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Top Must-Haves When Building a New Home

Top Must-Haves When Building a New Home

Building a new home in Calgary? Ask your builder about these design features first   For new home builders in Calgary, it's not just about the four walls and a roof. There are a ton of ways homeowners can modify and customize their homes and ultimately make a big...

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What Type of Home Is Best for You?

What Type of Home Is Best for You?

You know what you like and what works for you, but when it comes to choosing a new home, there are a lot of factors to consider. For example, how big is your family? How much space will you need now and in the future? What sort of lifestyle appeals to you? You'll need...

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10 Advantages of Building an Energy Efficient Home

10 Advantages of Building an Energy Efficient Home

So, you want to build a greener home, but you don't know where to start. Or maybe you've already made some changes around the house, but you're looking for some new ideas? No worries — that's why we're here. As a new home builder, we couldn’t help but notice that...

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How to Protect Your Home from Heavy Rain and Hail

How to Protect Your Home from Heavy Rain and Hail

Five Ways to Protect Your Home from Storms   Ask most Calgarians, and they'll agree: Calgary is a legendary place to live. Our great city is known for the Calgary Stampede, close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, bustling restaurant scene, and endless...

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What is Mid-Century Modern Architecture?

What is Mid-Century Modern Architecture?

Mid-Century Modern Architecture. Why is it so hot right now?   When buying a new home or choosing your new home builder in Calgary, your experience should be exceptional, fun, and stress-free. That said, we also understand how overwhelming the process can be....

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Fresh Ideas for Home Decor Spring in 2022

Fresh Ideas for Home Decor Spring in 2022

Freshen up your home decor in minutes! These 4 Décor trends give you all the inspiration you'll need.   We've had these hot new spring decor trends on our minds for a while. Since the weather in YYC is heating up almost as quickly as the market for new homes in...

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How to Buy a New Build House?

How to Buy a New Build House?

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN BUYING A NEW BUILD HOME   Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or are considering moving into a new one, you can expect a fulfilling experience. Building a new house or buying a newly constructed one offers many advantages over purchasing an...

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New Homes Can be Eligible with Major Tax Advantages.

New Homes Can be Eligible with Major Tax Advantages.

New Home and Renovation Industry News for Canadians   At RareBuilt Homes, we always like to stay current with industry news and updates in Alberta and throughout Canada. While this isn’t the latest news, it's definitely something to be aware of for eligible home...

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What is Classic Architecture?

What is Classic Architecture?

The Revival of Classical Design. Here’s What You Need to Know…   When it comes to designing gorgeous custom homes, we always find ourselves inspired by classical architecture. Because let's face it, it's called classic for a reason.   As a builder, Rarebuilt...

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The Spring Maintenance Checklist Every Homeowner Needs

The Spring Maintenance Checklist Every Homeowner Needs

It's that time of year! As the days start getting longer, the warm weather rolls in, and flowers begin to bud in the city, it's time to start spring cleaning! Whether you have a brand-new home or an existing home, whip your home into tip-top shape with this helpful...

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Do New Build Homes Lose Value?

Do New Build Homes Lose Value?

The Real Value of Building New Home in 2022   Things are heating up in Calgary - and we're not just talking about the weather. It's no secret that the YYC real estate market is red hot (and getting hotter) right now. As limited inventory volumes, rising interest...

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Building a Custom Home on an Acreage Near Calgary

Building a Custom Home on an Acreage Near Calgary

Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Acreage Lot   Finding an average lot, you build the custom home of your dreams is no small feat. On top of scouting the right location and piece of land, you need to consider how you plan to use the space, what type of servicing...

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We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved!

RAREBUILT HOMES BRAND-NEW HEAD OFFICE   When choosing a custom home builder, we believe that actions speak louder than words. The RareBuilt Homes experience is different, and our new office shows our customers just that. Since our homes are unique to our clients,...

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Modern Farmhouse Design

Modern Farmhouse Design

Modern Farmhouse Architecture Is All the Rage In 2022. Here's Why...   Trends may come and go, but modern farmhouse architecture is here to stay. That's why, as one of Calgary's favourite custom home builders, we've embraced this coveted style since the...

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Things To Consider Before Building a Custom Home Gym

Things To Consider Before Building a Custom Home Gym

New Year, new goals. Are you considering a custom home gym? After nearly two years of COVID restrictions, gym closures, and fitness class cancellations, having a dedicated workout space at home has gone from a luxury to a necessity. Pair that with new fitness goals...

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This year’s hottest holiday decorating tips!

This year’s hottest holiday decorating tips!

  Home is where the heart is, and that's especially true during the holiday season. It's where your family and friends come together. You gather, laugh, eat, and celebrate with holiday cheer. But let's be honest, trying to prepare your home for the holidays can...

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Elements of a Modern Custom Home

Elements of a Modern Custom Home

  You’ll never regret a home with a modern architectural style. Here’s why.   It's no secret. Over the last few years, Modern architectural style has been a hot ticket item for modern custom home builders in Calgary. And fortunately for buyers, we believe...

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What to Avoid When Creating a Home Office

What to Avoid When Creating a Home Office

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Home Office Flexible and remote work policies are on the rise. Over the last 18 months, the number of companies offering flexible work schedules has skyrocketed, and it's a trend we don't see disappearing any time soon. That's why,...

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Top Smart Home Devices to Add to Your New Custom Home

Top Smart Home Devices to Add to Your New Custom Home

As a custom home builder, we receive many requests from clients to incorporate technology into their new home or renovation. That’s why, we have created a list of top smart home devices to consider for your home. Your home might look smart, but could it act smart too?...

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Your Fall 2021 Home Maintenance Checklist   The seasons are changing, and the cold weather is settling in, which means it's the perfect time to get your home ready for dropping temperatures and snowstorms that inevitably lie ahead. Make the most out of Calgary's...

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Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2022

Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2022

Wondering what interior design trends 2022 has in store for us? You're not alone. As an innovative custom home builder, we love staying in the know on emerging trends and the latest and greatest in design, so we always have something new and fresh to offer our Calgary...

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New Home Construction Process

New Home Construction Process

What most builders won’t tell you about the construction process   While it may be true that many of our customers have chosen RareBuilt Homes because they simply fall in love with our thoughtful designs, there's a lot more to us than meets the eye.   A new...

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Transform Your Outdoor Living Space

Transform Your Outdoor Living Space

Transform your outdoor living space with this years hottest design trends and enjoy year round.   If spending the past year close to home has taught us anything, it's that our outdoor living areas are just as important as our indoor ones. While living in Calgary...

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Custom Home Building – What To Expect

Custom Home Building – What To Expect

Custom Home Considerations You Shouldn’t Overlook   Even if you already own a home, chances are that over the years, you've probably forgotten a thing or two about the process. And if this is your first time buying a new home, perhaps you need some guidance and...

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Top 3 Things to Consider When Buying a New Townhouse

Top 3 Things to Consider When Buying a New Townhouse

In addition to finding a suitable layout and location, it is also crucial to choose the right style of home. It becomes an overwhelming decision when you are constantly inundated with options and conflicting information, which leaves you feeling confused and...

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The Cost of Home Building in Calgary in 2021

The Cost of Home Building in Calgary in 2021

‌What the 2021 Real Estate Boom Means for Home Building Costs in Calgary   It's no secret the spring 2021 real estate market has been booming in Calgary. We don't expect the cost of building a new home will be going down any time soon - just the opposite, in...

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‌3 Tips for a Successful Renovation

‌3 Tips for a Successful Renovation

‌3 Tips for a Successful Renovation  ‌According to Houzz, the demand for home renovations in Canada increased by 58% in 2020! If you, as a homeowner, still love your Calgary home but don't find the space to be as effective as it once was, it's time to consider a...

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