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Revitalization of this historic, riverfront community is well underway As part of downtown’s humming riverfront, the community of Eau Claire possesses a rich and varied history. With beginnings in the 1880s as an industrial site, the land was originally owned and developed by the Prince family, which founded the Eau Claire Lumber Mill. Today, the […]

7/13/2018 7:00:57 AM

The genesis of the Stampede Rotary Dream Home It takes a lot of work to build a dream. Over the span of 12 months, Homes by Avi teams work to develop designs that “wow” and intricate, jigsaw-puzzle construction to make the Stampede Rotary Dream Home a winner. This year’s two-storey, 2,438-square-foot, three-bedroom lottery home is […]

7/13/2018 7:00:54 AM

Carnaby Heights offers sustainable townhomes in a tranquil setting Nestled within the northwest community of Nolan Hill is Carnaby Heights, a collection of urban and estate townhomes that mesh seamlessly with the softness of the rolling prairie landscape. “It’s a very lovely place to come home to, said Hal Pike, area sales manager for Jayman […]

7/13/2018 7:00:36 AM

Five tips for summer home sellers For many Calgarians, summer means the Calgary Stampede, camping season and perhaps a family vacation before the kids go back to school. But for others, it’s also when they plan to sell their home. While the conventional wisdom is that spring and fall are prime real estate seasons, there’s […]

7/13/2018 7:00:21 AM

Calgary’s century homes are still turning heads If you’re lucky enough to live to 100, you’ll probably slow down a bit. But many of Calgary’s 100-year-old homes are still going strong and drawing plenty of attention. “These are homes that have stood the test of time,” said Karen Paul, director of communications for the Calgary […]

7/13/2018 7:00:16 AM

From north to south The Cowboy Trail winds through the Alberta foothills, showcasing some of the most beautiful scenery our province has to offer. Along the way are many unique communities and attractions that road trippers won’t want to miss. Rocky Mountain House Located at the intersection of the Clearwater and North Saskatchewan Rivers 77 […]

7/13/2018 7:00:07 AM

Many Canadian energy-related municipalities within Alberta and Saskatchewan have seen housing markets struggle over the past few years, resulting in price declines. The recent mortgage rule changes and higher lending rates are factors weighing on demand and prices across some of those areas. “While our economy is no longer in a recession, persistently high unemployment […]

7/6/2018 7:00:57 AM

Inner-city community combines historic charm with stunning new developments The Beltine is a community experiencing a period of major transition – from the reconstruction of 17th Avenue S.W. to the reimagining of Victoria Park. Through it all, the beauty and vibrancy of this inner-city neighbourhood just seems to be getting stronger and stronger. Almost 22,000 […]

7/6/2018 7:00:42 AM

Heat waves are on the way Do plants really wilt faster during Stampede heat? Or is it just that we are away from home for longer periods, indulging in pancake breakfasts and evening rodeos? If your petunias are panting, follow these tips to keep them alive while you are out enjoying the festivities. Pots on […]

7/6/2018 7:00:29 AM

Big things are in store for East Victoria Park What would you do if you had a chance to remake a large area of Calgary’s inner city to meet the needs of today? That’s the opportunity the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) was given when it began redevelopment of the Rivers District along the Bow […]

7/6/2018 7:00:27 AM