David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

A couple of moose were spotted in the southwest communities of Aspen Woods and Strathcona Park earlier this month, prompting more awareness and media coverage surrounding wildlife in the city limits.

 

City wildlife officials say that moose are generally...

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The Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) has been the focus of many Calgarians who live in southwest Calgary, or those who travel along that area. The project officially started in July 2016 and construction began last spring, with completion estimated...

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In case you missed it, Calgary is under a winter storm warning, with 25 to 30cm of the white stuff expected in the next couple of days. It may be good news for any snowboarders or skiers, but it can make for treacherous driving conditions, as was...

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This week, the City of Calgary released the findings from the Citizen Satisfaction Survey. The annual survey asks Calgarians how satisfied they are with City performance, programs, services and the overall quality of life in our city. 

 

Despite...

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According to a recent survey by the Canadian Home Builders' Association, most homebuyers are looking for single-family homes, and they are specific about what features they want in a dwelling.

 

Of the survey respondents, 65 per cent prefer single-family...

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Last year, our city welcomed 70 new restaurants onto the scene! If you are a self-proclaimed foodie, Avenue Magazine has a guide to all the new spots.

 

This year, there was no shortage of new restaurants, cafes, bakeries and bars to check out in...

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Last week, the City of Calgary released their 2018 property assessment report, showing that residential property values are up in our city from last year. 

 

The average residential house value in Calgary is assessed at $480,000, up from $460,000...

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Last month, RE/MAX Canada released their Housing Market Outlook for 2018, which outlines forecasted trends for real estate across the country. 

 

Before we look at what this year might look like, here's a recap on 2017 in our city: 

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As 2017 is drawing to a close, we can all look back and reflect on what made headlines over the past year. Based on my own online networks, these stories had the most traction this past year on social media: 


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In case you missed it, Calgary is under a snowfall warning, with up to 25 cm of the white stuff expected in the next couple of days. The good news, is that we will have a white Christmas this weekend. The bad news, is that this snow

can make for treacherous...

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As we are in the middle of the last month of the year, it's a good time to reflect on all that our city has accomplished this year. The City of Calgary finished an amazing 21 transportation projects in 2017, 7 of which benefitted southwest Calgary communities....

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Currently, the City of Calgary is working on amending the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP), due to a number of applications for the area of West Springs. Two applications in particular are asking for amendments to the ASP:

 
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For many Calgarians, owning a home is the ultimate financial goal. With an investment that big, you want to ensure you are financially prepared to take the leap into buying real estate. This is why 'Financial Literacy Month' is a great time to freshen...

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It's officially that time of year, Christmas and holiday markets are starting to open this weekend, including lots of options in southwest Calgary. These markets are a great opportunity to support local artists and businesses, and if you go early in the...

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Thanks David!

I am glad you were my agent for the sale of my home.

To describe your work, fast, efficient, professional and a pleasure working with you... I would recommend you to anybody that would want to sell their home.

Jocelyn & Becky Lampron

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Halloween is next week, and you have probably already noticed the spooky decor taking up space on your neighbours' properties and around the community. 

 

While Halloween can be a fun time to decorate your home, you can do it in a way that's...

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Last night's City of Calgary election had the highest voter turnout in over 40 years! In fact, many polling stations ran out of ballots at various points and had to be couriered more. 

 

According to the City of Calgary, 387,306 Calgarians went...

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The civic election is taking place this coming Monday, October 16th in Calgary, and if you're still unsure of who is running, here's some information pertaining to the candidates in Ward 6. 

 

For note, Ward 6 is comprised of the following southwest...

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According to the latest luxury real estate report from RE/MAX Canada, sales of homes over $1-million are up in Calgary for the first seven months of 2017. 

 

Relatively stable energy prices over the last few months helped provide a boost to Calgary...

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Autumn is here, and September is a month where we should give our home some much-needed attention before colder weather and seasons approach.

 

This time of year can be the perfect time to get your home's exterior clean before colder temperatures...

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