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Feb. 21, 2020 | Josh Skapin

Four questions you should ask before committing to a custom homebuilder

A custom home can tick every box on a prospective buyer's wish list. Without the right builder, however, both the experience of building the home and the finished product might come up short.

Before signing a contract with a builder, there are several important questions people in the market for a custom home should have answered.

Feb. 07, 2020 | Andrea Cox

Canmore construction: six new-build housing projects offer luxury and contemporary design in the Rockies

Courtesy Distinctive Homes Canmore


The Bow Collection

This grouping of eight exclusive duplex-style homes, located in the sought-after community of Three Sisters, sits adjacent to the Stewart Creek Golf Course. Wrap-around decks, double-attached garages, landscaped yards and no maintenance fees make these homes extremely desirable. Prices start at just under $1 million.
Courtesy StreetSide Developments

Oct. 16, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Current new-condo purchase incentives focus on buyers' bottom lines

In a market flush with oversupply and lingering economic difficulties, condo builders need to stand out from the crowd to reach potential buyers.

While some offer trips to Las Vegas or New York to seal the deal, two of Calgary's longtime builders say the key to success in today's market is good developments with incentives that help a buyer's financial bottom line.

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Oct. 10, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Why you should use a REALTOR® for your next new-build condo purchase

Many people who purchase a new condo at a sales centre let the builder's sales staff guide them through the entire process. However, there are many benefits to having your own REALTOR® assist you with the purchase instead, especially when that Realtor is a Certified Condominium Specialist (CCS).

July 31, 2019 | CREBNow

Calgary Mid-Year Housing Market Outlook

Highlighting key Calgary-and-area housing market and economic data from the first half of 2019, while looking ahead to what the rest of the year might hold.

Courtesy Trico Homes

July 31, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Builder's Corner: Gems Series from Trico Homes brings innovative new-home options to Redstone

Trico Homes recently introduced five new home designs that are garnering interest from a broad spectrum of buyers. The Gems Series, an enclave collection of 80 homes in the established northeast community of Redstone, features innovative architecture and interiors that stand out from the pack.

Courtesy Castera Properties & Groupe Denux

June 19, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Mantra and Marlo add to new-condo mix in Marda Loop

Marda Loop – the popular business district that unites the inner-city neighbourhoods of Altadore and South Calgary – has become a go-to address for new condo development, including two recently launched projects that are now under construction.

The stacked-townhome-style Marlo and apartment-style Mantra are two of the newest developments banking on the charms of an area awash in walkable amenities, from restaurants, pubs and grocery stores to more than 100 upscale boutiques.

Courtesy Brookfield Residential

April 03, 2019 | Jim Zang

Builders cater to demand for multi-generational housing

Just what is a "single-family" home these days? The distinction is getting blurrier, as many families opt for multi-generational homes.

Courtesy Jayman Built

March 20, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Jayman Built makes solar panels a standard feature for all new homes

More than 750 new single-family homes in Alberta will be powered by solar this year, as Jayman Built makes the green technology a standard feature in a first-of-its-kind offering by any Canadian builder.

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Jan. 03, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Built from scratch: important advice for new-build homebuyers

Be prepared to invest your time along with your money. Be patient. Do your homework.

There are a lot of boxes to tick when buying a new-build home, but following the advice of industry professionals can make it easier.

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