July 2018

Found 28 blog entries for July 2018.

Like its namesake, Harmony exudes balance, peace and all things Zen. Tucked into Rocky View County, with the foothills as its backdrop, this artist’s and sports-enthusiast’s haven offers a fully integrated standalone community, a place where one can truly live, work, shop and play.

“For us, the vision really came down to creating an exceptional space,” said Birol Fisekci, president and CEO of Bordeaux Properties, the co-developer of the project along with Qualico Communities. “Because of the location, we were really able to create a small village that has all the attributes that we all talk about – the sense of neighbourliness, amenity richness and multi-generational friendliness.”


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Especially during the long, hot days of summer, the idea of living beside a lake is extremely appealing. Thankfully, Calgary is home to several unique communities with a man-made lake to call their own. For those thinking about buying their own lakefront oasis, here’s a look at each of Calgary’s established lake communities to help you find the one that’s right for you.

Arbour Lake

  • Quadrant: N.W.
  • Established: 1992
  • Population: 10,713
  • Dwellings: 3,938
  • Median age: 41
  • Median pre-tax household income: $92,399
  • New listings: 146
  • Number of residential sales (YTD): 68
  • Residential average price (YTD): $473,489
  • Residential benchmark price: $438,933

Auburn Bay

  • Quadrant: S.E.
  • Established: 2003
  • Population: 16,429
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Kitchens have come a long way from when they were small, tucked away spaces used only for preparing food. Today’s kitchens are often open to family and dining rooms and have become the heart of the home. Aside from cooking and eating, they’re popular spaces for entertaining, conducting business, doing homework, paying bills or simply reading the newspaper with your favourite cup of java. It’s no wonder that demand for larger kitchens with islands, walk-in pantries and specialty appliances is on the rise.

Understandably, kitchens rank high on the list of priorities for home buyers and can make or break the sale of a home. Because kitchens are the room guests see the most, today’s savvy home buyers are looking for a “trophy kitchen,” with quartz or

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I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 6315 135 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

This is the one. 10 ft ceilings throughout, an oversized deck backing onto a green space, Gas line, Ensuite laundry are just some of the features that are unique in this condo unit. The design is totally open concept, the rooms are huge and the master has a walk through closet with ensuite bathroom. The kitchen has newer appliances and has an island. The parking is titled and is underground with its own storage!

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Trendy inner-city community is buzzing with activity

South Calgary just keeps getting better and better. It’s an area charged with arts and culture, natural beauty, public art, funky coffee shops, and stellar restaurants. It’s also home to beach volleyball courts and a public outdoor swimming pool, one of only a handful still operating in the city.

“The community has so much culture and vibrancy. It’s so fun to just walk down 33rd Avenue and people watch,” said South Calgary resident Jude Savoy, who has lived in the community for almost five years.

“There are lots of new projects on the go and I think that’s a really good thing. It adds density and creates this really urban vibe.”


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