Top Reasons to Purchase Renters Insurance

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Are you considering purchasing renters insurance? If you are renting an apartment it is highly recommended. Renters insurance is becoming more and more common as many people chose to rent instead of buying a home/condo. Even though you are not the owner of the property, you still want to make sure t...

Why Millennials Are Choosing to Rent Over Owning

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Millennials make up nearly 40% of the workforce in Canada. Homeownership is no longer the end goal for most working adults. Whereas previous generations pursued homeownership as the ultimate goal for their adult working lives, the latest generation of adults—millennials—are choosing to rent rath...

Best Edmonton Neighborhoods For Students

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Are you a student looking for the best place to live in Edmonton? If so, you’re in luck: there are a lot of great neighborhoods in Edmonton that are perfect for students. Edmonton has an array of post-secondary schools; University of Alberta, MacEwan University, NAIT, and Norquest are among some ...

How to Choose the Right Apartment Floor Plan

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If you are looking for a new apartment, then you already know that there is a lot of research that goes into this important decision. But did you know that your apartment’s floor plan is just as important as the location of the apartment building or even the size of the apartment as a whole? Let...

Moving To Edmonton

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Edmonton, Alberta is a popular place to move; the city is filled with cultural attractions, shopping, entertainment districts, and plenty to do for both locals and visitors alike. Before you move to Edmonton, there are a few things you need to know about living in the city as well as tips on how to ...

Apartment Hunting With Pets

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Looking for an apartment in Western Canada? If you’re a pet owner, one of the biggest things on your mind would be – is the apartment pet-friendly or not? Not all apartments are pet-friendly, and not all neighborhoods are pet-friendly either. At Mainstreet, the majority of our apartments are ...

Apartment Hunting Tips

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Apartment hunting can be frustrating--especially if you haven’t apartment hunted in a while or if you’re looking for your very first apartment. While apartment hunting can be stressful, it doesn’t have to be. We’ve compiled a list of the very best tips to follow when apartment hunting to red...

How To Set A Moving Budget

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Moving is a necessary hassle, and it’s easy for moving costs to become overwhelmingly expensive--especially if you haven’t bothered to set a moving budget. The best way to avoid overspending on moving is to set a moving budget and then stick to it. The following is an essential guide to help you...

How to Find the Best Roommate

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Having a roommate comes with several benefits. Splitting the bills is easily the biggest pro. And it's not just rent. Ii's all of the bills that include cable, water, trash, and any other services you may pay for like Netflix or Amazon Prime.  Also 2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes also offer more sq...

Student Accommodation Tips

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Student Housing Leaving home for college is exciting as you look forward to your new-found freedom and meeting new people. But there is one slight headache, and that is finding accommodations and student housing. This is more so if you are a foreign student. It is never a guarantee that you will fi...