We love working with home buyers!..
We will help you find the home that fits your needs and your lifestyles.
We will help you get the information you need to make your decision, from getting approved for a mortgage, asking for the appliances, and fixtures that you need, getting you the possession date that will make your move less stressful.
Navigating the home inspection, what is critical what is not, we can negotiate with the seller to make the repairs.
If you buy a home with us we will also provide you with a Home Warrantee that will cover most home repairs for the first year.
In-Home Systems (subject to a $500 deductible):
- Electrical generation and distribution systems
- Heating and cooling systems (furnace, air conditioner and in-floor heating)
- Water heater
- Alarm system
- Sump pump
- Solar panels
Service Lines (subject to a $1,000 deductible):
- Exterior water, sewer and electrical service lines
Bonus offer: Major Appliances (subject to a $75 deductible):
If major appliances in the home are 10 years old or less, we will include them in the coverage for FREE
- Central Vacuum
- Option to add additional items for $50 each
- Home appliances limited up to $4,000 per home appliance;
- For all home appliances between the ages of 6 to 10 years old, in the event where BUHW deems an appliance to be not cost-effective to repair, at its sole discretion, a cash settlement or store credit at an approved supplier will be limited to $400 per home appliance;
- Please note, there is NO coverage avialable for appliances over 10 years old.
Aggregate coverage up to 15,000 for the term, with a maximum sub-limit of $10,000 for service line coverage.
Note: There is a 30-day waiting period after the plan takes effect. This is to ensure all mechanical devices are functioning properly
- An underground sewer line ruptured from apparent tree root damage: Total loss $10,000
- An Air Conditioning system working in an overheated operating condition fails electrically and had to be replaced: Cost $5,101.
- A main electrical panel’s breaker fails to trip as designed overheating wiring, switches and appliances which had to be replaced along with the circuit: $13,992.
- The electronic control panel in a fridge malfunctions and is not repairable: Replace fridge: $3995.
We are a Canadian company backed by Canadian Insurers!
Q. When can the program’s services start?
A. 30 days after the plan takes effect.
Q. Is a home inspection required in order to qualify?
A. No inspection is required.
Q. Can this program be applied to condominiums?
A. Yes, condominiums qualify if the appliances & systems are owned.
Q. Who pays for the repairs?
A. Blanket Universal Home Warranty pays for the eligible repair/replacement service for you. You only pay for the applicable deductible.
Q. What losses are not covered?
A. Items with known latent defects such as rust or corrosion, misuse or neglect, cosmetic wear, improper maintenance, external factors such as fire, vandalism, theft, flood and sewer backup, and resulting property damage.
Q. How do I apply?
A. Online at buhw.ca and go to apply to complete our application
Q. How do I file a claim?
A. Call toll free 1.855.587.4792
DID YOU KNOW?
- New home warranties specifically exclude appliance coverage, even under the builders first year obligations (Alberta only).
- Many new home warranties only cover 1-2 years only, with no option to renew.
- You own the exterior service lines from the home to the municipal line. Damage to these lines are not covered under a standard homeowner’s policy.
- Unexpected breakdowns and repairs can cost homeowners thousands of dollars.
- Most homeowners do not have funds set aside for unexpected repairs.
- A stand alone warranty for one appliance or service line alone can cost $250 or more!
Most homeowners don’t know they own the exterior service lines from the home to the municipal line. Damage to these lines is often not covered under a standard homeowner’s policy
Price Reduced 70K From Original List!
Families with pools are active, happy and enjoy playing together. But there is so much more to this home to love, and the pool is removable. As you walk up to the home you know that this is an exceptional home; an aggregate stone drive, sidewalk and steps to the home and a corner yard that has been completely landscaped and fenced. The front door has double sidelights, beside the two-story turret at the front of the home. Inside you enter to a front living room with a two-story vault, and the formal dining area. The wide hallway has arched entrances to the heart of the home. The great room has a rock feature wall with gas fireplace with a hook-up for the tv over the mantle. The breakfast nook is in a bay over-looking the yard. The generous kitchen has cappuccino colored shaker style cabinets, light colored granite countertops, upgraded stainless steel appliances, There are hardwood floors throughout the common areas of the main floor. There is a powder room, a den & a laundry room also on the main floor. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms for the family and the master bedroom has lots of room for a retreat, a huge walk-in closet. The master bath has a private toilet, a generous full glass shower, double sinks with a storage tower, and a soaker tub. On this level there is a loft overlooking the front of the home, that you can relax and unwind in. The basement has been finished to the same high quality as the rest of the home. There is large bar with granite counter a second gas fireplace and lots of room for the kids to play. There is an additional bedroom down stairs with a 3-piece bath. Outside is fenced for privacy, with mature trees and is designed to relax in with artificial grass in the play area and an oblong pool set into the custom-built deck,with a dining area & a lounging area for relaxing in this exceptional south facing back yard. This home is in immaculate condition with fresh paint. The total square footage including the basement is 4,763
Living in Chestermere.
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There are 5 strip malls in Chestermere offering just about every service a family could want or need.
The Chestermere community currently has 4 service stations, 2 car washes, bottle depot, 3 convenience stores, 22 restaurants and fast food places, a full service Safeway, a No Frills Grocery Store, 5 liquor stores, 2 hair dressers, 5 dentists, a veterinarian, three chiropractors, three family medical clinics, a medical lab, physiotherapy, 2 optometrists, four pharmacies, five banks, a dance studio, a martial arts school, a tattoo studio, a tire shop, an oil change shop, four fitness clubs, two barber shops, a pet store and 4 pubs.
Many more services are available at East Hills Shopping Centre, just 5 miles West of Chestermere. There is a Walmart Super Centre, Hair Dressers and Barbers, a Bulk Bin, Sleep Country, Sport Chek. Michaels, Marshalls, A Dollar Store, and more. There is a Costco with a gas bar and a liquor store. At East Hills you can enjoy a gourmet hamburger, a specialty coffee, or an Italian ice cream.
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Pack and Go. Seniors Get More Out of Life With Less.
Seniors Get More Out of Life with Less
If you’re getting up in years and the idea of living in a home that not only costs less to upkeep but also requires fewer hours in maintenance, then keep reading. Here, we’ll outline a few key points on ways you can downsize in space so that you can live big in retirement.
Consider a move to the city. City life has its ups and downs,but if you’re looking to simplify, the benefits may outweigh the negatives.City life means access to public transportation, medical care, and services andamenities, such as grocery stores and parks for exercise and recreation. Withthe baby boomer population exploding, many urban areas have begun to develop strategies to make citylife easier for people of all ages.
Know how much space you really need. In the course of just two or three generations, the average home size has nearly doubled. In a Western society that stresses socioeconomic flamboyance, these supersized homes are quickly filled to the brim with stuff that serves no other purpose than to collect dust. However, as TreeHugger explains in this article, a big empty house is not only hard on your wallet but on the environment, too, and probably won’t enhance your enjoyment. Consider looking for a home that’s 1,000 square feet or less with a maximum of two bedrooms; you’ll learn how to utilize a smaller space, enjoy lower property taxes and have more hours in the day that you don’t devote to cleaning and maintenance tasks.
Make the move easy on yourself and your pets. If you own pets, it’s difficult to consider making a move. After all, they’ve acclimated to your space and moving means having to fix all of the little issues they’ve created over the years. But rest assured that your pet will settle into yournew home quickly. Moving day, however, is an altogether different story. Themoving process can cause anxiety and trigger behavioral issues, especially innervous pets. Make sure your dog has a secure crate and keep them in anout-of-the-way area such as garage or bedroom. When it’s not possible to checkon your dog every hour or so, it may be in everyone’s best interest to board him during moving day.
Hire the right movers. In the world of relocation, not all movers are created equally. While many claim to offer the best bang for your buck, they often hide fees and tack on added charges upon delivery. The Moving Blog advocates getting multiple quotes from moving companies who are willing to come to your home to survey your property and belongings. Don’t get hung up on price and make sure to check out your moving company’s reputation before signing a contract.
Pick the right realtor. Anyone can log on to the Internet and find a home online. But it takes an experienced real estate agent to identify the pros and cons of each listing before investing the time and energy into a visit. Take some time to interview local agents. Once you have narrowed down your search, talk to them about the area so you can gauge their familiarity and experience.
Turn your excess belongings and cash. It’s difficult to get rid of half of your belongings. But if you’re going from a large family home t oa one- or two-bedroom condominium or cottage, that’s exactly what you’ll need to do. As you sort through each room, purge duplicate items, clothing you never wear, unused kitchen gadgets and oversize furniture. Now’s a great time to divvy up family heirlooms between your children and grandchildren. Dedicate the garage or spare bedroom as a holding place for usable items and plan to host a garage sale before the move.
Moving doesn’t have to be an unpleasant experience. Ditching the excess space is an opportunity to cash in on home equity – and garage sale proceeds — that can be used on everything from travel, personal hobby or to simply relax and enjoy the fruits of your life long labors.
Live on the lake and love it! This great 2 storey has been freshly renovated throughout, hardwood floors and granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The roof, boiler and hot water tank have recently been replaced. Fresh exterior painting is coming. This affordable lakefront home has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a second floor family room an over-sized double garage with over-sized door and a rare and impressive drive in boat house with solid boat lift. There is even room to park the RV! You could finish off the attached storage on the boathouse to make a real man cave or workshop or just great storage for all of your boards, skis, bikes and toys. There is 2368 sq. ft. on 2 levels. The yard is deep and has a great deck for entertaining and a hot tub is included. This mature yard has lots of trees for privacy and shade. There is hot water heating throughout for economy and comfort. This home would be a great spot on the lake for your family.
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Imagine. You wake up in the morning look out the window and the lake is as smooth as glass, you nudge your ski partner, wake up your spotter and off you go. While you are at the office the family is enjoying the lake. Later you relax and watch the sun set over the lake from your spacious deck. This great room plan is wide open and has been completely updated. Take in the mountain and lake view from the large dining area, kitchen, den, and great room. There is a main floor laundry & powder room. The master bedroom overlooks the lake with a bright en suite with skylights, huge walk-in, steam shower, & bubble jet tub. 4 bedrooms up & a great kids bath. Hardwood floors, granite counters, 2 fireplaces. Downstairs, you have a large family room with an entertainment kitchen, there is a 5 piece bath with steam shower, and another bedroom. The exterior of the home is finished with stucco & stone. Truly a lovely home in a great location View Listing Details …