Weekly Blend: Talk about a ‘Fyre’ sale in the Bahamas

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!

There’s a Fyre sale in the Bahamas! Norman’s Cay, the island best known as the setting for the infamous Fyre Festival that never happened, can be yours for $12 million. Seller’s note: it doesn’t come with any supermodels or popular musicians.

Want to live in the nation’s capital? Got $25, know your BEDMAS (for a skill-testing question) and can write a story in 97 words or less? This Ottawa home, worth more than $1 million, will go to one lucky winner.

A Tucson, Arizona, man is desperately searching for his beloved 2-year-old chihuahua and is willing to offer up his one-bedroom trailer home as a reward to anyone who finds his missing dog.

Is it a tank, a cruise ship, a Second World War bunker? None of the above. It’s Edmonton’s new Stanley Milner Library and people are not pleased with the design.

Not everyone is lucky enough to have air conditioning in their homes. For those who struggle to stay cool during a heat wave, here are some tips to keep your home at a manageable temperature.

American rap legend Dr. Dre is selling his Los Angeles manor for $5.25 million. Do you think his studio is still all full of tracks, to add to the wall full of plaques, hanging up in the office in the back of his house like trophies?

Sure, you can go to Singapore for the Marina Bay Sands or the Gardens by the, but you don’t even have to leave the airport for one of the Asian country’s newest attractions: a giant slide that takes you to your gate. This isn’t your typical backyard slide.

We’ve reached peak millennialism with this quirky houseplant. This smart planter has a screen that displays your plant’s “feelings.”

A New Jersey home with six bedrooms and plenty of curb appeal went on the market for $10. It never sold.

He’s known as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL, and now he’s selling what very well be the greatest home a quarterback has owned. Joe Montana’s California mansion with 500 acres is on the market for nearly $30 million.

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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