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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Apartment Design and Damage Deposit – Have Both

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One of the biggest challenges of being a renter can be making an apartment feel like home, designing it the way you want, all while getting your deposit back should you decide to move out. After all, this isn’t college, posters of bands and some old movies just won’t cut it anymore. Wall art,...

Child proofing tips for your apartment

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With a new addition to our family, I have come to the realization that each of our kids requires different child proofing techniques. Kyle, now 6 years old, was more of a TV stand guy, Avery who has just started crawling is more of an electrical outlets and kitchen explorer. For Avery we have had...

Car-less in Calgary, it’s possible and surprisingly easy

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You might think of Calgary as a city where you need a car to get around and it’s the only option for transportation. I’m here to tell you about a word that used to be dirty in Calgary but lately has picked up a lot of steam, that word is cycling. Mainstreet buildings near the core (Inglewood,...

Storage hacks for apartment living

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Until I came to Canada, I never fully understood why storage was such an issue – in this part of the world. It is only after I had settled into my own apartment that I finally understood how space and extra storage is actually a big deal. I also realized that as I change my wardrobe accordingly...