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Once builder and homebuyer sit major home shows in North America, worked with the company since the Included in the impressive portfolio much needed type of housing. Today, when Connie and Jeff come to
down to discuss budget and house plan so they can help customers make beginning. of Owen Homes is a project visit, they are greeted with smiles and
requirements, the exciting process informed choices. especially dear to them – My Owen The initial inspiration for the project praise. The residents have become
of customization begins. Today’s Owen Homes meets current building Place. In 2011, they opened its doors, was Jeff’s mother who had mobility part of the Owen Homes extended
buyers are more knowledgeable than Customers can also have peace of codes like most builders; but what providing affordable living for and health issues. He wanted to design family. The couple socializes with
ever. Still, making decisions about a mind knowing that, throughout the makes the company stand out above seniors. a building where seniors could feel their new friends over potluck
home’s customizable elements – from 27-year history of Owen Homes, it has the rest is that it surpasses current secure in their homes. Throughout the dinners, concerts and jigsaw puzzles.
cabinetry to paint colours – can be maintained a five-star Tarion rating. codes with many extras, upgrades and The attractive 49-unit building in process, Jeff worked on-site alongside
overwhelming. The Ontario government created materials of the premium quality. The Waterloo provides safe, comfortable his valued tradespeople, paying “We wanted to leave a mark on the
Tarion to administer the Ontario company is committed to building apartments for low-income seniors. attention to details big and small, community – a positive one,” they
To help navigate the process, New Home Warranties Plan Act, healthy, environmentally friendly Jeff put his home building business like installing accessible showers and say. “ We want to drive by there in
customers may use the services of adopted to provide protection for new homes, so it includes features that on hold in order to dedicate two security cameras. Additionally, a 10- 20 years and say, ‘We built that.’
an Owen Homes interior decorator, homebuyers. Quality matters and Jeff ensure clean air and water for owners, years to the project. Owen Homes kilowatt solar panel was installed We’re very proud of what we have
or can have Jeff accompany them to assists customers from start to finish, from water softeners and humidifiers holds the distinction of being one on the roof, demonstrating the accomplished with My Owen Place
suppliers’ showrooms. Both Connie ensuring everything is done right – to high efficiency air conditioning of the first and only private builders company’s commitment to reducing and with all the homes we’ve had the
and Jeff stay up to date on the latest the first time, thanks to a trusted team units. to partner with local, provincial and their environmental impact. opportunity to create.”
new products and trends by attending of tradespeople, many of whom have federal governments to provide this
Written by Michele Sponagle

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