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Looking At a New Home Build as an Investment Property

July 20, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

Homebuyers are currently looking at the Calgary real estate market with renewed interest. The option to build a new home that fits your current needs and will be easy to sell for a profit when you decide to move is too enticing to pass up. In this post, we will discuss these specific benefits of building a new home and using it as an investment property - one that you can call home.

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How DMX Wrap Waterproofs Your Foundation Walls Better Than Tar

July 13, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

DMX foundation wraps will keep your basement dry, no matter the weather or soil conditions. Broadview Homes uses the DMX system because it exceeds today’s most demanding building codes and provides superior performance.

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The Pros and Cons of a Buyer's Market Versus Seller's Market

July 13, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

Timing is one of the most important issues to consider when buying a home. If you decide to buy when demand is high and supply is low, those who are selling generally have the upper hand in negotiating a sale. However, if there is more supply than demand, you will have the leverage that you need to get a great deal on your next home purchase.

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The Benefits of Using Your Home Builder's Preferred Lender

July 06, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

When you’re buying a new home, you have the option to shop around when it comes to finding the best mortgage. However, you may want to consider working with your home builder’s preferred lender.

It’s natural to think that the builder is only recommending someone because they're getting a kick-back, but there are plenty of reasons why it makes sense to use a builder’s preferred lender. Below...

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List Your Home For Free with Broadview Homes

June 29, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

If you've built before and want to start over in a new community that better serves your family's evolving needs, you've come to the right place. We want to make the process of discovering a unique, appealing neighbourhood to build you new home in as easy as possible. For the past 25 years, Broadview Homes has been constructing quality homes to suit a variety of buyer tastes in the Calgary...

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Get the Look: A Canadian Spin on a Well-Organized Laundry Room

June 28, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

There may be no getting around dirty clothes, but here’s how we’ve made laundry easy in our Ravenswood show home.

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An Okotoks Family-Friendly Celebration That’s Gone to the Dawgs

June 22, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

Ranchers' Rise is hosting a Spring Community event this weekend that even your dog can enjoy. On Saturday, June 25th, Broadview Homes will be introducing our two latest show homes at the Ranchers' Rise Spring Celebration Community Event from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

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3 Reasons to Purchase a Spec Home Using a Mortgage Transfer

June 22, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

When you purchase a new home, you likely plan to live there for years. However, life is unpredictable and a number of situations can arise causing you to have to move sooner than originally planned. If you don’t plan properly, moving from one home to another can wind up costing you more than you thought.

As a homeowner, one way to avoid these additional costs is by getting a mortgage transfer....

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Understanding Your Coverage Under The Alberta New Home Warranty Program

June 17, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

With over 40-year experience, The Alberta New Home Warranty Program is Alberta's most experienced and trusted new home warranty provider. Their stringent membership requirements mean that they only cover elite home builders in the industry.

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What You Need to Know About Builder Incentives

June 15, 2016 | Peter-John Woolf

As you compare home builders, you’ll find that many offer incentives to sweeten the deal and encourage you to choose them. Typically, builders will offer bigger promotions in the beginning and end stages of a community development.

These incentives might be a good deal for you, but it’s important to recognize them for the sales tactics they are. Builders aren’t losing money when they offer you...

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