Weekly Blend: March 29, 2018

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:

There’s no place like home. Or at least that’s what one REALTOR® in Akron, Ohio is hoping. She recently posted two billboards in hopes of persuading NBA superstar Lebron James to re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Real estate agents in Alberta are going to know how it feels to be “voted off the island” as they compete in a new reality show. While they may not be vying for a one million dollars, the winner does take home a new listing.

Note to self: Don’t buy a recalled laptop for your home. An office space in England learned the hard way.

Neighbours from one Burnaby, B.C. street are up in arms after a large home recently transformed into a nine-bedroom Airbnb hotel. But do they offer valet?

With spring in the air, it’s a great time to add some flowers to your home. Here’s a list of 10 great vases.

Just when you thought there’s nothing else tech billionaire Elon Musk could come up with, he decides to start selling life-size Lego-like blocks made from rocks dug out of the Boring Company’s tunnels.

No need to think about your next vacation. The new Panorama Glass Lodge in Iceland will let you experience Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your bed.

Fresh off his Oscar for best film ­­­– The Shape of Water, director Guillermo del Toro is selling his home for $2.2 million. Let’s hope the buyer doesn’t find a sea creature in the bathtub! ?

The City of Vancouver is once again flying high after being named the cleanest airport in North America.

As Communications Manager, Michael Shaw manages a dynamic team of talented communicators and social media experts. Whether its content produced by CREA or REALTOR.ca, Michael has seen it and approved it. When he’s not working or taking care of his daughter, Michael is travelling the globe, watching live music or relaxing on the dock.


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