Weekly Blend: May 12, 2017

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:

Health professionals all agree; breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I guess these kids GOT the memo.

Note to self: when looking to sell, add ?, lots of ?. In case you missed it, this viral REALTOR.ca listing reached 1.3 million views.

Now, while clowns are terrifying to some, this house of horrors takes the cake for leaving potential buyers with the heebie-jeebies.

What do you do when you see a home floating down the river? Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do.

When you’re the writer and director of a movie that made more than $145 million USD during its opening weekend, I think a new home is in order.

In what I can only assume is a tribute to author J.R.R. Tolkien’s revered novel, The Hobbit, one man has built a home fit for Bilbo Baggins.

Planning to replace your roof? Tech giant Tesla is now accepting preorders for its solar shingles.

Smashing roof tiles with a hail cannon

A post shared by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on

Staying warm in Sweden’s northernmost town got a whole lot easier thanks to an egg-cellent new sauna.

If you’re going to tour a country by train, it only makes sense to do it in style, right?

However, if you prefer the open road, this camping trailer could be a game-changer.

We’ve seen what you can buy for $1 million across the country, but what you can rent for $1,000 per month in Canada?

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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