Weekly Blend: July 8, 2016

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, newsgroups and forums 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:

Much like the Milk Bar featured in A Clockwork Orange, Kellogg’s has decided to open up a cereal bar in Times Square! It’s GRRRRREEAAT!!

Have the time of your life on vacation at the Dirty Dancing resort.

Thanks to Roam, a new network of co-living spaces; if you can afford the airfare, it’s getting easier to be a digital nomad.

Find out how hotels are trying to lure millennials back in an age of Airbnb.

A tiny New Zealand town with “too many jobs” has offered cheap housing to try to attract outsiders and was quickly inundated with thousands of inquiries from around the world.

A Montreal fixer upper may or may not have been used as a horror movie set.

If you’ve ever wondered about renting a geodesic dome, wonder no more!  Here are seven you can rent.

Jonathan Baker, our former Speech Writer, contributed to the development of speeches, advertisements, and communications to our membership. Our staff knew him as the go-to guy at 200 Catherine for some comic relief. Prior to joining CREA, Jon worked in the radio industry in Ottawa. If you meet Jon, be sure to ask him to tell you about his encounters with many famous musicians while volunteering at a local music festival for more than 10 years.


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