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A brand new Jasper mini home was the perfect move for these downsizers

Bill and Roberta Parker are in love with their new mini home, and couldn’t be happier with their decision to move to Springfield Estates.

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Downsizing? Here’s how to get started

Preparing to move into a smaller home can seem like a daunting task. Here’s how to get started.

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Meet Jeff Ferrand, Havill’s Service Manager

Jeff works behind the scenes to ensure that every new mini home we deliver is set up and perfect for our homeowners.

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For accessible living, mini homes can’t be beat

Mini homes are easily adaptable for those with mobility issues, in fact, many adaptations come as standard.

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Havill’s by the numbers

We’ve compiled a list of fun facts on Havill’s and the mini homes that we sell.

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Meet Viola Selk-Tramble, our Sales Manager and Home Consultant

When Viola Selk-Tramble started working in sales at Havill’s back in 2006, she was well acquainted with the company. Her father was the Sales Manager at Havill’s for approximately 15 years.

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Six reasons your family will love moving into a new mini home

Once families move in they realize that a mini home in a land lease community actually provides everything they need and know that they’ll end up staying a lot longer than they originally intended.

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Is it still a good time to buy a new mini home?

The past few years have been challenging to say the least. Having to contend with a global pandemic, seemingly endless supply chain issues in the constr…

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Meet our multi-talented Chandler Bigelow, the heart of Havill’s

When potential customers reach out to our team at Havill’s, it’s usually our warm and friendly Chandler Bigelow that picks up the phone. Chandler is the…

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The benefits of having an in-house service team

One major benefit that Havill’s offers its homeowners is that we have our own in-house service team. “We have our own specialized crew who are there to…

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The Evolution of the Mini Home

When people start looking into the possibility of buying a mini home, we often hear that they are surprised at how nice our homes are. There’s still som…

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No winter slowdown with a new build mini home

Living in the Maritimes, we all know only too well how nasty winter weather slows life down. This is especially true when it comes to home building. How…

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Seven reasons you should stop renting and buy your own home

The idea of taking the leap toward home ownership can be scary, it is a big commitment and requires a lot of financial planning. But, the rewards are…

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Should You Trade-in or Renovate?

As our homes get older, what we need from our living space can change. Our families can grow, or shrink as kids leave the nest, and sometimes we just…

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Emily Towns’ fabulous year at Ten Beaches

When registered nurse Emily Towns was offered a job in Halifax, she was eager to move her husband and four young children from Ontario to Nova Scotia as…

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Mini Home Facts Versus Myths

Sometimes when you say the word mini home, people will respond by saying something along the lines of, “Oh, you mean a mobile home?” or they’ll say s…

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Mini homes are super cozy here’s why

When people come to view our mini homes, they are often surprised to learn that today’s mini homes are incredibly energy efficient. Older mini homes had…

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Land lease communities create social connections

These days, in an increasingly fragmented society it is all too easy to feel lonely. This can be especially true in apartment buildings, where a high…

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Mini homes are perfect for new life chapters

John Lennon once said that life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. With the best intentions in the world, we often end up in differ…

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PLEASE BE ADVISED:

Please be advised that our office is open by appointment only. We are trying whenever possible to maintain social distancing to keep our staff and clients safe. We have tight areas in our office and want to avoid client overlap. During Covid, we discovered that we are able to share information about our homes with clients from the comfort and safety of their own home, using video meetings, virtual tours, and digital signing.  At this time, you will also notice we have no model homes on the lot to view in person, however, we do have virtual tours of all of our homes that can be found online on our YouTube channel or our FaceBook page. For more information about our homes, or to book your private in-person appointment, please call ahead prior to visiting our office, at (902) 835-8388 or send an email to .
We thank you in advance for your understanding & look forward to speaking with you.
Note: This information is current as of Aug 2nd, 2022. 
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