David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

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:
 
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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.

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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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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 City of Calgary is currently in Phase 6 (reporting and competion) of the Crowchild Trail Study, and final input is being sought by Calgarians, online until December 19th. 


The Crowchild Trail Study is a transportation study identifying and re...

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We're getting a dose of winter weather this week—snow and ice and freezing cold in the forecast. There's lots of ways to be kept informed on the City of Calgary's progress with snow removal, road closures and/or snow route parking bans:

 

  • Check...
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I reached out to David at the start of 2016, with some trepidation at selling my home in the current Calgary market. David arrived at my home and proceeded to give me the best presentation I had ever seen from a realtor. David provided hard data on market...

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I was in the old hood yesterday and I saw your signs on a few houses - congrats on your high profile in our old neighbourhood. It's about time Discovery neighbours found the best real estate agent in Calgary, never mind the West side - right next door!...

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David provided well researched market data coupled with professional advice to make selling our home a great experience. David's professional, ethical and straightforward communication approach provided us with a straightforward action plan that delivered...

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