Weekly Blend: Let’s-a-go! Live out your Mario Kart dreams in this backyard

You know what they say, good fences make good neighbours. Maybe that’s why Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor and Wilson W. Wilson were such good buddies. Here’s a list of eight TV shows that will remind you how awesome having neighbours can be.

Hockey legend Bobby Clarke is selling his old home and it comes with a Philadelphia Flyers logo-shaped pool. This begs the question: What team’s logo would make for the best-looking pool design? Feel free to let us know in the Comments section below or Tweet to us using the hashtag #WeeklyBlend.

Not a sports fan? Well then, what American state would make for the best pool design? A Texas couple went big and installed a 28,000-gallon pool shaped as their home state in their backyard. Glad to see they didn’t go with the standard Wyoming or Colorado layout.

This house is a must-buy for all Mario Kart fans. Live out your Rainbow Road fantasies at this Houston home, which comes complete with a private concrete go-kart track.

When “Flip or Flop” star Christina Anstead broke the news to her children she was putting their family home on the market, her 8-year-old daughter went into full designer mode.

You can buy anything on Amazon (seriously, there’s a Nicolas Cage mermaid reversible flip sequin pillowcase?) but not everything sparkles. Here’s the truth about those modular tiny homes selling for as little as $7,000: they have no bathrooms, foundation or electrical wiring.

It’s amazing how fast stuff accumulates in a home. Here are 30 DIY storage ideas to help you stay organized and sane.

Will the REALTOR® Doug Forde please stand up? A Perth, Ontario sales agent shares his name with a certain Ontario premier and he’s been getting a lot of attention lately.

When you’re the reigning queen of daytime talk TV, you need a castle. While it’s not a medieval masterpiece, the 10,376-square-foot estate Ellen DeGeneres just bought for $45 million sure is fancy.

Do you need a permit to run a moose daycare in your backyard? A Salmon Arm, British Columbia, woman woke up in time to watch a mother moose leave its calf behind in her backyard for the day.

Matt Day brings his experience as a nationally-recognized multimedia journalist to the Canadian Real Estate Association as a Communications Advisor. Matt provides professional writing, digital media and communications support to CREA and assists in developing engaging social media content. He is regularly featured in the CREA Café where he provides interesting and entertaining content for REALTORS® to enjoy. Matt is a professional photographer but has dreams of becoming a rock star. He also enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and using the Oxford comma.


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