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Raafat Kassem and Maya Najem are transferring up on this planet, figuratively and actually.
The younger Calgary couple, who presently reside in a two-bedroom rental in Shaganappi, have bought a two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome additional uphill in Aspen Spring, a brand new multi-family growth by Slokker Properties.
Their house is spacious and in a handy location, however Kassem has lengthy admired Aspen Woods on town’s west facet, ready for an reasonably priced alternative to maneuver up there. The couple was additionally eager to construct and design a brand new house from scratch.
On a latest drive to the group, he and Najem noticed an indication for the Aspen Spring undertaking, to be constructed west of eighty fifth Avenue at nineteenth Avenue S.W. in the neighborhood of Springbank Hill. The positioning is true subsequent door to Aspen Woods, so they may hardly be nearer to their dream neighbourhood.
They made a beeline to Slokker’s gross sales workplace.
“We appreciated the undertaking’s location, the costs, the house sizes and the finishings. I mentioned to Maya, now we have some financial savings. Perhaps this may be our important residence, and we’ll lease out the rental we reside in now,” says Kassem.
They bought the Jasper 2, a 1,264-square-foot, two-bedroom stacked townhome flooring plan with a balcony, research and storage. They selected the highest degree, which gives a view of the close by ravine.
There wasn’t a lot to improve within the inside as the fundamental choices had been fairly good, he says.
“We bought a fuel line to the balcony, upgraded the kitchen counters and backsplash, plus some lighting.”
As an engineer-in-training, Kassem totally researched Slokker’s constructing historical past, notably its initiatives in Currie the southwest, and checked out the contractors engaged to construct Aspen Spring.