While there’s already plenty of considerations to make when buying a new home, don’t overlook those related to your pets. If you’re planning to buy a condo, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at all the options available in Calgary – but you’ll still need to double check that your pet (or future pet) will be allowed … Continued

  If you’ve been looking for a great new Calgary neighbourhood to call home, it’s time to give Origins at Cranston a closer look. Set in the southeast part of the city, the community is close to Stoney Trail and Deerfoot, which makes it easy to get anywhere in the city. With its family-friendly atmosphere and easy … Continued

Whether you’re trying to upgrade or downsize your home, you know the ability to sell your current home for the best price is going to have a big effect on your situation. You never know what the housing market will hold, but you can make some predictions by looking at trends.

You always want to make the most of the space you have. Large pieces of furniture can quickly fill up the room, making you feel too crowded. Instead of buying multiple pieces of furniture, you should aim to select pieces that serve more than one purpose. Our tips can help make your new home comfortable … Continued

As you start the process of purchasing a new condo, it’s helpful to know which styles and features are sure to bring you the most value. For example, certain upgrades to your condo will make your life more comfortable, while others increase the resale value. It’s important to carefully weigh your choices.

While most new home purchases go through without a hitch, you can get thrown for a loop if you’re not prepared for the closing costs. You know you have to save for a down payment of at least five percent to purchase, but you can’t forget to budget for all the other expenses you’ll have to pay … Continued

New homebuyers need to find that perfect blend of style, convenience and affordability – and that’s exactly what you get when you choose to live in Origins at Cranston. StreetSide Developments is currently selling the last few two bedroom condos in this community, so now’s the time to come check out Origins. 

As you approach retirement, you know you want a low-maintenance lifestyle. Many couples are choosing to sell their family homes in favour of something smaller and easier to manage. Builders are responding to the needs of retirees by creating homes that fit the two types of retirement lifestyles – those who are looking to comfortably age in their … Continued

Starting January 1, 2018, the Bank of Canada is making some changes to the mortgage rules for uninsured borrowers that can affect your ability to purchase a home. In short, anyone with a 20 percent or greater down payment  will now have to pass a “stress test” to ensure they can handle potential increases in mortgage rates.