Useful guide to organizing your apartment – and creating more space

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People often associate the New Year with a time to reinvent themselves. Start fresh, set goals. This post will help reinvent and rejuvenate your living space. Don't wait for the "spring clean", let’s get a jump start and use the start of 2017 to de-clutter and reorganize your apartment. I will be ...

5 Reasons why you should live at Falconcrest Village in Calgary

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If you are in the market for a large, bright, newly renovated apartment, look no further than our Falconcrest Village location. Here are my top 5 reasons why you should make Falconcrest your next home! If you travel a lot, or if you work at the airport, you are only 17 minutes away. This w...

7 steps to getting your full apartment security deposit back

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Before you’ve even moved in, having a thorough understanding of your lease agreement and its requirements is a must to ensure an orderly move out when the time comes. You should know when your lease expires, the terms if you are unable to fulfill your lease and also what is required for proper not...

Win the storage war in your apartment

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Having enough room for all of your stuff in your apartment with enough space left over for you can be a battle. Sure, it’s easy to put everything in a box and put that box in your closet, but you want to use your stuff without having to root to the bottom of a bin, or back of a storage closet. Sta...

Pets, owners and apartments

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To allow, or not to allow, pets into apartment rentals – a decision all property managers must make. Most managers have endless horror stories of irresponsible pet owners. Even though those stories are created by only about 5-10% of pet owners they ruin the chances for others to find rental pla...

The best time to look for an apartment and why

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So what is the best time to look for an apartment? The best days are in the first four to five days of the month – the earlier the better, and here are the reasons why. SUPPLY AND DEMAND On the simple basis of supply and demand these first days of the month provide the best selection and largest...

Property Management designations and where to get them

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When I started in Property Management seven years ago I realized I needed more education and certifications that are recognizable to Property Management Companies. I was lucky that my immediate supervisor had had the same questions and through her research had discovered Real Estate Institute of Ca...

Suspect bed bugs are in your apartment? Here’s what you should do.

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Bed bug problems are common in apartment communities as well as in public gathering spots like movie theatres and hotels. It’s important for tenants to understand where these insects come from, how to identify them, and what it takes to eliminate them from apartments. What are they? Bed bugs are...

Working out in your apartment

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Want to get in better shape but don’t want to pay for a gym membership? Why not work out in your apartment: you get the privacy you want, and there are lots of ways to get a great workout, no matter your level. The first thing you need is a foam workout mat. I like the Connect-A-Mat from Walmar...

Trick’n Out The Apartment For A Halloween Treat

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As a kid, don't you think the biggest treat would be an apartment building for them to go door to door to? In this post I’ll outline some helpful apartment tips to provide the ultimate treat for the little ghosts, ghouls, princesses, and pirates. WHY IT'S THE ULTIMATE TREAT? It's safer: Thi...