David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

The annual City of Calgary census is officially available online, and it’s important that Calgarians make time to take part in it. With the online option, it makes this whole process easier than waiting to catch the census takers in person.

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Regardless of what the weather forecast says, it really is spring. The Easter long weekend is almost here, and very soon we will start to see that warmer weather roll in. 

 

If you have been debating whether or not it is the right time to finally...

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Today is the first day of spring, and that means it’s time to do some inspections and maintenance on your home before the really nice weather rolls in.

 

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has a great home maintenance...

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Calgary has an amazing weather forecast in the works for this week (hopefully longer), which means all of the snow sitting on the ground in our city is going to melt. This may seem like welcome news, as spring approaches, but excess water for any reason...

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For those who don't know, March is 'Community Association Awareness Month', and the Federation of Calgary Communities is all abuzz about the various reasons you should be getting involved in your own community association. 

 

Did you know there...

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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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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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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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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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