David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

Residents in southwest Calgary are getting new green bins this week (and over the next few months). The City of Calgary has officially rolled out their green composting carts, delivering 320,000 yesterday alone, with deliveries continuing in the southwest...

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There is over 8,000 hectares of parkland managed by the City of Calgary, and the southwest quadrant boasts some of the best parks this city has to offer. Here's a quick guide to southwest Calgary parks:

 

  • Battalion Park: 3001 Signal Hill Dr....
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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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Weekend community cleanups have started around Calgary, an annual initiative between the City of Calgary and community associations. These community cleanups help residents get rid of unwanted household items and property waste, with a record one million...

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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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If you're looking to sell your home this winter, there are still a few tricks you can use to make your home more appealing to prospective buyers, and allow it to stand out against other homes in your neighbourhood as well. 

 

For those sellers...

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As 2016 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: 


  • A new development on Paskapoo Slopes in...
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The Flanders Interchange in southwest Calgary, opened for morning traffic today. This major infrastructure provides an enhanced network for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists alike, offering ease for southwest Calgary residents and commuters. ...

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Thanksgiving is this weekend, which means fall landscaping is already well underway. So, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to do with all those leaves (and leftover pumpkins soon too). 

 

The City of Calgary runs an annual leaf...

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This weekend, Culture Days is kicking off in Canada, and there's some great events happening around our city and in southwest Calgary as well. 

 

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016,...

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Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, October 5th, the City of Calgary will be hosting an open house regarding the study of 50 Avenue SW between Crowchild Trail and 14A Street. 

 

In 2009, it was reclassified as a Parkway under the ...

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Last week, Avenue Magazine released the 2016 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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Stampede 2016 kicks off this week, and if there's one thing our city is famous for this time of year, it's free pancake breakfasts all over the city. The Free Stampede Pancakes website and app have a full list of where to enjoy free breakfast every day...

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There is over 8,000 hectares of parkland managed by the City of Calgary, and the southwest quadrant boasts some of the best parks this city has to offer. Here's a quick guide to southwest Calgary parks:

 

  • Battalion Park: 3001 Signal Hill Dr....
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Since the year of the flood, Neighbour Day has become an annual celebration in June that gives neighbours an opportunity to come together for fun and community events. Neighbour Day celebrates the spirit of the city, through barbecues, parties, picnics,...

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It’s National Volunteer Week in Canada, and if you’re looking to start volunteering or pickup more volunteer hours, helping out in your community is a great place to start. Volunteering is a great way for you to help out in your community and...

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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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This is the third instalment of a blog series featuring some of the best things in the southwest communities I work in. Today, we're featuring the southwest community of Signal Hill.

 

Signal Hill is home to 13,912 residents, and contains the nei...

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An accident near Spruce Meadows this past week, had two teenagers pulled from an icy pond after they fell through. The pair was rescued and are recovering, but it's a good opportunity to remind everyone about safety measures around water this time of year....

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Last week, the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) released their monthly housing statistics: 

 

Persistently high inventory levels within Calgary’s residential resale housing market, combined with weak sales activity, contributed to buyers'...

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