Calgary Real Estate News

21Jul 2017

Golf-course homeowners have several tools at their disposal to protect their property from errant golf balls For people living along golf courses, glass damage from errant golf balls is no laughing matter. While the problem isn’t large in terms of total homes affected, it’s a big deal for the few that do live in the […]

21Jul 2017

Golf course communities offer homeowners space, privacy and a slice of the action David Roberts and his wife moved to the northwest community of Valley Ridge in search of open spaces. “We liked the idea of backing on to green space, one way or another,” he said. Valley Ridge, which borders the western edge of […]

21Jul 2017

Looking back at 25 years of Heritage Pointe “Lots of people thought we were crazy to build way out here in the boonies,” said Carolina Oxtoby about her company’s decision to develop a golf-course community on farmland south of Calgary. It was 27 years ago when the land on Dunbow Road was purchased, and only […]

21Jul 2017

Golf and country club has been the heart of southeast community for five decades and counting Don Boykiw has come full circle. The president of the Willow Ridge Community Association grew up in the southeast Calgary neighbourhood of Willow Park before moving away to carve his own path. As fate would have it, he returned […]

21Jul 2017

For residents of Valley Ridge, all paths lead to the links The soft summer breeze rustles through the tall stands of mature Aspen trees and prairie grasses in the lush valley on the northwest edge of the city. Here nature sits untouched, a picture perfect backdrop for the homes that grace the ridge above. Nearby, […]

21Jul 2017

There aren’t many people who don’t trade “good mornings” with Cathy Burton when she arrives to work, and that’s one of the many things she likes about her job as head golf professional at Willow Park Golf and Country Club. “I’ve gotten to know a lot of the members,” she said, before pausing to congratulate […]

21Jul 2017

Entrepreneurial couple found the right fit for their active family in Harmony Close to a year ago, entrepreneurs Brian Haydamack and Erin Schneider made the decision to move in together and blend their families (he has two children and she has three). The challenge was finding a home large enough to accommodate all of their […]

14Jul 2017

Shelterbelts provide a variety of benefits for country homeowners The phrase “eat dirt” probably came from a country dweller without a shelterbelt. When people move to the country, the first problem they often encounter is wind. Thankfully, a shelterbelt can solve that. Outside the shelterbelt’s protective boundary, it’s the Wild West. But inside, the shelterbelt […]

14Jul 2017

While the Calgary Stampede is the “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” Alberta’s western heritage runs deep across the province – where a number of small-town and community rodeos, both professional and amateur, are being held throughout the summer. Dogpound Rodeo: July 19 This Foothills Cowboy Association-sanctioned rodeo is in its 112th year in 2017. Attendees can […]