Stories Tagged - Vancouver
June 04, 2021 | CREBNow
In 2021, Merit Kitchens is officially half a century old, and the company is helping its customers join in the 50th anniversary festivities.
Anyone who receives a cabinet quote before Nov. 30 will be entered into a draw for a beautiful gift basket containing gift cards, kitchen gadgets, wine and more, currently valued at over $500 and growing. There's also a draw for a Banff getaway for two in 2022. Contact the Merit Kitchens showroom for more details.
The company's theme for the year is "strength and beauty" and they are determined to let the world know just how much that truly means to them.
To celebrate this important milestone, Merit invited Lynda Reeves, founder of House & Home magazine and one of the world's top interior designers, to select an exclusive colour collection for the anniversary.
June 22, 2021 | Mario Toneguzzi
Latest stress test changes reduce buying power, impact first-time and move-up home purchasers in Calgary
March 04, 2021 | Andrea Cox
Through it all, the beauty and vibrancy of this inner-city neighbourhood just seems to be getting stronger and stronger.
Dec. 09, 2020 | Natalie Noble
Stronger together: the surging popularity of cohousing communities across Canada suggests isolation may define our current reality, but it won't define our future
As people tire of self-isolation and its negative health impacts, the idea of cohousing is becoming more attractive than ever. Imagine neighbourly, small-town friendliness meets convenient city living; the privacy and independence of single-family living, but with added space and social amenities available in the form of shared common areas; and a diverse mix of residents, from retirees to young families.
March 13, 2020 | Mario Toneguzzi
However, like anything else in this country, affordability is relative and truly dependent on context. If you're a millennial or a potential first-time homebuyer of any stripe, you're much better off entering the market in Calgary than other major centres like Vancouver or Toronto.
Jan. 10, 2020 | Andrea Cox
Jan. 10, 2020 | Andrea Cox
Sept. 18, 2019 | Andrea Cox
"I think your first home really teaches you what you like and what you don't like," she said.
July 03, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
While condo project cancellations in Calgary are extremely rare, buyers still need to do their homework
But what's the situation in Calgary, and what recourse do buyers here have if a project they've purchased in is cancelled?
July 24, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
From fairways to families: How urban golf course closures are impacting communities in Calgary and across Canada
The result has been a boon for builders and homebuyers, as land becomes available for new residential development within desirable, well-established communities. However, it has also created resentment among long-time residents of these neighbourhoods, who originally purchased their homes with the golf course as a major selling point.