David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

The Calgary Stampede officially begins this Friday, July 7th, and there's a lot of free breakfasts to enjoy every day during the 10-day festival. 

 

A list of all the (mostly) free Stampede breakfasts this year can be found online here, but I've...

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This week, City of Calgary road crews will start paving roads around the city, focusing on replacing damaged asphalt and repairing roads that have been waiting for improvements. 

 

“All of this work will help keep our transportation network...

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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, June 17th, is known as Neighbour Day in Calgary. If you're unfamiliar with YYC Neighbour Day, it's an annual initiative that was sparked from the community spirit surrounding the 2013 floods in our city. 

 

Held on the...

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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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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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May 15 - 21 is National Road Safety Week in Canada, and it's a great time to reflect as a community on road safety, especially in high-traffic areas for children. The national campaign is aimed at raising awareness and education across Canada on the importance...

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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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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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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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Today is Golfers' Day, and in the spirit of today (and the Masters wrapping up), here's a look at the golf courses in southwest Calgary (or near to). 

  • Springbank Links Golf Club: located in the community of Springbank, this golf club offers an...
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Today the City of Calgary kicks off their spring streat clean-up, with daytime residential sweeping running until the start of June and nighttime sweeping on major routes until the end of June. 

 

During this time, the City will be sweeping over...

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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:
 
WEST PARK
This is...
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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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Each year, the City of Calgary conducts a 'Citizen Satisfaction Survey' to review the quality of life of Calgarians and see which areas can be improved upon. The results from the 2016 survey were recently released, and the findings were summarized in a...

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David,

Thank you very much for all the work you have done for us! We really appreciate your insight and guidance throughout this (quicker than we thought) process! 

We will definitely be referring you to anyone we know looking to sell their home.

Kind...
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For those who don't know, March is 'Community Association Awareness Month', and the Federation of Calgary Communities is all abuzz about the various reasons you should be getting involved in your own community association. 

 

Did you know there...

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At the RE/MAX of Western Canada Awards event in Las Vegas this week, my brokerage, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central) was recognized again.

 

“2016 was a fantastic year for the Western Canada region,” said RE/MAX of Western Canada Regional Executive...

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