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Rent vs. Own – How Much Could You Save?

Burnaby, Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Moving, 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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What To Ask During Your Next Apartment Search

Calgary, Edmonton, Elmwood Townhomes, Medicine Hat, Moving, Parkland Townhomes, Pleasantview Townhomes, Rivervalley Townhomes, The Village at Southgate, Yellowknife

Deciding your next home is a big decision and you should make sure you have as much information as possible before you do so. Below we’ve outlined six important questions that you should be asking each potential landlord before you make the decision to sign a lease. What is your application process like? Most landlords […]

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

Burnaby, Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Moving, Parkland Townhomes, 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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5 Simple Spring Cleaning Tips!

Burnaby, Calgary, Corbitt Arms, Edmonton, Elmwood Townhomes, Medicine Hat, Moving, Parkland Townhomes, Pleasantview Townhomes, Rivervalley Townhomes, The Village at Southgate, Tips, Yellowknife

With Spring coming to an end and Summer quickly approaching, the time to finish your Spring Cleaning is running out. Though it seems daunting, if you follow these easy tips, you’ll find yourself enjoying your freshly cleaned home in no time! Clean Room By Room Sectioning your home into easy-to-manage sections will help you stay […]

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Energy & Water Saving Tips

Tips

HEATING It is 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 […]

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Rivervalley Townhomes Community Garden

Edmonton, Rivervalley Townhomes

Our residents of Rivervalley Townhomes will now be able to grow beautiful flowers and delicious vegetables in our new community garden! What plants do you like to grow in the summertime? Share them with us on Facebook.

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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

Burnaby, Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, 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 Apartment

Burnaby, Edmonton, 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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Annual Tree Lighting at The Village at Southgate

Edmonton, Site Event, The Village at Southgate

The Village at Southgate hosted a 3-day event from December 11-13 to celebrate the Christmas season. Our site manager made homemade apple cider and hot chocolate to serve, we set up the Christmas tree in the lobby, provided cookies and chocolates to our residents, and had a craft table and a food truck compliments of […]

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