David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

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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Last month, RE/MAX unveiled a refreshed brand, which is more in-line with the level of service that this company is known for. The small, but notable changes make a great impact. 

 

The iconic red, white and blue hot air balloon has been updated...

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Owning a home is a big investment, and you want it protect that investment. Home security should always be top of mind for homeowners, and with a few tips you can protect your home a bit better:

 

  • Keep ladders locked away in garages or sheds. Having...
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The great thing about September, is that the colours are changing outside but the weather (so far) is still cooperating so it's a great time to enjoy all the great parks and pathways we have in Calgary (especially the southwest). 

 

If you're...

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The last long weekend of the summer is approaching, and if you're planning on sticking around town, there's some great events happening in southwest Calgary.

 

  • Calgary Highland Games: enjoy all things Scottish at one of the most prestigious Highland...
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I am proud to work in the southwest Calgary communities of Marda Loop, West Springs and Discovery Ridge (and surrounding areas), due in part to the great community engagement in these neighbourhoods. With all three of these neighbourhoods boasting community...

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The recent census data released in Canada, shows an increased trend in multigenerational housing, which refers to three or more generations under one roof. 

 

From 2001 to 2016, the percentage of multigenerational households in Canada grew by...

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One of the best things about Calgary summer weather, is being able to enjoy a cold beverage or meal on a patio. While there are hundreds of great patios in our city, I've compiled a list of some of the best ones near Upper Westside, Westhills and the Marda...

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Last week, Avenue Magazine released their 2017 Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods list, and Signal Hill was among the top ranked communities. 

 

Sitting in the number five spot for all of Calgary, the southwest community of Signal Hill is situated...

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Today, Avenue Magazine released the 2017 Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods List, which ranks Calgary communities based on surveys to Calgarians.

 

To read the specifics on each of the ranked communities and why they were rated the way they were by...

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Historic Calgary Week runs July 28 until August 7, and is a celebration of all the places and people that are historically important for Calgary. In reading up on the event and celebration, the southwest quadrant of the city is the hub of most of...

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The Calgary Stampede officially begins this Friday, July 7th, and there's a lot of free breakfasts to enjoy every day during the 10-day festival. 

 

A list of all the (mostly) free Stampede breakfasts this year can be found online here, but I've...

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This week, City of Calgary road crews will start paving roads around the city, focusing on replacing damaged asphalt and repairing roads that have been waiting for improvements. 

 

“All of this work will help keep our transportation network...

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Today is Summer Solstice, which means the season we've all been waiting for is finally here. With summer comes the opportunity to get out the BBQ and grill. 

 

However, according to Porch.com there are over 8,800 grill fires per year,...

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This upcoming Saturday, June 17th, is known as Neighbour Day in Calgary. If you're unfamiliar with YYC Neighbour Day, it's an annual initiative that was sparked from the community spirit surrounding the 2013 floods in our city. 

 

Held on the...

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Residents in southwest Calgary are getting new green bins this week (and over the next few months). The City of Calgary has officially rolled out their green composting carts, delivering 320,000 yesterday alone, with deliveries continuing in the southwest...

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There is over 8,000 hectares of parkland managed by the City of Calgary, and the southwest quadrant boasts some of the best parks this city has to offer. Here's a quick guide to southwest Calgary parks:

 

  • Battalion Park: 3001 Signal Hill Dr....
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