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6 Benefits of the Calgary Energy Code Changes: #3 Breathe Healthy, Fresh, Clean Air

June 22, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

We’ve already discussed improved home comforts and energy savings from the changes to Alberta’s building codes to improve the energy efficiency of our homes. Another benefit that we know will help you breathe easier is improved air quality.

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Father’s Day Picnic in Harmony

June 15, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Bring your dad – along with your entire family – to the second annual Father’s Day Picnic in the Park. On Sunday June 18th, we’ll be catering the ultimate picnic filled with activities that are sure to appeal not only to dads, but the whole family too.

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Calgary’s Education Options Part 3: Public, Catholic, Charter, or Private?

June 14, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

In parts one and two of our Calgary Education Options series, we explore the fabulously family-friendly neighbourhoods of Rancher’s Rise in Okotoks, Harmony in Springbank, Kinniburgh in Chestermere and Redstone in the city’s northeast. This time, we’d like to tell you about two other great Calgary-area communities and the diverse range of schooling opportunities they can offer your family. 

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Green Cart Program Ready to Begin Calgary Collection

June 08, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Green carts are coming to Calgary. In an effort to reduce landfill waste, Calgary has implemented a plan to collect green waste, yard materials, food scraps, pet waste and more. This waste will be turned into compost then sold to help support the green cart program itself.

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5 Easy Ways To Come Up With Your Down Payment

June 07, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

We understand that as a first-time time home buyer, coming up with your down payment can be hard. A recent real estate report shows most people in Calgary are looking at homes in the $495,00 range, which means you’ll need to come up with at least $24,750 for the down payment (based on Canadian mortgage rules requiring you to have at least 5%). What should you do if you don’t have that kind of...

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Ravenswood Grand Opening June 3

June 02, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

On Saturday, June 3rd, we’re celebrating everything that’s great about Ravenswood at our grand opening event. Everyone is welcome, so bring the whole family and meet some new neighbours.

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Show Stopping Show Homes: The Franklin

May 31, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

You’ve heard us brag about Evanston before. We love to talk about this new community and its epic prairie views, close proximity to stores and service, and vast amount of green spaces (packed with parks and walking trails). We also love mentioning that Evanston was developed with families in mind and that's why it's home to the nicest neighbours around. 

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Discover How Evanston is Growing on May 27th

May 25, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Here We Grow Again in Calgary’s northwest community of Evanston. This Saturday, we’re opening a brand new phase in Evanston, and we want you to join us.

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New Build, Move-In Ready or Spec: Which is Right For You?

May 24, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

One of the best parts about searching for a new home is the sheer amount of choice available to you. If, like many Calgarians, you’ve decided a brand new home is the way to go, you even have a choice as to where in the home building stage you’d like to purchase. You could oversee your home’s construction right down to the last detail, select one that’s already beautifully finished or opt for...

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13 Art Event in Harmony

May 23, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Our Harmony showhomes were recently transformed into temporary art galleries to showcase the celebrated works of renowned Canadian artist Jason Gogo. “13” kicked off this exclusive premier in style and was attended by 200 art lovers, friends and industry partners.

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