This week’s edition of the Weekender includes stories that run the gamut from Calgary housing market data and a call for public input on the Calgary-region’s future, to a variety of household pests and how to get rid of them in a hurry. Now, that might sound like a strange cocktail, but don’t knock it ’til you try it.

Let’s dive right in!

This week in CREB®Now

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Uninvited guests: five common household pests and how to show them the door

Homeownership comes with enough occasional stresses without having to deal with an invasion of tiny critters hellbent on making your home their home. Thankfully, this trusty guide to a handful of the most common household pests in Calgary should help you ensure your home is free of these pesky intruders in no time.

CREB® releases second-quarter housing market report

Check out this extensive report on second-quarter housing market activity and economic conditions in Calgary and surrounding areas, straight from CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie.

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Make your voice heard in CMRB public engagement process

Are you a fan of surveys? The Calgary Metro Region Board (CMRB) recently opened a multi-faceted engagement process to capture public feedback that will help shape its Growth & Servicing Plan for 2021. Make sure you give your two cents before the engagement process ends on Sept. 4 – you won’t want to miss your chance to shape the future of Calgary and its surrounding communities!

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Six easy ways to spruce up your backyard for summer

Summer in Calgary is well underway, but it’s not too late to give your backyard the seasonal makeover it deserves!

The funnies

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Have a great weekend!