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What To Look For in a Builder Promotion

You and your family have decided to make your dream come true and move to Calgary. Naturally, you want to choose a great builder, so you can start your new life in a brand-new home. As you begin your search, you'll notice several builders are offering special promotions. Learn the facts about builders’ promotions and whether they are a good deal for people in the market for a new home.

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Quick Possession: The Beaumont 4

With a quick possession home, you’ll have all of the advantages of moving into a brand-new home without waiting for it to be built. Sterling’s latest move-in ready model, the gorgeous Beaumont 4, is a four-bedroom, two and a half bathroom home in the Northwest Calgary community of Beacon Heights. It’s a rapidly growing neighbourhood with plenty of amenities available now and in the future.

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Doggie's Day Out: Dog-Friendly Places in Calgary

Is there anything quite as fun and special as sharing a beautiful day on the town with man's best friend? With just a little planning and know-how, you can explore Calgary with your dog, hitting not just parks but even a few restaurants and even stores!

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6 Thanksgiving Centrepieces You Can Make Yourself

When you invite guests to your home for Thanksgiving this October, why not make sure you have the chance to welcome them using handmade centrepieces? Holiday-themed table decor abounds in stores at this time of year, but decorations you make yourself have a distinctive touch. One of the best parts of these creations is that making them is a fun family activity that will help get kids into the spirit of things.

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9 Hot New Home Decor Trends

Keeping up with the latest must-have upgrades can be a challenge. With innovative products continuing to provide the best in home convenience and décor, where should you begin? When you need a larger home with higher-end finishes and the latest technology, building a new home is the best way to get the home you want with the fine features you deserve. 

Here are nine of the most popular home décor trends you should look for as you plan out the rooms in your new home build.

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Mortgage Insurance Explained

Mortgage default insurance, also known as mortgage insurance or CMHC insurance, is a unique insurance premium you may need to pay if you put down a small down payment on a home. Mortgage insurance is designed to protect your lender if you ever default on your loan. It's not entirely one-sided, though: mortgage insurance allows you to qualify for a mortgage with less than 20% down. This can keep interest rates reasonable even with a low down payment.

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