Welcome to a brand-new edition of the Weekender! October is here, which means we’re probably only days away from our first big snowfall. I’m only half joking – remember what happened around this time last year? Better book that winter tire change.

This week’s stories include a profile of a community that recently topped Avenue Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods rankings, a first-home story from the only NHL athletic trainer to ever have his own fan club, and a breakdown of September’s housing market statistics.

Let’s dive in!

This week in CREB®Now

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My Neighbourhood: Brentwood

This community on the cusp of the inner city is frequently rated one of Calgary’s best. Read on to find out why!

Courtesy of the Murray family

My First Home: Jim “Bearcat” Murray, longtime Calgary Flames athletic trainer

The man, the myth, the moustache: Jim “Bearcat” Murray has been a beloved local personality in Calgary and Okotoks for several decades. He recently sat down with George Johnson to share the story of his first home purchase.

September 2020: home sales rise along with supply

Check out the full recap of last month’s housing market activity in Calgary and surrounding areas, featuring commentary from CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie.

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Domestic dangers: 12 common household hazards that could kill you

Death by dryer lint: what a way to go. Check out the full list to learn about many more seemingly benign household tasks or items that could lead to your untimely demise.

The funnies

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Additional reading

Have a great weekend!