December has arrived, which means that, mercifully, 2020 is almost over. We’re in the homestretch, people! In any other year, I would say, “Let’s finish strong,” but just finishing – strong or otherwise – feels like a significant achievement this time around.

With that in mind, as a reward for your resiliency during this trying year, I have a special gift I’d like to share: the latest news from the world of Calgary real estate!

You weren’t expecting something else, were you?

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This week in CREB®Now

CREB® Forecast Goes Virtual in 2021

CREB®’s annual Forecast conference and tradeshow is going to look a bit different in 2021. Read on to learn about all the changes and why you should snag a ticket to this one-of-a-kind virtual experience before it’s too late.

November 2020: sales activity remains strong in November

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.

Courtesy of Gemstone Lights

How to deck your halls, permanently, with year-round LED lights

If you love Christmas lights, but hate going through the hassle of setup and takedown every year, it might be time to consider upgrading your setup.


Cochrane’s Men of Vision statue looks out over the town, where COVID-19 has fuelled an increase in home sales this year.
Courtesy of the Town of Cochrane

COVID-19 is boosting home sales in Calgary suburbs, surrounding areas – will that momentum last?

If you missed it last week, don’t forget to check out this analysis of rising home sales in Calgary’s suburbs and satellites during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the trend might mean for these markets going forward.

The funnies

Outstanding. If anyone needs to find me between now and the holidays, I’ll be in the bed-chair-sofa-lounger.

Additional reading

Have a great weekend!