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Tips to Ease the Stress of Moving

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 […]


Are you Deciding Between Renting and Buying?


Deciding between renting and buying can be overwhelming. Here are some important things to consider when trying to make your decision: Maintenance Many renters appreciate not having to worry about maintenance.  Landscaping? Taken care of by the landlord. Leak in the roof? Taken care of by the landlord! Shoveling the fresh 6 inches of snow? […]


Fitness Equipment for your Small Apartment


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 […]


Annual Tree Lighting at The Village at Southgate

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 […]


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) […]


Parkland Townhomes Halloween 2017

Medicine Hat, Parkland Townhomes, Site Event

Thank you to all residents of Parkland Townhomes in Medicine Hat for joining us for our Halloween social. We had an amazing turnout and we had such a great time celebrating Halloween with everyone!


Becoming a Minimalist


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 […]


Movie Nights!

Edmonton, Events, Pleasantview Townhomes, Rivervalley Townhomes

Rivervalley and Pleasantview Townhomes hosted their annual movie nights on September 15 and 16! We had free pony rides, a movie in the courtyard, face painting, cartoonists, ice cream trucks, DJ, and fireworks! We also had a delicious BBQ in conjunction with Little Warriors. Thank you to all residents and community members that came out to […]


Burgers and Beer at Edmonton House

Edmonton, Site Event

On Friday, August 18, Edmonton House hosted their summer event, “Burgers and Beer”. Thank you to all the residents who came out to enjoy the evening with us. Thank you also to Big Rock Brewery for complimentary swag!


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 […]