Moving To Regina On A Budget

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If you are planning on moving to Regina, you’ve probably already encountered one significant issue: moving can be expensive! Moving to Regina can cost a fortune, especially if you currently live far away from the city. Thankfully, it is possible to move to Regina on a budget as long as you are car...

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...

Top Pet Amenities in Apartment Communities

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More and more apartment communities are constructing and renovating their properties to be more pet-friendly, catering to the lifestyles of pet owners. More and more properties are adopting modern amenities to cater to the needs of the tenants. The trend has led many landlords to take on additions l...

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...

Calgary’s Top Neighbourhoods in 2018

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While real estate continues to be a hot investment trend in Toronto and Vancouver, things were not very rosy for Calgary in the previous 3 years (2015, 2016 & 2017). Some of the best real estate property lost value by over 10% including popular or high-end areas like Elbow Park. Overall, the cit...

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...

Edmonton’s Top Neighborhoods in 2018

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Edmonton has always been popular for its affordability. The average detached family home goes for about $410,000. During the 2015/2016 downturn, the city saw a value drop of 2.7%. The city’s economy is pretty much driven by what happens in the oil markets. With oil prices on a recovery trend, the ...