Ranchers' Rise at the Okotoks Air Ranch - A Boutique Community in Okotoks
Ranchers' Rise at the Okotoks Air Ranch - A Boutique Community in Okotoks


4 Essential Things to Consider Before You Build a New Home

Moving into a new home is always exciting, but nothing compares to building your very own home from the ground up. New home construction is a great way to make sure that you and your family get everything you want, and there are a few essential things you’ll want to consider that may not have crossed your mind.


First, you’ll want to consider location, and it doesn’t get any better than the new homes in Okotoks, and especially in Ranchers’ Rise! This community offers the perfect compromise between small town living and large city conveniences.

No matter where you decide to build your new home, there are a few specific things you’ll want to consider very carefully that include:

  • The quality of the school district
  • Proximity to work
  • The community atmosphere
  • The neighborhood, including parks, neighbors, and the esthetic of the area

Future growth of your family

It’s easy to get caught up in what you need in the here and now, but you’re only setting yourself up for disappointment later when you realize you didn’t peer into the future to make sure you built a home for your growing family.

When it comes to new homes, Okotoks construction in Ranchers’ Rise can cater to any need, especially with the spacious designs, but you have to spend time thinking about what those needs might be:

  • Are you expecting your family to expand within the coming years?
  • Do you plan on retiring in your new home?
  • Do you plan on hosting many visitors in the future?


Amenities are an important factor to consider. You want to have the convenience of having everything you need close by your new home. Okotoks has it all!

  • Grocery stores
  • Sports facilities
  • Schools (including French Immersion)
  • Specialty dining features, like a breakfast nook

Emergency services

This one is often overlooked, but it is extremely important. You want to make sure that the emergency services near your new home are quick, efficient, and effective.

The community is strong in the Okotoks, and emergency services including EMS, Police and Fire Services are quick and efficient. And through the Community Association you’ll even have access to the Okotoks Family Resource Centre, which can help you locate the services your family needs.

No matter what you’re looking for in a new home, we can customize a house to meet all of your needs. Schedule a time to tour the Ranchers’ Rise show homes or contact us today to take a look at one of our available lots. You’ll quickly learn why so many people are proud to call Ranchers’ Rise home!


Our Builder

Ranchers’ Rise offers you award winning and experienced builders.

Sterling Homes

Sterling Homes is a leading builder with an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service. For 60 years, Sterling has built unique homes for customers that are a source of pride for years to come. From the integrity of our craftsmen to inspiring designs to suit every lifestyle, we pay attention to even the smallest of details.


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Ranchers’ Rise is professionally managed by Bordeaux Development