Happy Halloween Weekend(er)! We’ve got a full slate of real estate and housing news for you and only some of it is scary (in a fun way)!

Thanks to COVID-19, Halloween might be a bit difficult to navigate this year, as some traditions require additional precautions and others are put off entirely. If you are going out trick-or-treating, handing out candy, or having a small get together with your household or cohort, here are some tips to keep everyone safe and healthy. On the other hand, if you want to minimize your risk or generally prefer to stay in, indulging in a few scary movies and your own personal stash of candy is also an excellent way to celebrate.

Now, let’s make like a certain horseman from 1999’s Sleepy Hollow and gallop into this week’s head(less)lines.

This week in CREB®Now

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Spooky cinema: five scary movie recommendations for Halloween home viewing

I don’t think you need me to tell you that having a huge Halloween party is probably not a great idea this year. Instead, why not mark this spooky holiday with a selection of some of the best haunted-house movies Hollywood has to offer?

At completion, SOLA will boast 172 condo units – all equipped with smart-home automation.
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New Kensington condo development innovates with commitment to smart technology

Canada’s first smart-home condo development created in partnership with Amazon will be located right here in Calgary’s inner city. Alexa, show me the full story…

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Trick or treat: Calgary homes show off Halloween spirit

It may not be a “normal” Halloween by most standards, but it’s great to see Calgarians are still decorating their homes and yards for the occasion. Here are some of the displays we saw around town this year.

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CREB® releases third-quarter housing market report

If you haven’t already, get caught up on current housing market conditions in Calgary and surrounding areas with the latest quarterly update report from CREB®, featuring valuable insights from CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie.

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Have a great weekend!