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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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 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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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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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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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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There are some upcomig information sessions that Ward 6 residents, and all Calgarians may be interested in, regarding the Area Structure Plan amendments for WinSport. 

 

Last year, WinSport submitted an application to the City regarding amendments...

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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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