I managed to get away for the last couple weeks to indulge in some much-needed physically distanced vacation time, and I hope you have managed to do the same (or plan to) at some point this summer. In my stead, a couple colleagues filled in here to make sure you could all get your Weekender fix – the news waits for no one!
Did you miss me? You know what, don’t answer that…
Let’s get to the stories!
This week in CREB®Now
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard how important it is to stage your home when you’re looking to sell. What you might not know is that staging doesn’t necessarily need to involve real-life furniture and accessories. Check out the full story to learn more about this high-tech alternative.
Recently, Alberta REALTORS® gained access to one provincial MLS® System, and home buyers and sellers are poised to reap the benefits. Read on to learn more about Pillar 9, the newly created technology company that makes all this possible.
Despite the uncertain economic situation in the city, one of Calgary’s oldest communities is poised to grow and thrive in the coming years.
While COVID-19 has created volatile conditions for the housing market within Calgary, the pandemic has also created the perfect storm for real estate in nearby vacation communities. So, if you’re considering a close-to-home recreational property purchase in the not-so-distant future, take note!
Weird flex, but OK.
- 660 News – RBC report says immigration slowdown due to COVID-19 threatens Canadian economy
- Global News – How Alberta’s commercial real estate landscape is changing amid COVID-19 pandemic
- CBC Calgary – Government extends CERB, announces new COVID-19 ‘recovery’ financial benefits
- CBC Calgary – Calgary warehouse robotics company attracts $50M in funding from Ontario teachers
- Better Dwelling – It Doesn’t Matter Where, Every Canadian Real Estate Market Is Seeing Big Price Growth
- CBC Calgary – Where is the wayfinding? Advocates say Calgary pathways lack direction
- CBC Calgary – Record lumber prices adding thousands of dollars to new home building costs
Have a great weekend!