Healthy body, healthy mind.

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I spent the last 8 months changing my attitude towards my life and my body. I lost 50 pounds and managed to gain 20 pounds of lean muscle. With the mental demands of being a Regional Property Manager at Mainstreet Equity Corp., I never could have imagined the type of benefits having a healthy body w...

Where to live in Edmonton

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The new Ice District In Edmonton has been getting all of the attention recently, but just two minutes West is a great urban living experience that is already well established. One of the oldest, most walkable neighbourhoods in Edmonton, The Oliver Area and 124th Street (which even has its own websit...

Reasons that make City Park a desired community in Saskatoon

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When moving to a new city you’re always on the lookout for a locality that gives you the maximum benefits at a reasonable cost. City Park is one such core neighbourhood. It is situated in the centre of Saskatoon surrounded by beautiful parks, schools, the University and has excellent transport opt...

Reviewing the benefits to renting that are more than just about money

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Home prices, particularly in Canada’s major cities, continue to increase as the combination of low interest rates, strong demand, and high land/construction costs continue to put upward pressure on prices. Increasingly, home ownership is becoming more of a challenge, particularly for first-time bu...

The Ultimate Rental Moving Checklist

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Moving to a new apartment should be exciting. However, what makes the whole experience stressful, is being unprepared. Organizing and preparing can help you remove the anxiety. The following tips might help you to make the move easier. Read your current lease to discover proper protocol for i...

Top 5 things to consider when choosing your apartment

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We all make decisions everyday, some are incidental, like what colour of socks to put on in the morning, some are big, like a vehicle purchase. Small decisions allow you to flaunt the consequences, large decisions require you to carry out your due diligence before making it, as the ramifications can...

Email vs. Phone: Pick up the Phone and Call

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While it is generally true that older generations prefer to call a person directly, and younger generations tend to send off an email instead, there are pros and cons for both methods of communication in the office. On busy days, I receive upwards of 100 emails, and my executives easily have double ...

Tenant Insurance: be an informed renter

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I believe that a lot of people understand the concept of insurance – 'you pay to cover yourself for any unforeseen circumstances that may result in a substantial financial loss'. For tenants who live in a Mainstreet Equity property, or any other apartment, may have a misconception that the landlo...

Pan American Games: Lessons from an insider

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The Pan American Games recently wrapped up in Toronto and the home crowd was treated to a record haul of Canadian medals. As a long time national team member, it was with a great amount of pride and a little bit of envy that I watched the results of my friends roll in and medal counts climb. It’s ...

From Constable to Mainstreet’s Capital Expenditures Manager

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My dream I grew up in a small Asian country sandwiched between two giant countries. Despite political instability, poor socio-economic condition I was nominated to University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) for engineering, which was my dream. Since childhood I used to show my behavior to become an e...