David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

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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If you pay attention to development and growth trends, you may have heard the term "urban densification" before, but what does it mean? Simply put, it is the densification of spaces, but done the right way it can provide many benefits. 

 

Jonathan...

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Starting February 22, an online tool will be available for Calgarians to provide input to the City of Calgary in regards to the last phase of design for the Southwest BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Project. 

 

In addition to the online tool, the City...

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The snowfall warning just ended for Calgary, but we got hit with a lot of snow over the weekend which made for treacherous driving conditions this morning. 

 

In an unpredictable city for weather, this likely won't be our last big dump of snow...

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Renovations can provide huge benefits to homeowners and homebuyers, whether it be investing in a fixer-upper, adding value for resale or just increasing home space and functionality. But without proper planning, these can end up being expensive endeavours...

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The City of Calgary is developing a new Area Structure Plan (ASP) for the Springbank Hill area. This plan is going to retain existing policy direction for developed portions but also provide guidance for new development there, and offer solutions to landowners...

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Marda Loop is a great community in southwest Calgary, and with redevelopment and new development happening in the neighbourhood, there's always something new to check out there. 

 

If you're looking for a reason to spend an afternoon (buy a home)...

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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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