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What is a Zero Lot Line Home?

As city populations and land values continue to rise, buyers searching for a traditional single family home sometimes struggle to find a property that’s both suitable and within budget. Much of the challenge is due to how conventional neighbourhood zoning requires a certain amount of space left between each building, called a “setback” – partly…

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13 Brand New Showhomes Opening

Join us for the grand opening of 13 brand new showhomes from Jayman BUILT, Morrison Homes, Pacesetter Homes and Shane Homes on Saturday, May 18th 12-4PM and enjoy: Free samosas Free veggie burgers and dogs Free activities Contest draw for Genesis Centre family day passes Live on location with Red FM Our new showhomes includes a…

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Get The Most Out Of Your Condo Fees

All homeowners pay some version of ‘condo fees’ – they just call them ‘bills’. No matter what type of property you own – whether it’s a single family detached home, duplex, townhouse or apartment-style condominium – you’re still responsible for basic housing costs, maintenance fees and upkeep of that property. The notable difference is whether…

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Moving to Calgary? What You Should Know and Why You’ll Love It

Imagine: the Canadian Rocky Mountains rising into view as thoughts of new opportunities fill your mind. Whatever your reason might be for moving to Calgary – following new career opportunities or being closer to family – you’ll find numerous advantages here and countless things to love. The Advantages of Living in Calgary Affordability Could you…

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Showhome Holiday Hours for 2018

Updated November 15,  2018. Shane Homes Closed from December 21st to January 1st Regular hours resume on January 2nd Sterling Homes Closed on December 24th to 26th, 28th, 31st and January 1st Showhomes will be open for normal hours on December 27th, 29th and 30th Regular hours resume on January 2nd Morrison Homes Closed from December 24th to January 1st…

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Calgary Housing Market Update 2018

Calgary was recently named the fourth most livable city in the world by The Economist’s 2018 “Global Livability Index” of 140 cities. Alberta’s most populous city was rated higher than all the other major cities in Canada based on five key categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. In fact, the city has…

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Cornerstone Welcomes Anthem United

The Walton Group of Companies would like to introduce Anthem United as official partners in managing the development of the Cornerstone community in northeast Calgary. Though day-to-day duties were formally transferred as of March 28, 2018, Anthem United has been closely involved with Cornerstone since nearly a year before that. The move is part of…

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Benefits of the New Home Buyer Tax Credit

One of the benefits of building or buying a new home is that there are several tax programs that allow you to receive funds back on things like GST and tax credits. Unfortunately, the differences between these programs can sometimes be confusing. To help you navigate the complicated tax system, we’ve broken down the three…

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The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Build Home

Building a new home is serious business. Above all else, a home is a big investment—if not the biggest you will ever make. It is critical, whether you choose to build or buy a brand new home, to consider what you want out of your new home now and in the years to come. We’re…

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Home Design Styles Explained

Architectural guidelines are a key part of the home building process. As a foundation for consistency and cohesion within a community, architectural guidelines ensure common elements upon which the different houses in a neighbourhood can be linked. This contributes to the increase and maintenance of a community’s value as a whole and in the long-term…

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