Broadview Homes Blog

Share our passion for homes and great design. Find inspiring design, a behind the scenes look and great information about caring for your home here in our Broadview Homes blog.

Life’s Little Luxuries with Broadview’s Paired Homes

April 20, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

Over the past 30 years building new homes, Broadview Homes has come to be known as a builder that places great importance on quality design and craftsmanship. Now, with a new lineup of Paired Homes debuting in Redstone and Evanston in Calgary’s NE and NW respectively, there are even more ways to experience Broadview’s outstanding value for yourself.

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Ranchers’ Rise Phase 12 Opens This Weekend

April 10, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

The excitement is building as phase 12 is set to open this weekend in sought-after Ranchers’ Rise of Okotoks Air Ranch. Brand new showhomes and an exciting selection of new homes from the $510s await those who are looking to live on the path less travelled.

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Calgary Spring Prep Part 2: 7 Simple Steps to Get Your Home Ready for Warmer Weather

March 22, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

Spring weather is a welcome relief after surviving our recent winter. With this snow finally melting, you’ll soon be able to get outside and check your home for any signs of damage from the winter’s harsh winds and cold temps.

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How to Conserve Water in a Calgary Home

March 16, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

How much water do you think you use? Did you know the average Canadian thinks they use 132 litres per day, when they actually use 329 litres of water per day?

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Get the Look: Crystal Clear Dining Room in Boulder Creek

March 08, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

Living near the water lends itself to clear thinking and transparent designs. Drawing inspiration from the many ponds surrounding Boulder Creek, our designer clearly focuses guests on the views outside and chef-inspired food ready to be served inside. Dazzling glass decanters, centerpieces and a chandelier light fixture, cast sparkles around the room to complete the light, bright effect.

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Part 1: Indoor Spring Cleaning To Improve Your Family’s Health

March 01, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

Spring – it will be here eventually! If you’re ready to ditch the winter layers, then you’re set to make the move towards lightening up your home.

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Mortgage 101

February 23, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

If you’re in the market to buy a new home, one of the first items on your “to-do” list is usually to obtain a mortgage. Often, people will approach their own banks to find out what kind of mortgage they can get. However, for a purchase this big, it’s helpful to know there are options out there, and options mean potentially saving big time on your mortgage. All you have to do is put in the leg...

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Bring Smart Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Control to Your Home

February 15, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

While most people have heard of the Nest Thermostat, few people outside the home building community know about the user-friendly, smart IAQ - but you should.

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Get the Look: Contemporary Zen Ensuite in Beacon Heights

February 09, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

A peaceful Zen retreat awaits the owners of this contemporary ensuite in Beacon Heights. By using natural materials, muted taupe, subtle textures and jewel-coloured turquoise accents, our designer was able to inspire a tranquil calm in our showhome’s ensuite.

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Part 2: What does Price per Square Foot Say about Your Home Value?

February 01, 2018 | Peter-John Woolf

In part one of our Square Footage series, we examined the various ways a home’s square footage can be calculated in Canada. Given that square feet can be determined using inconsistent methods, it is important to know how your potential home, has been measured.

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