“Why I love Saskatoon” – Mainstreet Resident Manager explains

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As a Resident Manager I have to perform the duties of checking all units and making sure everything is working properly. One of the things I enjoy a lot about my job is that I get to meet people from so many different cultures; I get to know their different kinds of cooking, religion, manners and mo...

“You can call me Mr. Ed.” – A Tribute

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"You can call me Mr. Ed."                          Maintenance legend in Surrey                                                                          Mr. Ed was pioneer in BC Mainstreet Operations. I remem...

Attracting Millennials to Your Apartment Rental Property

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As a property manager you need to identify what your ideal tenant profile is. If that ideal tenant happens to be post secondary students or young professionals, then likely they were born in the 1980s to the early 2000s, this means you are looking for what society and the media has labeled a “mill...

Mainstreet Equity Corp. – Apartment Resident Manager POV

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Starting Point It was July 2013 when I joined Mainstreet Equity Corp. Being a cleaner, gave me the opportunity to be independent; and by providing hardwork it allowed me to support my daughter. I was very excited to have my first full time job in Canada. Time passed quickly. After a coup...

Top 5 Restaurants in Surrey, BC

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Tasty Indian Bistro If you need your fix of delicious, savory Indian food without the unfair steep price tag, then Tasty Indian Bistro has got what you need! Where traditional dishes from all regions of India are served, you will find distinctive, delicious and fresh food that will have you coming ...

Mainstreet Team Member Profile: Katrina Lota

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Position at MEQ: Regional Manager - Surrey Grew up in: Negros Island, Philippines Education/certifications: Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Business Administration Causes I support: The SARA Society (Saving Animals thru Rescue and Adoption) Favourite foods: Chocolate! Hobbies...

Technology in the Canadian apartment industry

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The apartment business has evolved and changed drastically over the last decade welcoming technology into every aspect of the business. As of today just about every aspect of the apartment industry has been affected by the use of technology from the way an apartment is found to the way rent is paid ...

Merante, the latest addition to the Calgary apartment rental market

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Mainstreet’s latest addition, Merante, is located right in the heart of thriving and bustling downtown Calgary, in close proximity to the popular and trendy 17th Avenue SW. Previous owners bought and sold this building without ever opening its doors. Not Mainstreet. The building, which consi...

Make your apartment come alive with these tips

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Just because you’re living in a rental apartment, doesn’t mean you can’t create a space that is simply you. Obviously, you won't be allowed to remodel by knocking down a wall, but you can still give it your personal look and feel with your home decor sense and flair. Create a focal point or...

Mainstreet Team Member Profile: Mehran Saadat

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Position at MEQ: Regional Manager - Saskatoon Grew up in: Dubai, UAE & Halifax, NS Education: Master of Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Causes I support: Canadian Diabetes Association, UNICEF Canada, Let’s Fight Racism, Solar Nova Scotia Favorite food: Chelow Kabab,...