New Home Builders Saskatoon
We have put together an assortment of articles and guides to help educate our clients on various topics related to home building. Topics ranges from the cost to build a house in Saskatoon to what to consider when building a infill home. Enjoy!
Financing a New Home: Top 10 Things to Know
Ten great things to know when you are exploring options for financing a new home build. We created this guide on […]
What to Know Before Building your Acreage Home
This guide outlines some key considerations and decisions when you are planning to build on an acreage around Saskatoon. This guide discusses the […]
What does it cost to build a home in Saskatoon
The answer is “It Depends!” In this guide we’ll show you why there isn’t an easy calculation for determining the […]
Infill Homes: Lot Requirements, Design Considerations, and Construction Tips
This guide outlines some key requirements and considerations when planning to build an infill home in Saskatoon. Building infill homes on mature […]
Five Homeowner Tips for a Smooth Build Process
Five Homeowner Tips for a Smooth Build Process You likely have already heard that building a home can be a […]
Build Your Dream Home in 2023
A new year is fast approaching and we are dreaming up some beautiful designs for the year ahead. Our […]
The Apex: Contemporary flair and mid-century designs
We were once again delighted to take part in this year’s Parade of Homes presented by the Saskatoon & Region […]
Items For Your Summer Maintenance Checklist
This is a special guest post written by Mike Holmes. Lexis is a member of Holmes Approved Homes. Your home […]
Quick Energy Efficiency Facts
Quick Energy Efficiency Facts Building energy efficient and high performance homes is important to us at Lexis. When we build […]
Review: Infill show home “a combination of traditional elements with modern twists”
This post appeared as an editorial article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix (September 12, 2020) by Jennifer Jacoby-Smith. Lexis Homes’ […]
13 Tasks On Mike Holmes’ Fall Maintenance Checklist
13 Tasks On Mike Holmes’ Fall Maintenance Checklist I always recommend homeowners do their home maintenance from the outside in […]
Building New Versus Buying an Existing Home
When your existing home no longer meets your needs, the search begins for something more suitable for your lifestyle. The […]
New Home Design & Style Trends
In this article Lexis Homes’ Design and Style Coordinator, Shilynne Ward, explains how she helps clients with the home building […]
Review: Trend show home “a fresh, open living space that is as functional as it is beautiful”
This post originally appeared as an editorial article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix (September 7, 2019) by Jennifer Jacoby-Smith and has […]
The Tile House: Saskatoon Infill Home with Dazzling Details
This article originally appeared as a guest blog on the Holmes Approved Homes website and has been republished with permission. […]
Lexis Homes President Elected as Chair of Saskatoon Home Builder’s Association
This article was originally published by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builder’s Association (SHRBA) – It has been reposted with permission. […]
Tips for Protecting Your Home from Winter
Tips for protecting your home from Winter This is a special guest post written by Mike Holmes. Lexis is a […]
Five Benefits of Building an Infill Home in Saskatoon
By now, we’ve all heard that “prolonged sitting” can be harmful to your health. Some of us track our steps […]
“The Lark” Lexis Show Home Offers West-Coast Vibe
This post originally appeared as an editorial article in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix (August 18, 2018) by Jennifer Jacoby-Smith and has […]
The Acreage Advantage: Space, Privacy, Nature and Tranquility
Let’s face it — some of us are natural urbanites and some of us crave the peace and privacy of […]
A Day In the Life: Experience the Evoke Floor Plan
Picture this. It’s a Sunday morning in early autumn. There’s no alarm set, so you wake up naturally to the […]
Award Winning Floor Plan: The Elate
The Elate Floor Plan by Lexis Homes in Saskatoon Here at Lexis, we’ve created our fair share of fantastic floor […]
Saskatoon Acreage Living – Questions to Ask Before Building
We’ve helped several clients trade in the bright lights of the city for the private solitude of the country. They’ve […]
FAQ – How to Finance a Home Build?
Financing a new home build through builders, banks or brokers: Answers to your burning questions! Although you may already be […]
Landscaping Costs for a New House
As the weather starts to warm up every spring, many Saskatoon homeowners turn their thoughts to their outdoor spaces. Whether […]
House Quotes – How to Read Between the Lines
No two home building quotes are created equal so learning how to compare and contrast them is an important skill […]
Going, Going, Gone: Hot New Land Listings
Going, Going, Gone: Hot New Land Listings As of early March, if you searched for Saskatoon land listings on […]
What is a Holmes Approved Home?
What is a Holmes Approved Home? Mike Holmes is a guy who needs no introduction. As the star of several […]
A Day in the Life in the Urbane – our featured floor plan
Imagine waking up on a Friday morning and starting your day with a shower in your luxurious ensuite bathroom. You […]
Question: How much does a home cost….
As a custom homebuilder in Saskatoon, we often get asked the question “what does is cost to build a home […]
The Reviews Are In: Our customers LOVE their Lexis home!
At Lexis, we’re thrilled to do work we love every day. As a home builder, we take pride in our […]
Bored by Saskatoon homes?
If you’ve spent any time in some of Saskatoon’s new neighbourhoods, you may have noticed more than a little monotony. […]
Why Wait? Move into a brand new Lexis home today!
If you’re looking to make the move to a new home, you don’t necessarily need to start at the blueprints […]
Self Assessment – Buy or Build
How do you decide between building new versus buying an existing house? Like most major life decisions, there are pros […]
8 tips for finding available land for sale in Saskatoon
Finding the right lot and location for your new home is crucial! Here are some tips on how to find […]
Four new home design trends — sleek, modern, clean
At Lexis, we stay ahead of the curve when it comes to design trends and we love incorporating them into […]
14 floor plans, unlimited possibilities
A lot of our clients love the idea of building a home that’s completely tailored to their personal tastes. They often […]
Top 5 Things You Should Know About Lexis Homes
It takes training and a great deal of skill to build a high-quality home and reputation. Not everyone who enters […]
Does your builder have an After-Sales Service Program?
One of the great advantages of buying a new home is having a warranty. In addition to warranty protection, most […]
Are You Comparing Apples to Apples?
While there are various things to consider when selecting a builder, some people end up basing their final decision on […]
LEXIS presents the 2014 Kinsmen Riverview Lottery Home
Lexis Homes is proud to announce that our Grand Prize Home for the 2014 Kinsmen Home Lottery is now open to […]
Floor Plans – finalizing before blueprints
The floor plan is the most common of all architectural drawings that tells us the most about a house. This […]
Tips for Designing Your Custom Home
In our last blog we focused on how planning plays a major step in the success of your custom home […]
Planning: Its Importance in Custom Homes
Planning is a very important step before construction even begins on your new home. It can be the difference between […]
Peace of Mind with a New Home Warranty
A new home is the biggest single investment most of us will ever make in our lifetime. We normally have warranties […]
Lexis Homes in the Top 5 for national award
For the second year in a row, Lexis Homes has made it to the Top 5 list for a national […]
How to select the right homebuilder for you …..
You’ve heard the stories and watched the tv programs…the good, the bad and the ugly home builders are among us! When […]
Award Winning Homes
The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association presented its 20th Annual Bridges Awards at TCU Place on Saturday February […]
Happy Holidays from all of us at Lexis Homes!
There’s something so magical about this time of year and it’s so important to reflect with gratitude on the year […]
National award finalist and the VIBE on 5
This has been a week filled with a lot of really great news so we thought we would list […]
Ultra-modern living at its best at 523 6th Street!
Another modern home with amazing details & finishing levels by Lexis Homes is now offered for sale! This contemporary […]
3 New Lots Selected in the Evergreen Neighbourhood!
We recently completed our picks in the Evergreen lot draw and are pretty excited about getting three fabulous lots in Saskatoon’s […]
Win a cool Apple iPad2 and Design Consultation!
Enter the Lexis Homes Facebook Sweepstakes! Want to win an iPad?? Of course you do! We decided to give away […]
Infill Demolition in Nutana
There’s nothing like a good smash down to start the day! Demolition day is always a big day for us […]
Lexis unveils its modern new office
It’s been a long time coming but our new office design is complete and we will be ready to start […]
A slower approach to life with a Slow Home
What’s Wrong With This House? Fast Houses, Slow Homes and How to Tell the Difference by John Brown & Matthew […]
Home Design Concepts
What’s Wrong With This House? Fast Houses, Slow Homes and How to Tell the Difference by John Brown & Matthew […]
Duane meets Mike Holmes in Toronto
Duane and I recently attended Canada’s largest home construction and design show in Toronto. We decided to take in […]
New Lexis Website wins a SIMA award
The Lexis website recently won an award for the best website in its category! The awards are handed out annually […]
Lexis mentioned in Mike Holmes article
A few months ago we were contacted by a journalist for the Mike Holmes magazine. She heard we were home […]
Hargreaves home design revealed
We now have our Hampton Village home design nearly completed. We will be building this home at 703 Hargreaves Crescent. […]
Tearing Down BROADWAY
We spent the last few weeks trying to reuse a number of items from the old Broadway house in Saskatoon […]
Energy Star Home Under Construction
Our current townhome project at 1210 Broadway Avenue is being built to achieve Energy Star certification. To become an Energy […]
Lexis home featured on a magazine cover….
We are pretty excited about having our home featured on the front cover of Renovations magazine for the month of […]
Lexis acquires HUGE lot in Willowgrove
On Monday, the Saskatoon Land Branch announced they were putting an additional Willowgrove lot on the market. It had been […]
New home building locations for Lexis
We have firmed up our plans relating to where we will be building new homes in Saskatoon over the next […]
BOLD on BROADWAY –New plans unveiled
We talk a lot about creating homes that are different than the norm. This is why we are pretty excited […]
Intense demand for the last lots in Willowgrove!
The Saskatoon land branch recently completed the final lot draw for lots in the Willowgrove neighbourhood. After the formal lot […]
Stainless steel countertops
We have been receiving a lot of great comments about the stainless steel countertops that we used at our […]
The new and improved Lexis website!
Welcome to the new and improved Lexis Developments website! We have spent a considerable amount of time and effort to […]
I have never purchased a new home. Where do I start?
A brief overview of the process for building a new home can be found on “Our Process” page on our website. The guides listed above will also help to get you started. Alternatively, feel free to call or email us as we would be more than happy to help out.
Should I purchase a finished home or have one built for me?
If you can find a finished home that meets all of your needs, this will require less time and effort for sure. We find that many people start by looking at completed homes but they just can’t find the right location, floor plan, or style they desire. When they look into having a home built just for their needs, people often find out that the pricing can be comparable to finished homes – and you get the added benefit of getting exactly what you want.
What if your floor plans don’t provide I am looking for?
We use our floor plans as a starting point to get us going in the right direction. Our plans can be modified to suit your needs. If you already have an idea for a floor plan, we can work with that too as we have an in house designer to help you every step of the way.
How long does it take to build a new home?
The construction of the home itself will take approximately 6 months for most homes. The time for building permits and mobilizing the trades will be a few weeks or so, depending on the time of year (spring is generally the busiest). The design time depends on whether we are using an existing floor plan or designing a custom home.
Where can I find the best lot location for my needs?
Our “Available Lots” section of the Find Your Home page is a great resource. In some neighbourhoods, we can also purchase lots from other home builders if you happen to find a lot that you really like but would like to build with Lexis Homes.
Do you build infill homes in established neighbourhoods?
We do! We have a lot of experience with knockdowns/rebuilds in established neighbourhoods. We have built both traditional and modern style homes in these neighbourhoods and we know all of the ins and outs of what is required to build an infill home.
Where can I view one of your finished homes?
Our Show Homes page lists our regular show home hours. If you can’t make these hours work with your schedule, feel free to call us for a private tour.
Why should I care about third party inspections?
If you are in a Lexis Home, it means the home was inspected during various stages of construction by Holmes approved inspectors. When construction is complete, you get a certificate to verify the inspections were completed. This gives you the proof that your home was built right, which helps with warranties and if you ever want to sell, it can help increase value. Regular municipal inspections don’t do that.
Why did Mike Holmes pick Lexis Homes as a partner and why should I care what a celebrity thinks?
Mike Holmes is regarded as an authority within the construction industry, whose code is “Make It Right.” The HOLMES Approved Homes Program upholds this code by ensuring that the construction of every home registered in the Program is completed right the first time. This is a partnership with Lexis Homes, not an endorsement.