Weekly Blend: November 1, 2013

Each week, the Weekly Blend will feature interesting links to real estate news, tidbits or topics of interest you can enjoy with your favourite cup of coffee. It may even become a great conversation starter at your next client meeting. Happy reading!

As your resident blender is away this week, I have the pleasure of being able to share this week’s picks.  I hope you enjoy.

When I say ‘160 square feet’ – what pops to mind? If you’re a part of the micro home revolution, it could be your new Vancouver digs.

A daily four-hour flight to work may sound pricey, but according one London blogger, it would still be cheaper than living in his own city.

He started from the bottom, now he’s here. Well, technically, not any more. Check  out rapper, Drake’s, newly-sold Toronto condo – complete with a Canada-shaped bookshelf!

The more you travel, the more you learn – toilets come in all shapes and sizes! This Crapper Mapper Toilet Quiz tests your toilet identifying prowess! (Oh, and in case you were wondering, I failed).

This newly-approved 52 storey building in Vancouver is looking to shake up the cookie-cutter skyline. What do you think of the curvaceous design?

Move over, Passive House, there’s a new green building concept in town. Canada, meet the Active House.

They say our future lies in the hands of our children. And while that might not offer comfort as you watch that kid in the park eat sand …. think of these ones, instead.

Kylee Sauve, Director, Communications, leads a dynamic team of communicators, translators and designers in the execution of CREA's strategic priorities. Since starting her career with an internationally recognized non-profit organization, Kylee has gained more than a decade of communications experience. When not in the office, she can be found working on her house or yard with her husband and dogs.

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