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 ...

Decorating a Small Bedroom

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So you’ve just found an apartment in a great neighborhood. There’s nothing wrong with the apartment as such, but it’s just that you wish the bedroom was a little bigger. Yes, we realize that – the bedroom is for many people the most important room in the apartment. It’s where you get ma...

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...

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...

Which Are The Most Popular Apartment Amenities

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Apartment Amenities Today’s apartment hunter is very different from that of a few years ago. While the high-speed internet was a luxury in the past, few people will be willing to get into an apartment without common internet. The surprising thing is that people looking for an apartment these days...

How To Decorate & Arrange A Bachelor Suite

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Most people dread the thought of having to live in an itty bitty bachelor-style apartment. While everything is crammed in a large, open space, that doesn’t mean that you cannot decorate your bachelor suite. It’s been done -- and you can turn the empty, wide space into a cozy and fun apartment. ...

10 Steps To Finding The Perfect Apartment

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Apartment living offers myriads of benefits over other alternatives, especially if you’re a young adult starting out in your first job and establishing your career. If paying a mortgage is no longer doing it for you, finding an affordable apartment might also be the right downsizing move you need....

6 Ways To Save On Apartment Utilities

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If left unchecked, water, heating, and cooling costs can rack up pretty quick, leaving you staring at a $400+ of utility bills by months end. That’s a hard pill to swallow especially if you live in an affordable apartment. Wondering what to do to cut your utility bills? According to Energy Star...

It’s your first apartment and you’ve got questions. We can help.

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Moving out from Mom and Dad’s place can be fun, exciting, liberating and give you a sense of freedom and responsibility that you may not have had before. At the same time, you might be nervous and there are questions you might have about getting your first place, some we’ll help you answer and p...