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.

The Top 5 Best Things About Buying a Spec Home

October 18, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

We know you’re probably already aware that when it comes to brand new homes, you have the option of starting from the ground up or picking a beautifully finished move-in ready model. But that doesn’t mean you have to choose one or the other - you can opt for a new home build  that sits somewhere in between. 

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Crestmont Carnival This Weekend

October 13, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Fall in love with Crestmont again! Our long-awaited grand opening is happening this weekend in Crestmont West; join us on Saturday, October 14 from 12 to 5 pm for hayrides, pumpkin decorating, carnival games, and more!

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Understanding Your Coverage Under The Alberta New Home Warranty Program

October 11, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

This is one of our most popular blog posts and it speaks about your coverage under the Alberta New Home Warranty Program. Knowing what you are covered for when building a new home will make things go much smoother...

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Get the Look: Dramatic Kitchen in Boulder Creek

October 05, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Anything but ordinary; kitchens can also be dramatic. And our Boulder Creek kitchen is just such an example. The dark wood cabinets combined with dazzling blue kitchen stools generate a glamorous feeling and captivating mood that isn’t often associated with a kitchen.

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Awesome Ways To Customize Your Living Room

October 04, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

A place to relax, a place to have fun, a perfect entertaining area, or an ideal retreat at the end of a long day - living rooms play so many roles in our lives its no wonder they're one of the most popular rooms in the home. For all these reasons, you may want to give your living room a little extra thought when it comes time to build your new home .

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6 Benefits of the Calgary Energy Code Changes: #6 Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

September 28, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

In this series, we covered how Alberta’s new energy-efficiency codes will benefit homeowners with increased comfort, energy savings, clean internal air, reduced moisture issues and higher resale value. Now, we are turning our focus to how everyone will benefit from these eco-friendly new home changes.

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Marvellous Move-In Ready Homes: Ravenswood

September 27, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Welcome back to another edition of our “Marvellous Move-In Ready Homes” series (see our other posts on Evanston and Redstone for other great move-in ready options). 

This particular post in our series takes us to the charming community of Ravenswood. Vibrant, distinctive, and beautiful, if you’ve been looking for the perfect place to call home, this southeast Airdrie neighbourhood may be just...

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Hot Water Tank Maintenance: How to Drain a Hot Water Tank

September 21, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Most people never think about their hot-water tank - until it stops working. Save yourself the headache and ill-timed running out of hot water in the middle of a shower by doing some simple annual maintenance.

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6 Good Reasons to Get Pre-Qualified

September 20, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

Often considered the first step in the mortgage pre-approval process, a pre-qualification is when a broker looks over your finances as a whole (your total income and debt) and provides you with an idea of what size of mortgage loan you might be able to afford. So, if you’ve been thinking about purchasing a new home, but are unsure of where to begin, a pre-qualification is the perfect place to...

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Now Building Homes in SW Calgary’s Crestmont

September 15, 2017 | Peter-John Woolf

It’s an exciting fall as Broadview Homes has begun offering new homes in the sought-after community of Crestmont.  Nestled in the foothills in Calgary’s southwest, the community highlights the best of its natural setting with easy access to the outdoors and a short commute to downtown Calgary. 

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