David Pellettier Real Estate Blog
December 10, 2017
7 Transportation Projects in SW Calgary that Finished in 2017
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....
November 30, 2017
Upcoming West Springs ASP Open Houses
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:
November 22, 2017
5 steps to buying a home
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...
November 13, 2017
Christmas Markets Opening in Southwest Calgary this Weekend
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...
November 12, 2017
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October 24, 2017
How to decorate for Halloween and still be a good neighbour
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...
October 17, 2017
Calgary Election Results for Ward 6
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...
October 11, 2017
The Ward 6 Candidates in the Calgary Election
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...
October 2, 2017
Luxury home sales are up in Calgary
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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...
September 27, 2017
September Home Cleaning: House Exterior
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...
September 19, 2017
What the new RE/MAX look represents
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...
September 14, 2017
Keeping your home safe and protected
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...
September 7, 2017
Cyclists and runners: how to safely enjoy City pathways
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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).
August 28, 2017
Labour Day Long Weekend Events in SW Calgary
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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...
August 22, 2017
Community Events Calendar: Marda Loop, West Springs and Discovery Ridge
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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...
August 15, 2017
How to survive multigenerational living
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...
August 8, 2017
Southwest Calgary Patio Guide
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...
August 1, 2017
Signal Hill is one of Calgary's best communities
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...
July 26, 2017
Calgary's best neighbourhoods in the southwest 2017
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...
July 24, 2017
Historic Calgary Week is a celebration of our city's southwest
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...