Friday, August 29, 2014

Welcome to the Pride of Alberta

Okotoks, Alberta is located approximately fifteen minutes south of Calgary’s city limits, along the Sheep River in the heart of Alberta’s foothills. To the west are majestic mountain ranges that flank the vibrant town of about twenty-five thousand residents. From 2006 to 2011, Okotoks was voted Canada’s 10th fastest-growing community with a 42.9% population growth.

Booming economy
The town thrives on a flourishing beef processing industry as well as commercial and home businesses. The town also manages its own logistics and core facilities including hospitals, schools, transportation, finance, insurance, and others. Residential and industrial growth has been unprecedented since 2011 with construction values totaling $78 million.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Questions to Ask before Building a Home

If you’re looking into getting yourself a new place, you typically have two main choices: you can either buy a pre-owned home, or you can have a house built from scratch. While initially it might seem more costly to build instead of just buying, there are many long-term benefits that you can enjoy in a home that you had commissioned, particularly in terms of customization.

Before you call home builders though, ask yourself these questions: