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Guest Room or no Guest Room?

5 pathways of least resistance

Why don't we take this outside!

How to buy your first home as a millennial

Tips for Securing Your Down Payment

Ways being Waterwise can save you money

5 Kitchen Ideas for Foodies

10 Do's and Don'ts When It Comes to a HELOC

Model Feature: The Westbury

Our Guide to Fabulous Farmhouse Style

8 Spring Home Decor Trends for 2019

The Benefits of Bungalow Homes

Is 20% Really the Best Amount for Your Down Payment?

4 Ways to a Lower Mortgage Payment

Buyer's Market Versus Seller's Market: What's the Difference?

9 Important Features to Look for in a New Home

Our Guide to Beautiful Canadian Home Decor

Model Feature: The Brentwood

Referrals and Reviews: Decipher the Chatter about Home Builders

How to Choose the Best Floor Plan for Your Family

Build New or Buy a Resale Home: What Should You Do?

Is Your Current House Meeting the Needs of Your Family?

Choosing Your Lot: Everything You Wanted to Know

Why No Two Builder Promotions are Created Equal

How to Compare Calgary Home Builders to Find the Best One For You

10 Advantages of Working With a Calgary Home Builder

Model Feature: The Inverness

5 Essential Features You Need in Your First Home

Fabulous Floor Plan Options for First-Time Home Buyers

What Type of House Should You Call Home?

Valentine’s Day Gifts to “Wow” Your Partner

Finishing the Basement: 8 Reasons You Should Do It

New Communities In and Around Calgary: Amenities You Can Look Forward To

Quick Possession Feature: The Bentley

9 Tips for Keeping an Organized Kids Room

An In-Depth Look at Schooling Options in Calgary

New Build or Quick Possession: Which is Right For You?

Model Feature: The Elina

How Long Does it Take to Build a New Home?

Why Right Now is a Fantastic Time to Buy a Home in Calgary

Is it Time to Stop Renting and Buy Your First Home?

Happy New Year from NuVista Homes!

10 New Years Resolutions to Sell Your Home in 2019

Merry Christmas from NuVista Homes

Making the Most of the Space in Your Walk-In Closet

13 Boxing Day Shopping Survival Tips

Model Feature: The Banbury II

Your Calgary Commute: Drive and Transit Times from New Neighbourhoods

Multi-Generational Living: 5 Home Styles to Consider

The Steps To Getting Approved For A First Time Mortgage

Is a Secondary Suite a Good Idea?

Community Spotlight: Evanston & Evanston Phase 33

7 Benefits of Living in Calgary's Suburbs

Your Furniture Shopping Sidekick: Ideas for Your Home Office

7 Free Apps and Tools for Easier Home Buying

Meals on the Move: Calgary’s Best Food Trucks

What is Really Needed for a Down Payment?

How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill (Even When It’s Cold!)

Throwing a Halloween Party? Add Some Gore to Your Décor With These Party Tips!

7 Benefits of Using an Interior Designer

Which Home Style is Best For You?

The Advantages of an Open Concept Floor Plan

Fun Fall Crafts for the Whole Family

Classic Home Design Ideas That Never Go Out of Style: Dining Rooms

Quick Possession Feature: The Lansing

Understanding Your New Home Warranty From Alberta New Home Warranty Program

Should I Hire a Professional House Painter?

6 Reasons NOT to Renovate Your Home

Events in Calgary for October 2018

The Perks of Moving to a Bedroom Community

5 Benefits of Having a Side Entrance

Grand Opening: Fireside

Do I Need Mortgage Insurance?

9 Home Decor Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Quick Possession Feature: The NuHaven II (in Redstone!)

What to Expect During Your New Build Walk-Through

Community Spotlight: Harmony Villas

The Home Feature You Need to Keep Your Family Organized

The Benefits of Buying a Home in Cash

Yes, You Should Finish the Basement of Your New Home Build

The Right Way to Hang Artwork in Your Home

Community Spotlight: Fireside

Why New Homes Aren't Priced by Square Footage Alone

6 Outdoor Activities to Try in Calgary Before Summer's Over

Your Furniture Shopping Sidekick: Ideas for Your Bedroom

6 Ways to Boost Your Curb Appeal (and Property Value)

How to Have a Stress-Free Moving Day

Get the Look for Less: Contemporary

Do I Need a Realtor to Buy a New Home?

Plant Your Way to Cleaner Air in Your Home

Introducing the Hamilton

10 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Friendly

9 Awesome Things to Do on Your Staycation

Keep it Cool at Home (Without A/C)

Why a Mortgage Loan Is "Good Debt"

Home Plans for Multi-Generational Family Living

Patio vs Deck: What's Right for You?

Community Spotlight: Ravenswood in Airdrie

12 Signs It's Time to Buy a New Home

9 Tips for Keeping an Organized Living Room

Planning to Buy Your First Home: What’s Affordable?

Picking and Planting Trees in Your Calgary Yard

The Ins and Outs of Composting

Your Furniture Shopping Sidekick: Kitchen and Dining Areas

How to Manage a Mortgage While Paying Off Other Debts

8 Components of An Eco-Friendly Home

New Show Home Opening: The Hamilton in The Willows

Understanding HOA Fees

Things to Think About When Choosing a Lot

7 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return on Your Home

New Show Homes Opening: Evanston

New Show Homes Opening: Redstone

5 Calgary Communities Close to the Action

Are You Really Ready to Retire?

8 Stunning Stairwell Design Ideas

Model Feature: Leyton II

Things to Think About When Buying a Home With Extended Family

Get the Look for Less: The Rustic Home

5 Things to Know About Calgary Real Estate Before Moving Here

How Much Square Footage Do You Really Need?

5 Eggcelent Easter DIY Decorations

Ways to Prepare for Spring Thaw

8 Noteworthy Ways to Decorate Your Bookshelves

The Pros & Cons of Detached vs. Attached Garages

The Must-Know Facts About Blending Mortgages

Get Gardening: How to Start Seeds Indoors

Community Spotlight: Crestmont

11 Tips for Keeping an Organized Bedroom

Using Open Shelving to Transform Your Home Design

The Faster Path to Paying Off a Mortgage

8 Tech Gadgets for a Healthier Home

Your Furniture Shopping Sidekick: Ideas for Your Living Room

Mortgage SOS: All About Co-Signing

Model Feature: The Kingsley

9 Valentine's Day Dates You Can Still Plan

12 Quick and Easy Meals for the On-the-Go Family

The Tax Benefits of Being a Canadian Home Owner

6 Home Decor Solutions for Common Complaints

7 Functional Floor Plan Features You Need

Classic Home Designs That Never Go Out of Style: Home Office

Ways New Developments Are Focusing on Families

Decorate Around Your Fireplace With These Delightful Ideas

Mortgage SOS: Understanding A Credit Report

Quick Possession Feature: Hillside and Fairview

7 Tips for Keeping an Organized Bathroom

Merry Christmas from NuVista Homes

How to Rock an Open Concept Design

8 Family-Friendly Holiday Movies You Have to Watch (Again)

The Benefits of Letting Your Builder Lead You to a Lender

6 More Practices for a Better Financial Future

10 Reasons to Love Winters in Calgary

6 Practices for a Better Financial Future

Classic Design Ideas That Never Go Out of Style: Guest Rooms

A Look At Your Home Elevation Options

Room by Room Colour Scheme Trends

The Must-Know Facts About Mortgage Refinancing

5 Interesting Ways to Decorate Around Your Television

Community Spotlight: Redstone

8 Tips to Make Post-Halloween Clean-Up Less Terrifying

10 Secrets to Sticking to a Budget

DIY Halloween Décor to Haunt Your House

10 Ideas to Cover Your Walls That Aren't Paint

How to Mix High and Low End Décor for Ravishing Results

Moving Up: Where to Spend Your Upgrade Dollars

Brand New Show Home Opening in Crestmont!

8 Ways to Cozy Up Your Home

Mortgage SOS: Common Credit Score Questions Answered

How to Host a Memorable Thanksgiving Dinner

Brand New Show Homes Opening in Redstone!

What is Homeowners Insurance and How Does it Work?

Light Up Your Life: Choosing Lighting in Your Home

Model Feature: The Georgia

10 Tips for Keeping an Organized Kitchen

What Materials Should You Use for Your Home's Exterior?

Show Homes You Gotta See: The Kirkwood in Ravenswood

Back-to-School Home Organization

Interview a Builder With These 7 Questions

Mortgage SOS: Understanding Payments

16 DIY Projects to Revamp Old Furniture

What is the Home Buyers' Plan?

16 Interior Design Tricks That Will Improve Any Room

Brand New Show Home Opening in Cochrane!

14 At-Home Activities to Spend Time With Your Kids

How to Properly Fence Your New Home Build

Your Guide to Easy Outdoor Entertaining

Model Feature: The Arden

Conventional Versus High-Ratio Mortgage: Which is Right For You?

How to Organize a Successful Garage Sale

Community Spotlight: Silverado

Figuring Out Your New Home Finances

Home Owners Prep for Summer Holidays

Classic Home Design Ideas That Never Go Out of Style: Bathrooms

13 Ways to Beautify Your Backyard

Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors the Right Way

Quick Possession Feature: The Avonley II

The Pros and Cons of an Open Concept Floor Plan

Grand Opening: The Rosewood

Home Buying Closing Costs You Need to Know About

Mortgage Approval: Do You Know the Laws?

Community Spotlight: Evanston Phase 22

14 Décor Tips to Nail the Neutral Look

5 Simple Landscaping Tips to Have the Nicest Yard on Your Street

Spring Selling Tips to Make Your Home Stand Out

Quick Possession Feature: The Riverton

A Guide to Making Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

6 Perfect Paint Pairings

Grand Opening: Harmony Villas

Classic Home Design Ideas That Never Go Out of Style: Master Bedroom

The Only Spring Cleaning List You'll Ever Need

9 Tips For Choosing An Awesome Area Rug

The Ultimate Moving Checklist

4 Ways Your Current Home Equity Can Help You Get a New Home

Quick Possession Feature: The Barrett

7 Home Repairs You Absolutely Need An Expert For

Flex Room Ideas for Creating the Perfect Play Space

8 Handy Hacks for More Storage Space at Home

10 Creative Ways To Cut Costs At Home

Community Spotlight: Cooper's Crossing

14 Home Factors To Consider For Older Children

Moving Up: How To Determine Your Wants vs. Needs

8 Things To Know About Building In The Winter

16 Last Minute Valentine's Gift Ideas

9 Perks of Moving To a Developing Neighbourhood

Open vs. Closed Mortgages: Which Is Right For You?

11 Things To Get Rid Of In 2017

Homes of The Future: 7 Predictions Even The Jetsons Would Be Jealous Of

9 Home Hacks To Help You Save Money This Winter

Quick Possession Feature: The Glencove

6 Ideas For An Incredibly Functional Home Office

11 Things To Do When It's Too Cold To Go Outside

5 Mortgage Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Classic Design Ideas That Never Go Out Of Style: Entryways

Community Spotlight: Inner City

10 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

10 Home Design Trends to Leave Behind in 2016

Holiday Home Cleanup: 5 Ideas to Reduce Clutter

How to Sell Your Home Fast In Winter

8 Questions to Ask When You Visit a Show Home

8 Winter Home Decor Additions for a Cozier Home

Involving Your Kids in the Home Buying Process

7 Indications of a Great Community You Didn’t Think Of

5 Safety Features to Include In Your New Home Build

The Ultimate Christmas Preparation Checklist

What You Need To Know About Purchase Contracts

Quick Possession Feature: The Fulton

Pet-Friendly Features For Your New Home

5 Things You Need to Know When Upgrading to More Square Footage

8 Clever Home Hacks to Save Space

The New Rules for Buying a Home

The Ultimate Home Cleaning Schedule For Busy Families

Fixed vs. Variable Mortgage Rates: Which Is Right For You?

Top 7 Reasons to Get to Know Your Neighbours

Looking to Upgrade? 6 Reasons to Buy Less House Than You Can Afford

Quick Possession Feature: The Saxony Foursquare

Classic Home Design Ideas That Never Go Out of Style: Living Rooms

15 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes

Not Enough Space? 7 Signs It's Time to Upgrade

9 Tips for Getting Settled in Your New Home

Your Guide to Easy Fall Home Maintenance

Buying Your Next Home: 9 Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Don't Sacrifice Your Dream Lifestyle for the "Perfect" Floor Plan

6 Tips for Calculating Your Next Home Purchase

The Best Ways to Sell Your Current Home in a Buyer’s Market

Why a New Home Build is More Affordable Than You Think

Community Spotlight: The Willows of River Heights

9 Fall Decor Ideas for Your Home

4 Standard Features You Can Expect in Your New Home

What to Expect with New Home Maintenance

Classic Home Design Ideas that Never Go Out of Style: Kitchens

How the Home Model You Choose Affects the Starting Price

Manufacturer's Warranty Versus Builder's Warranty

5 Energy Efficient Features Your Builder Should Have

5 Smart Home Trends You Should Include in Your Build

Understanding Your New Home Warranty From The Builder

What You Need to Know About Infill Development in Calgary

6 Questions to Ask About Landscaping

How New Communities Promote Social Connections

7 Design Ideas for an Efficient and Kid-Friendly Home

The Advantages to Developing Your Basement

Ensuite Options for the Working Couple

Kitchen Design Ideas for Your Active Family

5 Ways to Maximize Your Storage Space in a New Home Build

8 Design Tips for More Functionality at Home

Separating Work from Home: Why Flex Rooms are a Great Idea

A Clear Picture on Triple Pane Windows

The Top 5 Steps To Prepare Your Home For The Snow

Countertop Choices: Granite, Quartz, and Laminate

How To Transform Your Patio Into A Summer Oasis

Calgary’s Summer Real Estate Market

Get Your Garden Off To A Great Start This Spring

Freshen Your Home This Spring With On-Trend Colours

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