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6 Benefits of the Calgary Energy Code Changes: #5 Increase Resale Value

August 17, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Many home buyers are looking for energy-efficient homes. And so, it only makes sense that energy-efficient houses that already meet or exceed Alberta’s new energy codes are in high demand and sell at a higher price than ones that aren’t built to the same standard.

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Get the Look: Bold Navy in Boulder Creek Great Room

August 10, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Why not go for bold blue? Most people are afraid to choose bright colours in their home, but the results can be stunning. This room takes the classic navy blue and white colour scheme, and instead of going nautical, it’s a mid-century lover’s dream.

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What You Need To Know About Backyard Fire Pits in Calgary

August 02, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

For many homeowners, a backyard wouldn’t be complete without a fire pit. There’s something about the crackle and glow of a fire that adds to their enjoyment.

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How to Repair Drywall

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The Key Element to Qualifying for a Mortgage: Your Credit Score

July 19, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

People often think the first step in home buying is looking for ways to come up with a down payment. While this is partly true, there’s one thing homeowners often overlook when considering a new home purchase: their credit score. Here’s what you need to know about your credit score when it comes to getting a mortgage.

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How Much Does It Cost to Build a Home in Calgary?

July 13, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

There’s a certain thrill to building your new home from scratch. A home that’s designed around you and the needs of your family, and that has been created just for you. By designing your new house, you can ensure that it perfectly suits your family’s lifestyle, and the design matches your tastes and preferences.

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The Top 5 Perks of Purchasing a Move-In Ready Home

July 12, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Just because you don’t have the time, funds or patience to build your home from the ground up doesn’t mean you’re missing out. Stylish, flexible, and buyer friendly, move-in ready homes come with all the benefits of a brand new home build and then some! Here are just a few of the many reasons you might want to consider a move-in ready home

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6 Benefits of the Calgary Energy Code Changes: #4 Reduce Moisture Issues

July 06, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

If you’ve ever had moisture issues in a house, then you know how a high humidity level in your house can cause problems.

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7 Tips for Protecting Your Home While on Vacation

July 05, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Did you know the most common break-ins occur when homeowners are away on vacation? We know this is the last thing you want to think about while you’re getting pumped up for your vacation, but leaving your home unoccupied makes it a better target for burglars. But never fear! Here are a few effective things you can do to protect your home and enjoy peace of mind while you're gone.

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Get the Look: Boulder Creek’s Relaxing Master Bedroom Retreat

June 29, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

The master bedroom is the most personal space in your home, and it’s important to get it just right. By carefully combining and layering colours and textures, our designer was able to create a unique look that strikes the right mood in our Boulder Creek master bedroom.

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