the ZEN in balance
Avalon Master Builder is helping re-design homeownership with Net Zero Homes – a better home for you and the environment. A Net Zero home is a combination of innovative design and advanced sustainable building practices. They provide you with the comfort and peace of mind you want in your family’s home.
You may have always wanted to own a home but thought mortgage payments were unaffordable. You may have even wished for a little help. Fortunately, help has arrived in the form of a government incentive program called First Time Homebuyer Incentive Program.
In today’s face paced world, many people are under a lot of stress; whether it’s finding a live/work balance, dealing with rush hour traffic, skyrocketing business costs or all of the above!
Avalon may have found stress relief in a collection of unique townhomes built under the ZEN brand in Chinook Gate, Airdrie. Here are some of the benefits of a ZEN live/work townhome.
Purchase a new ZEN Redstone townhome and we’ll fly you home to surprise your family with a spontaneous visit for the holidays. You can tell everyone in person the exiting news that you’ve bought your first new home in Canada. Wow! Just think about that. What an accomplishment.
Condo buyers come in all shapes and sizes and are looking for homes under all kinds of circumstances. Many are first-time homebuyers, while empty nesters need less space and want to downsize and others are investors who know a good deal when they see one.
Great Deals On New Homes Before Year End If you’ve been considering moving from a rental property into your own space, now’s the time to take action. Similarly, if the kids are grown and you want to downsize, you can get more home for less at this time of year. Homebuilders often have year-end inventory […]
AHS Workers Are Prescribed A Healthy Price Reduction Healthcare workers have a difficult job to do – and we all appreciate their work and sacrifice. So much so, that Avalon Master Builder would like to demonstrate how much you are truly valued by giving all AHS workers a price break on new ZEN townhomes. As […]
ZEN in Ravenswood is the ideal place to live. Beautiful long pathways, abundance of greenspace, fields and parks, all while being minutes away from anything and everything you need! A short drive to 2 main Highways including QE2 and Stoney Trail, making a commute to Calgary accessible and fast!. A Short drive to the Airport […]
Doing GOOD in your Hood Giving back to your community Calgary is filled with caring people that make such a large city feel like a small community. Donating a few hours a week can make a big difference to an organizations and people in need. Calgary offers many different opportunities for individuals and groups of […]
Tips to WOW home shoppers with your property There is no denying the impact of first impressions when viewing a house. When a potential buyer first walks into your home they will want it to feel like home. The good news is you can change ‘small’ into ‘cozy’ and ‘house’ into ‘home’ with a few […]
7 Reasons Consumers Prefer New Over Resale Homes Things to consider when searching for your perfect home Are you in the market for to find the perfect home? Deciding between new vs. resale is an ongoing debate for consumers however the final decision comes down to what you want out of your home. The purchase […]
The Community of Cranston The community of Cranston in South Calgary has been much over looked. It seems to me that the new areas of Cranston have everything a first-time home buyer is looking for, as well as the peace and tranquility a down sizer or retiree would be seeking. Why? Location. Amenities. Recreation It […]
Your how-to guide to a Clothing Swap Cleaning out your closet is great for getting rid of clothing you do not wear, but even better for making room for new items. Don’t have the budget to add new items? CLOTHING SWAP! Hosting a clothing swap party is a great way to gather friends for a […]
Calgary is starting to heat up as we tip-toe closer to spring which is an open invite to embrace the sun and head out for some Family Day activities this weekend! Many different events are scheduled around the city featuring activities and local vendors to help you make the most of your extra day off […]
Five Cardinal Rules to Hosting a Dinner Party by Trevor Gamelin 1) Don’t stress out! Hosting a dinner party can be a huge source of stress for some people, to the point where they dread the thought so much, they simply avoid ever having one, despite the desire to entertain. Most of the time the […]
Part 3 – Why does Avalon build condo communities? There are lots of multi-family homes and communities that are NOT set up as condominium associations. Should I consider those options, and avoid the risk and cost of condo fees? We would always advise anyone making any major purchasing decision, to carefully consider, and weigh the […]
Part 2 – Understanding Condo Fees What are the responsibilities of a condo association? The main responsibilities of the condo association in a typical townhome community with primarily exterior common property, would be the care and maintenance of landscaping, roads & sidewalks (lawn mowing, snow removal, etc) along with the maintenance and when eventually needed, […]
This is a 3 part series which will contain: what are condo fees, understanding condo fees and why condos are right for you! PART 1 The best explanation of how this is achieved is to provide an introductory lesson as to what a ‘condominium is’, and to explain how and for what purpose condominiums are […]
At Avalon, we take pride in being a pet friendly builder. It all starts in the office with our love for our furry best friends. We have Fuller, Morgan, Kya (aka Mini)and Ebby roaming freely on a daily basis! So how are we different than other “pet friendly” builders? Our town home projects have no […]
The Royal Bank of Canada recently raised rates on several of its products, the latest in a series of changes to the mortgage industry that could help cool the housing market this year. As of early 2016, the bank increased rates on fixed mortgages of between two and five years by 10 basis points. RBC’s […]
Just as we farewell and welcome the New Year, so do colour trends and palettes change. Each year Pantone announces ‘colour of the year’ which all on-trend fashion and home décor designers follow when releasing their own designs. The colour of the year in 2015 was Marsala. A deep, sophisticated earth-toned red that looked magnificent […]
It’s the beginning of a new year, which means it’s time for a fresh start – and what better place to start than your own personal space? Your personal space should be comfortable & cozy, a place where you feel happy and want to spend time in. It should be a place you can relax […]
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