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    The House that Jack Built

     Apr 14, 2015
    Homes by Avi’s partnership with Jack James High School has been around for a while. Nineteen years, to be exact. It runs like a well-oiled machine. It’s not fussy, so no one makes a fuss. But the thing is, this initiative and the dedicated people involved deserve a fuss. At the very least, they deserve a fuss. So, fuss I will.
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    The straight talk on reducing your impact on the planet.

     Apr 13, 2015
    At Homes by Avi, we power our offices and homes under construction with 100% renewable energy. It’s a positive step towards reducing our company’s environmental footprint. But there are six more steps that we can all take to further lessen our impact on the planet.
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    The straight talk on falling mortgage rates and the Home Buyers’ Plan

     Feb 09, 2015
    At the onset of 2015, most economists were expecting an increase in mortgage rates. But with the Bank of Canada’s announcement that it was dropping its interest rate, and the big banks following suit, it seems that climbing rates have been put on hold. If you’re on the fence about buying a home, now may be the time. But what about the down payment? Enter the Home Buyers’ Plan.
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    This month, we love VALENTINE’S DIYs FOR KIDS

     Feb 09, 2015
    It doesn’t matter who you are or whether or not you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day; if a kid gives you a homemade Valentine, you’re going to feel all the feelings. We’ve rounded up some sweet, kid-friendly DIYs, and we challenge your heart not to skip a beat.
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    This month, we love … OUR NEW GUEST BLOGGER!

     Sep 08, 2014
    Please join me in welcoming Nicole to the blog. Nicole is an interior designer at Avi Definitions, our selection centre, and this girl knows her stuff.
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    GET ON BOARD!

     Jun 19, 2014
    Congrats to our GM, Doug Beach, who, yesterday, found out that he’s been appointed to CHBA-Calgary’s Board of Directors for the 2014 – 2016 term
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    ON THE LEVEL - The straight talk on summer safety

     Jun 09, 2014
    While it may be too soon to tell, I fear my three-year-old may have inherited my clumsiness. Needless to say, these days, I’m all about ‘safety first’. I realize that I can’t protect her from everything, but I can follow some basic guidelines in an effort to get things off on the right, carefully-placed foot.
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    This month, we love CONTAINER GARDENING

     Jun 09, 2014
    With our short growing season here in Alberta, container gardening is a crafty way to spruce up the backyard, deck, patio, front step or balcony instantly.
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    The straight talk on what happens after you’ve purchased a home

     May 12, 2014
    What we the builder are up to once you have actually purchased your home!
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    The straight talk on spring home maintenance

     Apr 07, 2014
    April’s newsletter is when I typically bust out the spring home maintenance tips; but, I’ve got to tell you, with 4 ft. of snow still sitting (mockingly) in my front yard and my arms limp from all the ice-scrapping activity, I’m feeling less than inspired. I think we’d all like a little one-on-one time with Mother Nature, and I can’t guarantee that things will remain civil.
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    2014 Awards of Excellence Builder of the Year

     Mar 18, 2014
    This year at the the Awards of Excellence, we did pretty well; okay, we actually did really well and took home quite a bit of hardware. Find out more!
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    The straight talk on the Home Buyers’ Plan

     Mar 10, 2014
    What’s the Home Buyers’ Plan? Why do you need one? Find out about some of the conditions and how you can repay your withdrawls.
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