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May 28, 2021 | Tyler Difley

A brief history of the conversation pit: why interest in this '70s design staple has skyrocketed in the age of COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, an obsession has developed among people who are extremely online with an interior design feature whose heyday occurred more than 50 years ago: the conversation pit.
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April 15, 2021 | Mario Toneguzzi

Out of office: Royal LePage predicts price increases for Alberta vacation properties in 2021, as COVID-19 continues to drive up demand

More than a year after it began, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spark increased interest in Alberta's recreational property market, as homebuyers seek an escape from congested cities.

Long-term remote work, which has been a reality for many Albertans for the last 12-plus months, has also made people realize that if they can work from anywhere, why not work from a cottage, cabin or waterfront property?
2003 CREB® president Rosalee Krygier says many REALTORS® were initially reluctant to embrace the Internet. Photo by Michelle Hofer/For CREB®Now

Aug. 22, 2016 | Cailynn Klingbeil

55 years of real estate: 2003 CREB® president Rosalee Krygier

President's tenure marked by arrival of MLXchange, rise in Internet usage 

When Rosalee Krygier took on the president's role at CREB® in 2003, the industry had just finished a record-breaking year.

Though the 2003 market didn't quite reach the frenetic pace of the year before, it was still a strong year.

"It was really balanced," Krygier said. "It was good, steady, not a controversial market."

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