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Rent vs. Own – How Much Could You Save?

Burnaby, Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Moving, Red Deer, Tips, Yellowknife

With many great Midwest Property Management apartment and townhome communities to choose from, renting is more attractive and affordable than ever. Below is just a small selection of the many benefits of renting to consider: Lifestyle – Families grow, you finish school, you accept a new job, or you simply look for a change of […]

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Tenant Insurance 101 – Everything You Need to Know About Tenant Insurance

Burnaby, Calgary, Edmonton, Hermitage, Medicine Hat, Moving, Parkland Townhomes, Port Moody, Recipe, Tips, Yellowknife

While living in a rental home, it is important to have up-to-date tenant insurance because it protects you, your neighbors, and your community from added stress after an accident or emergency. Tenant insurance is a requirement in all of our communities so that every resident’s belongings and keepsakes are covered. Below we have outlined three […]

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Energy & Water Saving Tips

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HEATING Recommended to turn thermostats back 7 to 10 degrees C from their normal setting for 8 hours per day to achieve annual savings of up to 10%. Furnaces should not be turned off in the winter. Raising the temperature slowly will help keep your bill lower. Don’t block baseboard heaters. Ensure furniture and window […]

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Fun Things to Do in Yellowknife

Tips, Yellowknife

Immerse yourself in the incredible adventure that Canada’s only Territory has to offer. Spend some time in Yellowknife, an incredible city booming with culture, nature, and breath-taking views of the lakes, city and the Northern Lights.  Every season in Yellowknife has something to offer its residents and visitors. We’re sure no matter what time of […]

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Tips to Ease the Stress of Moving

Calgary, Moving, Tips

One of the top stresses in life is moving to a new home. We’ve all been there – the planning, the packing, the unexpected problems – so what can you do to help ease your worries? We know that not everyone has a magic crystal ball to foresee into the future, so we have put […]

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Fitness Equipment for your Small Apartment

Burnaby, Tips

Winter is here and chances are we’re stuck with it for a while! We understand how difficult it can be to find the motivation to head to the gym when you’re looking out your window at mountains of snow; the very thought of standing outside in -30 degrees brushing the snow off your vehicle just […]

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The Best Coffee Shops in Edmonton

Edmonton, Restaurants, Tips

As winter begins to creep in, we have compiled a list of spectacular coffee shops in Edmonton that we think you would love. Especially if you frequent or live in our revitalized downtown. Get your usual pumpkin spice latte or spice things up by trying something new! Remedy Café (10279 Jasper Ave and various locations) […]

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Becoming a Minimalist

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Embracing minimalist lifestyle may seem impossible when you’re standing in the middle of your apartment, looking at all your belongings and thinking, “there is no way I can get rid of all this stuff!”. Whether you find yourself to be a bit of a hoarder, or just sentimental when it comes to your possessions, we […]

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Where to eat in Edmonton?

Eats, Edmonton, Restaurants, Tips

Edmonton is not only brimming with culture and history – but amazing eats too! Whether you’re a resident or come as a guest, it’s not hard to find many different varieties of cuisine throughout each side of the city. As a community, YEG is striving to strengthen the cultural bonds within. From festivals, such as […]

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Are you preparing to move?

Moving, Tips, Yellowknife

So, you have found a new place to call home. Everything is packed, wrapped, and loaded into your moving vehicle ready to be unleashed into your new space. Unfortunately, there is still one major thing left to do… Put those rubber gloves on and get cleaning! Cleaning before you move can be overwhelming. Is it […]

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