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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…


‘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…


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…


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…


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…


Ravine attracts buyers at Legend of Legacy

  • June 7, 2016

By Myke Thomas, Calgary Sun Much was made of the opening of new single-family homes backing onto the ravine in Legacy, but quietly, just down the street, overlooking the same ravine, Legend of Legacy from Aldebaran Homes is quickly taking shape. "The most outstanding feature is the location," says Kerry Goulard, president of Aldebaran Homes. "The fact this site sits on the ravine really appeals to a lot of people." Legend of Legacy is an 87-unit townhome project, with three…


Experience Middleton Mountain

  • June 1, 2016

Middleton Mountain is a neighborhood connected to Vernon that has grown immensely with developments and new opportunities. This area in British Columbia is close to downtown Vernon - in fact only 5 minutes away. At the Vernon Visitor Centre, this is where your journey can begin. You can pick up a Middleton Mountain Trails Map and start your experience. There are countless trails and outdoor adventures to enjoy with the beautiful weather. Several parks and trails are located on the…


We Are Launching In Legacy

  • May 11, 2016

Legacy is a spectacular new neighbourhood just south of Walden in Calgary. This community thrives in a landscape of subtle slopes, mountain views and stunning valleys. With over 15 km of interconnected walking paths and nature trails, the area creates a network of opportunities. We are proud to announce the Legend of Legacy launch on May 14th, 2016. You can come see what has been built during our grand opening event from 12pm - 5pm. Legend of Legacy by Aldebaran…


Staycations Popular in Canada for 2016

  • April 26, 2016

There’s no denying that the weaker Canadian dollar has impacted how Canadians choose their travel plans. Residents are considering more staycations and road trips this summer, while an increased rate of foreign visitors are heading to the big cities. Ultimately, the pace of Canada’s tourism growth is affected by higher prices and the financial concerns of consumers. Cities Benefiting From The Rise In Staycations Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg and Halifax are all feeling the benefits…


New School Creates Growth for South Calgary

  • April 14, 2016

Welcome to The Growing Communities of Walden and Legacy in Calgary. Thanks to the new MidSun School, Legacy and Walden families now have a new designated place to send their young ones. The middle school (grades 7-9) brings new opportunities to the area, and creates ease for families during their change. There are transportation services to both communities thanks to the Calgary Board of Education Transport System. Legacy and Walden are located in the southeast sector of Calgary, just under…