October 2015

Found 4 blog entries for October 2015.

Of all the new communities currently being developed in Calgary, the demand for new housing in Nolan Hill this past September was the strongest, even outpacing 2014.

That includes all construction in Nolan Hill, not just single-family homes.

Record Applications Submitted

Last month, 33 building permit applications were submitted to the city planning and development department for single-family structures and 10 building applications for multi-family buildings.  Applications were submitted by the five builders participating in the Nolan Hill community, as well as the five builders working on multi-family projects.

Nolan Hill is north of 128 Ave NW between Shaganappi Trail and Sarcee Trail, one of the five communities that make up the

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Vivace on West 85th is an exciting condominium project that will breathe new life into the West Springs multi-family market. 

The name “Vivace” is Italian in origin and is a musical term which means lively.  The name captured the imagination of the development team as it seems to describe the slice-of-life experience of living in this area of South West Calgary.

This innovative complex at 85 St SW and 8A Ave SW is a joint venture of Bri-Mor Developments and Streetside Developments.  Both developers, one commercial and one residential, have worked together to build a work/play/live experience.  Vivace is billed as affordable family housing with high end finishes and an opportunity for condo buyers to find a home in West Springs at a lower price

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The Three Bears would love to live in the South West Calgary community Haysboro.

It’s not too close, it’s not too far – it’s juuusssst right.

Haysboro is in a fantastic location for just about anyone.  If you work downtown, you’re just 18 minutes south.  If you travel a lot, the airport is just under half an hour away.  Have kids in school?  There are plenty within walking distance.

Haysboro a mid-century neighbourhood just outside of Calgary’s inner-city circle.  It lies south of Heritage Dr SW to 98 Ave SW, between Macleod Trail and 14 St SW.   The community of nearly 7,000 residents is intersected by Elbow Drive SW.   Easy to get in and out of with plenty of housing options for people of all stages of life.

Homes in Haysboro

Most of

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Money spent on home improvements will certainly be returned to you when it’s time to sell.  But in the meantime, there are some renovations you can do with a much quicker payback.

Improvements that have more to do with the mechanics of your home rather than the esthetics and design could provide a return on your investment in three years.

Energy systems

Did you know that an airplane has just two inches of insulation between the cabin and the minus 60 degree temperatures outside?  Similar spray foam insulation technology in your home can protect it from extreme temperatures just as easily.

The advantage of spray foam insulation is that it finds its way into cracks, crevices and corners, unlike traditional bat insulation which sags over

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