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Buying your First Home in the New Year

  • January 27, 2020

Are you ready to take the next big step and buy your first home this New Year? 2020 has arrived which means it is time for a fresh start and a new you. Happy New Year from Aldebaran Homes! What better way to ring in this New Year by investing in your first home! While buying your first house can be an intimidating thought, we put together some tips to make your home buying journey a simpler process for you!…


2019 Paint Trends

  • December 11, 2019

As 2019 is slowly coming to an end, we wanted to take a moment to look back on all the popular paint trends that have been seen in many homes this past year. Paint is a very important feature that can change the whole feeling and mood in any space. Choosing the right paint color can benefit your home and brighten up a room. Many paint colors bring us emotions and different feelings which is why people should take their…


Millennial Home Buying Tips

  • November 17, 2019

Getting Started If you were born in 1981 - 1996 congratulations, you are a millennial! Being a millennial means you can still celebrate your youth and have the time of your life, but you will someday reach a point where you must start something called adulting (*sigh*). Have you ever wondered when you are ready to buy your first home? Buying your first home is a huge decision that you need to be financially and mentally prepared for. There is…

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Summer 2017: The Daycation and Staycation

  • July 24, 2017

An epic summer vacation can happen right in your backyard! Summer is here! Summer has officially landed here in Canada. Not everyone has the chance to fly to the other side of the world, or even Canada, for a summer vacation. Whether you’re tight for money or stuck at work, the heat is real and here to stay for the next two months. Why not take advantage of it by taking a staycation or even daycation! A day trip or…

Christmas Mitts And A Gift

‘Tis the season for Holiday Giving

  • December 22, 2016

Here at Aldebaran Homes, family is everything to us and we care about the families we build for and the communities they live in. Making sure we support them is top of mind - especially at this time of the year.  This year, we decided to offer our support to charitable organizations that share our values and support these communities. North Okanagan Youth and Family Services We live in Vernon, BC much of the time and have been building in…

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DIY Staging Tips to Sell Your Home

  • November 2, 2016

Much like dressing up for a first date, when selling your home staging is an important part of the process. They way your home looks could make or break a deal. Potential buyers need to be able to see themselves living in your house, but clutter can remind them of someone else living there (kind of like a bad roommate!). Buyers are all about first impressions, and following some simple staging tips can help your house move quickly: 1. Cleanliness…

2 People Celebrating Unpacking After Moving Into An Aldebaran Home

Downsizing doesn’t mean downgrading

  • September 20, 2016

Over the past decade, people have been buying homes with one thing in mind: bigger is better. But is it? Lately we are starting to see people looking to simplify their lives, pare down - become more minimalist. Bigger is not necessarily better when buying a home. A smaller property can provide you with more time, freedom, and money while giving you that piece of mind you need to live a stress free life. Downsizing has become more common lately…

Aldebaran Family Business Photo

Aldebaran Homes – A Family Business

  • August 30, 2016

In above picture, from left to right:  Ryan - Customer Relations Manager, Kristina - Project Sales & Marketing Manager, Kerry - Founder and Chad - Accounting Manager, all work for the family business and plan to continue Kerry’s hard work in years to come. Meet the Founder of Aldebaran Homes - Kerry Goulard. A Chartered Professional Accountant by trade, Kerry got his start in real estate and construction at The Anaheim Group in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He was with Anaheim from 1981-1986…

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Vernon’s small town appeal calls to Calgarians

  • June 13, 2016

Like the old Elvis Presley Top 40 hit says: It ain’t no big thing, but it’s growin.’ Not one chance in a gazillion he was crooning about Vernon, B.C., but the line could be a motto for this North Okanagan Valley city which is listed among the top five fastest-growing communities in the province with a population of 25,000 or more. According to figures from the provincial government, Vernon, which has long been a destination location for Albertans looking for part-time or fulltime homes, saw its…