Weekly Blend: Living on the road has never looked so good

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!

Isn’t working from home nice? What about working from home and each new day offers a different backyard? This quilting studio is based out of an Airstream and is a mobile home paradise.

Potatoes are the most versatile vegetable: you can make french fries with them and they even conduct electricity! And now, there’s a spudtacular Airbnb in Idaho (of course) in the shape of a potato.

A luxury home for sale in Sydney, Australia is garnering a lot of attention online thanks to its over-the-top sales video. The choreography used is straight out of the 1987 romantic drama Dirty Dancing.

You won’t want to escape this estate once owned by famed magician and illusionist Harry Houdini. At $1,500 a night, you can stay here and explore its hidden caves.

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Scott Disick is getting his own show. The reality TV star will be trading in his Gucci threads for a toolbelt on his new house-flipping show, “Flip It Like Disick!”

Zero waste living could be the next big thing in real estate. At least one renter in Brooklyn, New York is redesigning his apartment with that in mind, while still keeping it stylish.

Are you tired of living in crowded cities? This new floating neighbourhood in Amsterdam offers a solution to those looking for something more sustainable.

Didn’t James Franco’s West Hollywood home get destroyed in This Is The End? Apparently not, as you can live in the A-lister’s former mansion for $6.25 million US.

Scott Rook was a Communications Co-op Student with the Canadian Real Estate Association and is studying Public Relations and Event Management at Loyalist College. Scott has also received an advanced diploma in Film and Television Production. When not in the office, you can find Scott cheering on the Ottawa REDBLACKS and Ottawa 67’s.


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