Welcome to the Weekender! And, in case you haven’t looked outside lately, welcome to winter in October! With temperatures for this weekend forecasted to plateau around -5, there’s no better time to cozy up with a blanket, your favourite hot beverage and the latest news from the world of real estate.

This week in CREB®Now

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation announces 2020 grant recipients

Charitable giving is especially important during the pandemic, and these six non-profit organizations are doing vital work in Calgary and surrounding areas. Check out the full story to learn more.

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How to choose the right home security system for your needs and budget

From video doorbells to window sensors, there’s so much home security tech available these days that it’s hard to determine what’s necessary and what’s overkill. Thankfully, we’re here to help.

CREB® releases third-quarter housing market report

CREB®‘s report on third-quarter housing market activity and economic conditions in Calgary and surrounding areas, straight from CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie, is now available.

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How to make sure your home is properly insulated

Winter is coming… will yours be cozy and comfortable or frightfully frigid? The difference can often come down to your home’s insulation.

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REALTORS® on screen: memorable fictional real estate agents from TV and film

A career in real estate can be the source of considerable drama and comedy, depending on the day. So, it’s fitting that many entertaining characters from movies and television have listed real estate agent as their profession. Join us as we count down some of the most memorable examples!

The funnies

This feels like the equivalent of listing a bike on Craigslist as “totally not stolen.”

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Have a great weekend!