Harmony and balance in custom homes

It is a wise decision to source award-winning builders and renovators to help you build your dream home. It is also a good idea to ensure there is harmony between builder and designer. HAVAN members Landa Global Properties, in partnership with Sublime Interior Design Ltd. built and designed the custom home ‘Landa’ – an award…

Kuhn LLP

COUNTING THE DAYS – UNDERSTANDING THE “21 DAY NOTICE” PROCESS UNDER THE BUILDERS LIEN ACT

A builders’ lien can be an effective tool for those in the construction industry, such as contractors, subcontractors, workers, and material suppliers to secure payment. A lien hinders owners from selling their property and can hold up project financing, providing a lien claimant with significant leverage in payment disputes. However, there is a very strict…

Mike Freedman

HAVAN Spotlight: Mike Freedman

We interviewed HAVAN member Mike Freedman of Audio Insider: Your Chief Technology Insider, and asked him a series of questions about himself! He shares a moment in HAVAN’s Spotlight. Members and consumers look to HAVAN for connections in the residential construction industry. HAVAN’s Spotlight features HAVAN staff and members to showcase who we are and…

Greg Baarts Grenor Homes

HAVAN Spotlight: Greg Baarts

We interviewed HAVAN member Greg Baarts of Grenor Homes, and asked him a series of questions about himself! He shares a moment in HAVAN’s Spotlight. Members and consumers look to HAVAN for connections in the residential construction industry. HAVAN’s Spotlight features HAVAN staff and members to showcase who we are and to help connect with…

HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids

HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids campaign, in support of the Lower Mainland and Surrey Christmas Bureaus, two groups whose many initiatives help to provide a brighter winter for low-income families wrapped up on December 6th at Trail Appliances, 3388 Sweden Way, Richmond, from 8:30am to 10:30am. HAVAN member companies provided 72 drop-off locations across 16 Metro Vancouver municipalities for…

Silvie Pantsios

HAVAN Spotlight: Silvie Pantsios

We interviewed HAVAN Member Silvie Pantsios, Designs by KS, and asked her a series of questions about herself! She shares a moment in HAVAN’s Spotlight. Members and consumers look to HAVAN for connections in the residential construction industry. HAVAN’s Spotlight features HAVAN staff and members to showcase who we are and to help connect with…

14 ways to prepare your home for winter

Now that we are into December, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for winter and the freezing weather that comes with the change of season. If you followed our fall-maintenance checklist, you may have already gotten a head start on some of these items, but today we present you with our top-14 things you…