Why Okotoks is a Great Place to Raise a Family

Set against a backdrop of rolling hills and magnificent mountain views, Okotoks is popular among locals and tourists alike for its unique fusion of rustic and modern attractions. Where else can one join a genuine beekeeping tour and then go to a restaurant for a bite to eat? These same qualities also make it a wonderful place to build a home, and here are three compelling reasons why: Continue reading

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Why Live in Okotoks?

Building your home offers many perks, chief among which is the ability to design your house exactly the way you want it. Of course, home design is only one part of the equation; you also have to decide where the best place is to build it.

Fortunately, the town Okotoks in Alberta has become one of the best communities to live in, as evidenced by its 42.9% population growth from 2006-2011. Below are just a few reasons why you should consider calling this place home: Continue reading

How Much Home Do You Need?

When planning to have a home built, many people fail to consider the space. In some cases, they think they need so much more than they actually do, and thus they end up paying a lot more while getting very little utility out of it. So what exactly should you be thinking about when planning your home’s dimensions?

Family

The first thing you should think about is the size of your family. Even if it’s just you and your partner right now, you should plan ahead and allot enough space for the number of children you want to have. You can either allow them to have their own rooms or make them share space. Aside from kids, you should also think about any elderly relatives who might stay with you. Continue reading