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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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 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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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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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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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, April 22, is Earth Day, a time to reflect upon our environmental impact and perhaps make some changes towards living a little more Earth-friendly. Here's an easy way to live a little greener and save money too—rain barrels....

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With Spring finally here, it's a great time to do some inspections and maintenance on your home before the warmer months hit us.

 

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has a great checklist and guide for homeowners on their website ...

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When purchasing a home, you are faced with a multitude of decisions. The primary one is whether you are actually prepared to purchase a home.

 

Locating the perfect home is not always an easy task, and obtaining a mortgage loan can be a complex and...

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When purchasing a home, you are faced with a multitude of decisions. The primary one is whether you are actually prepared to purchase a home.

 

Locating the perfect home is not always an easy task, and obtaining a mortgage loan can be a complex and...

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There are still wildfires burning in Alberta, and our city was recently under a fire ban due to the dry conditions. With more dry, hot weather in the forecast this week, the City of Calgary is urging Calgarians to practice fire pit safety and follow the...

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Spring is in full swing, and with warmer weather, that means time for many of us to get out of town for a much-needed vacation. Don't let the stress of keeping your home safe and secure while you're gone, deter you from leaving town. Here are 10 easy tips...

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2015 Property Assessments have been mailed out by the City of Calgary today, and the numbers show that Calgary home values have hit a record high. The value of single-family homes in Calgary has increased by $45,000 to hit a peak level of $475,000.

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Most homeowners face the question at one point or another: downsize or stay in the family home? If you've made the decision to downsize, here's some questions to keep in mind that will help you decide on the best home:

 

Who will be living in the...

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