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Things to Consider Before Looking to Build a New Home

Things to Consider Before Looking to Build a New Home

Posted on November 16, 2017

Before deciding to build your dream home, it’s important to take a step back and review all the considerations that come with the process. We’ve outlined the three questions you need to answer before choosing to build a new home.

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Yes, the 50+ Community is in Canada!

Yes, the 50+ Community is in Canada!

Posted on October 31, 2017

As people near the age of retirement, one of their biggest concerns is deciding where to live. The feeling that comes with downsizing a home and being able to choose how, and where, to live is one of the most exciting times in someone’s life— but there is a lot to consider. Ease of travel and finding the perfect home, that’s still close to family, are often high priorities for most people when making their retirement plans. For those reasons, Canada is one of the best countries in the world to retire in.

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New Mortgage Rules in 2018 Set to Affect First Time Homebuyers

New Mortgage Rules in 2018 Set to Affect First Time Homebuyers

Posted on October 25, 2017

Canadian mortgage rule changes are coming January 1, 2018. The OFSI (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada) has released new regulations detailing a stress test where lenders will now have stricter lending requirements for mortgages.

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The 5 Best Experiences You’ll Have While Living in an Adult Villa

The 5 Best Experiences You’ll Have While Living in an Adult Villa

Posted on September 25, 2017

It makes sense when people say life begins again in your 50’s. After all, with your kids grown up and moved out, you’re now able to start living the way you want. One of the first things people do once they hit this milestone is downsize their home. If you’ve been looking at houses for sale in Okotoks to enjoy your retirement, consider The Parkhouses by Lifestyle Homes.

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What’s a Pocket Neighbourhood?

What’s a Pocket Neighbourhood?

Posted on September 18, 2017

When Lifestyle Homes decided to develop a new 55+ community in Okotoks, a lot of consideration went into its layout. The goal for The Parkhouses was to create something unique that offered a greater sense of community for residents. In the end, Lifestyle decided a “pocket neighbourhood” was the best way to do that. So what exactly is a pocket neighbourhood?

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