David Pellettier Real Estate Blog
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...
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...
May 27, 2013
10 ways to protect your home while you're away
Summer is near and 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 on protecting your home while...
May 13, 2013
5 ways to get your home ready for summer
The weather has been a great indicator that summer is nearing here in Calgary. Springtime always prompts the thought to do some cleaning around the house, but there are some other things you should do to get your home ready for summer (and even save some...
April 29, 2013
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
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 here; but...
April 15, 2013
Alberta New Home Builders are Recognized
Three Alberta new home builders have been recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as Builders of Excellence for 2013.
The J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Alberta Single-Family New Home Builder Customer Satisfaction Study was released recently, r...
April 9, 2013
Calgary luxury homes, on the up and up
The first quarter of this year has shown that luxury home sales in Calgary are not only on an upward trend, but in fact booming.
Last month the luxury home market in our city actually set a new record for that month, with the most number of MLS...
April 3, 2013
Tighter housing supply: What does that mean?
You've probably already heard the reports over the last couple of days that the inventory of homes for sale in Calgary hit a very low level last month. According to CREB, the number of homes for sale last month was the lowest it had been in March in five...
January 21, 2013
CREB 2013 Forecast: The Highlights
The annual CREB Forecast and Tradeshow was held last week, where industry experts share their predictions and trends for the 2013 real estate market and economy. Overall, the forecast painted a positive picture for Calgary this year, calling for moderate...