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Top 9 Questions to Ask a Custom Home Builder

Building a custom home is an exciting and rewarding experience that gives you the opportunity to customize and create the home of your dreams. But before you get started with the design and build process, interviewing custom home builders is one of the most crucial steps in finding the right builder for your project and ultimately ensuring the success of your new home build. That’s why … Read More

To Build or Not to Build: Your Guide to Building Vs. Renovating

To build or not to build: that is the question on many people’s minds as they decide whether building a custom home is the right option for them or if they are better off renovating their existing home instead. For many people, the answer to this question ultimately comes down to what makes the most sense for them financially. However, comparing the costs of building a … Read More

Building Your Dreams: Answering Your Top 5 FAQs About Custom Homes in Calgary

Embarking on the journey to build your own custom home in Calgary is an exciting endeavor that offers creative freedom and the chance to craft a living space perfectly designed to your preferences and lifestyle. However, as with any major undertaking, the path to creating your dream home comes with many questions and considerations. From design and permits to costs and timelines, the process can feel … Read More

What To Know Before Designing Your Custom Cottage

Since 2010, CottageClub has been a thriving, family-oriented, recreation-based community near Calgary, Alberta and it is easy to see why so many people love living there. The breathtaking mountain views, the private access to Ghost Lake, the extensive trail system, the amazing amenities, and the abundance of open space to explore. This fantastic community has it all! One of the most unique aspects of CottageClub, though, … Read More

How to Choose the Right Custom Home Builder

When it comes to building a custom home, one of the most important decisions you will need to make is which builder to engage for the construction of your new home. But with so many different builders to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are our top tips for choosing a home builder for your new custom home. 1. … Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your New Home

So, you’ve decided to build a new custom home. First, congratulations! Designing and building the home of your dreams is truly an amazing and rewarding experience. You may be wondering, though, “What’s next?” Do you start by engaging an architect to design your home? Or should you talk with a builder? What about things like permitting, engineering, etc.? And how on earth can you make sure … Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Home Renovation

Who doesn’t love a good home renovation? There is nothing quite like having the opportunity to rethink an existing space and breathe some new life into it. But as with many projects, a good home renovation requires good planning. That’s why today we are talking about the five biggest mistakes people make when planning a major home renovation and (most importantly) how you can avoid them! … Read More

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Custom Home?

So, how much does it cost to build a custom home? This is one of the biggest questions clients have when thinking about building a new home and it is an important one. However, when building a custom home there are many variables that contribute to what it is going to cost because it is, well… custom! To help answer this important question, let’s take a … Read More

Planning for Your Acreage Home: A Super Practical Guide

As Calgary and its surrounding communities continue to grow, many people are moving out of the city and onto acreages. The accessibility to larger city centers and the unparalleled natural beauty make this area perfect for building custom acreage or estate homes.   There are many things to consider, though, when searching for the right property and planning to build a custom home on an acreage. … Read More

What to Know Before Building a Custom Home

Getting ready to build a custom home? Congratulations! You are about to embark on an incredibly rewarding journey. There is something so special about seeing those ideas, those dreams, and those visions you have for your home come to life. Like many of our new clients, you may be wondering if there is anything you should be mindful of before getting started. Well, to help you … Read More