The Weekly Blend is your “weekly” source covering real estate news that you just may have missed. Our hard-at-work Weekly Blend crew scours the web looking for obscure, bizarre, interesting and informative real estate (or real estate related) stories. If you have one you’d like to share please feel free to share it in our comments section or tweet about it using the hashtag #WeeklyBlend. So brew yourself a fresh cup of coffee and enjoy these stories. Maybe even share them with friends or colleagues. Happy reading!
Here are my weekly picks:
Who’ll give me $1? I got $1. Now $2. Do I hear $2? Not hearing $2. One dollar going once… twice… sold! Buyer gets a 92-year-old bungalow in Akron, Ohio for $1 at an auction.
Bummed you missed out on buying a home in Akron for $1? Try expanding your search to Milwaukee where there are 100 foreclosed homes for sale for $1. (VIDEO)
But if you’re really looking to splurge in the New Year, you can buy a block of land in Fiji for less than $15.
We’re in the heart of ski season and these over-the-top ski homes for sale right now have my heart aflutter.
Who were the celebrity real estate winners and losers of 2016? Like Tom Cruise needed an extra $7.5 million.
The founder of Lululemon has one of Canada’s most expensive homes. It was recently assessed at $75 million.
If you hate having neighbours, the best solution is to just buy an entire village. You can get this entire 19th-century Quebec village for $2.8 million.
These people really do live Under the Dome. Take a look inside this Norwegian family’s glass-covered bubble home in the Arctic.
This is certainly something you don't see everyday, but it's such an amazing idea and designhttps://t.co/QS7bqeu0KX
— SARCO Architects (@Sarcoarchitects) January 5, 2017
People with acrophobia won’t be driving across this bridge anytime soon. The world’s highest bridge – standing 565 metres above the ground – is officially open.