David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

Many southwest Calgary neighbourhoods are considered hubs or destination points for local foodies: Marda Loop, 17th Avenue, etc. However, there are many hidden gems you may not know about in Calgary's southwest, but a quick look on Zomato (formerly Urban...

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The annual 'Calgary's Best Neighbourhoods' survey is out by Avenue Magazine, and Calgarians are asked to vote for their communities. I have been priveleged to work in some great SW communities, and here's a list of some communities I think should...

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As 2015 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: 

 

  • Remember that show-stopping election?...
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Fall is here again, and ensuring your weather stripping is in good order can save you money in the upcoming months, and not to mention keep your house warmer.

 

Proper weather stripping will keep drafts and moisture at bay, which can save you as much...

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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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The do-it-yourself bug can be contagious, and while there are lots of online tools available to help home sellers determine the price of their home, there are many reasons these numbers are not reliable. Your best plan of attack when selling your home...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month, and it's a great time to educate yourself on how to avoid renovation rip-offs if you are planning to make some home upgrades this spring. Being knowledgeable about choosing your contractor will save you money and potential...

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The upscale community of Christie Park Estates in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, is bounded by Strathcona Park and 17th Avenue. The neighbourhood was established in 1990, and is now home to over 2,200 residents.


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When the community of Discovery Ridge first began construction in 1990, it was planned to be a gated community, but the area we know today is fully accessible by the public. Located at the southwest edge of the city, the neighbourhood is home to approximately...

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The community of Aspen Woods was established in 2001, and 2,875 people call the area home (as per 2009 census).

The neighbourhood is comprised mainly of single-family homes and some acreage properties. Located just on the north side of 17th Avenue...

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Located in the southwest quadrant of the city, West Springs is bordered by Springbank to the west, and Cougar Ridge to the north; the western extension of the community is called Wentworth. Offering a variety of well-appointed homes, West Springs is only...

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