It’s already the last week of September, where did the time go? One day you’re enjoying a cold beverage on a sun-soaked patio and the next you can see your breath in the frigid air – c’est la vie.

Anyway, welcome to the latest and greatest edition of the Weekender! This week’s stories include an update on the new-home market, a catch-up with two of Calgary real estate’s elder statesmen and a new quiz to test your city knowledge.

Here we go!

This week in CREB®Now

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Local homebuilders double down on digital as COVID-19 challenges continue

The impacts of the global pandemic are being felt in Calgary’s new-home market, but builders are adapting to the new environment. Read on to find out how.

Ray Pfob (left) and Herb Styles are both celebrating 50 years as CREB® REALTORS® in 2020.
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A beautiful ride: two local REALTORS® reflect on 50 years in real estate

Half a century in any profession is a long time, but 50 years in the real estate business, particularly, is one impressive milestone! After all those years, Herb Styles and Ray Pfob have some nuggets of wisdom to share – about real estate and about life.

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POP QUIZ: can you identify these creatively photographed Calgary landmarks?

Looking for a fun distraction? Give our newest quiz a try!


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Décor disasters: common design mistakes and how to fix them

We’re not all experts when it comes to the world of design, so mistakes are bound to happen. Thankfully, most of those mistakes are easy to fix, with a little expert advice and knowhow.

The funnies

Champagne taste on a beer budget – a tale as old as time.

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Have a great weekend!