Welcome to the Weekender!

For many Calgarians, this was the first full week back “in the office” after the holidays. If you were among them, congratulations – you made it! (No small feat if, like me, it came on the heels of several days of sleeping in and enjoying an all-chocolate diet.)

If you’re still feeling the holiday hangover, why not ease back into things with the latest stories from CREB®Now?

This week in CREB®Now

Interior design by Alykhan Velji Designs; Photo by Klassen Photography

Fresh start: four design trends poised for a resurgence in 2021

After spending most of 2020 stuck at home, you might be sick of staring at the same décor day in and day out. If a design makeover is in the cards for your home in 2021, you might be able to draw some inspiration from these familiar trends that promise to bounce back in a big way this year.

December 2020: amidst economic challenges, housing market ends 2020 on a high note

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 the City of Calgary

Historical Home Spotlight: Alfred McKay Home

Every home has a story, and Calgary’s oldest homes tell some of the most interesting tales. With that in mind, you won’t want to miss all the interesting tidbits in this brief history of Point McKay’s Alfred McKay Home.

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New year, new you: real estate resolutions for 2021

If you’re the New Year’s resolution type and not even a global pandemic can deter you, here are a handful of suggestions that can set you up for real estate success in 2021.

The funnies

Now I want a vacuum capable of hyperbole!

Additional reading

Have a great weekend!