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When Will They Move Out?

adults living at home

A new Statistics Canada report shows the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 29 who live with their parents...

7 Fire Preparation Tips

Prepare a box of irreplaceables in case of a fire evacuation Take pictures and have electronic records of major items...

Moving Checklist

 If you are moving it can be intimidating thinking of all the things you might need. Once you move in...

Secret to Securing a Rental

It’s happened to everyone: they find the PERFECT place, apply for the apartment, and don’t get the lease. When you...

Location, Location, Location

some things to consider

Your looking for a new place to rent and are trying to decide what area to move to. It is...

Consumed by Consumerism

You open up Facebook in the morning to check messages and you see an advertisement for the new I-phone. You...

Romantic Roommates

Sharing a home with someone can be great, lasting friendships may be built, but sometimes something a little more develops....

Live Better, Declutter 

“Spark joy”.  That’s what Marie Kondo teaches as part of her KonMari method for organizing and decluttering.  That is, only...

Pay Less Rent

It's all in how you ask

Raise your hand if you would like to pay less rent. Now raise up your hand if you have ever...

From Boom to Bust

two tales of renting in Alberta

It’s summer of 2014 in either Edmonton or Calgary.  Oil is riding high near $100/barrel and the economy is booming. ...

The Slow Death of Surprises

I think most people will agree that moving sucks.  It’s time consuming, exhausting, and it’s so annoying when you’ve forgotten...