites have often been overlooked or underutilized by many homeowners. Whether you are interested in subsidizing your own mortgage or you want to provide affordable rental housing, a secondary suite could be an excellent fit for many properties. Keep reading for Parabola Developments’ introduction to secondary suites, how to develop them and why you should invest in one. WHAT? If a property owner wants to add a secondary suite, they already have the benefit of a very cle...Read More Here!

 

Technology In The Home

Posted by Parabola Developments on Feb 28, 2017.

We are well into the 21st century-- property owners are embracing advances and innovations that can make anywhere more comfortable or convenient. Of course, customizability and connectability have been integrated into almost every aspect of our lives and the home is no exception. If you want to take your living space to the next level, consult Parabola Developments’ guide below to new technology in the home. SMART THERMOSTATS “Smart” or “connected” thermostats first made waves on cro...Read More Here!

 

PROS & CONS: Open Concept Floorplans

Posted by Parabola Developments on Jan 30, 2017.

When it comes to home decor, open concept floorplans have been a dominant trend for many years. Designed to maximize small spaces, this design philosophy embraces freedom of movement and clear sight lines. Considering an open concept floorplan for your next home or reno project? Be warned: what’s popular doesn’t always work for every space! Consult Parabola Developments’ guide below to help determine if this design will work for you. PROS The following is a summary of the most common adv...Read More Here!

 

2017 Flooring Trends

Posted by Parabola Developments on Dec 30, 2016.

Planning to renovate or build new in 2017? As you may already have seen, the range of floor choices can be overwhelming. Don’t worry! Parabola Developments has researched the most current innovations in flooring and design. Consult below for our practical guide to the hottest 2017 trends. SUSTAINABILITY As with most industries, flooring manufacturers are exploring the exciting world of eco-conscious, “green” or sustainable materials. Carpet, wood, laminate-- anything you can imagine is s...Read More Here!

 

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