April 2021

Design for dummies: five foolproof themes and colour palettes for the home

Posted on Apr 27, 2021

Courtesy of Homes by Avi

Curating the perfect home is no easy feat, especially if you are doing it without any professional help.

For all the design DIYers out there in need of a little direction, we reached out to a couple Calgary designers for their foolproof colour palettes, design schemes and decorative themes that are sure to sizzle in any space...

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New homes and renovation services now come at a premium, as lumber shortage drives up construction costs

Posted on Apr 27, 2021

Anyone who has walked into a hardware store lately is aware of the current price of lumber, a situation that is creating issues for the homebuilding and renovation industries in Calgary and across the country.

“The story we’re hearing in Calgary is similar to stories across Canada,” said Brian Hahn, CEO of BILD Calgary Region, which represents membe...

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March 2021: Calgary housing market sees best March sales in over a decade

Posted on Apr 06, 2021

The initial impact of COVID-19 on the housing market began last March.

One year later, it is not a surprise that March sales in 2021 were higher than in 2020. However, at 2,903 sales, this was the highest March total since 2007.

“Low lending rates and improved savings have supported sales activity,” said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie.


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