Category: Market

Inter-generational Living Comes to Canada

Happipad launches iGen project in Okanagan

New Intergenerational Living Project Aims to Rethink Housing Happipad’s iGen project, which pairs students in need of housing with seniors...

Co-living

Is this the future of living?

Co-living is not a new concept, but it is now making headlines all over. With the rising cost of real-estate...

Happipad Spotlight on Ashley

community leader who inspires, creating a better world for everyone

Kelowna is home for many, a place we all love for similar reasons. Aside from the temperate weather and easy...

Happipad Spotlight on Kimberly “Super Mom”

Happipad spotlights the great tenants, landlords, and property managers who care, who nurture, who grow the communities that we enjoy.

This weeks Happipad spotlight is on Kimberly, a long-time resident of Kelowna. Kimberly is what many would refer to as...

Happipad is Free! Here’s Why…

A discussion on the Happipad vision

Just today, the Happipad founders decided to make Happipad free for everyone to use.  That’s right, anyone can now use...

Happipad Spotlight on Debbie Sher

Happipad spotlights the great tenants, landlords, and property managers who care, who nurture, who grow the communities that we enjoy.

Debbie is one of a growing number of tenants who feel squeezed out of the city they call home. A...

Guide to Renting and Living in Kelowna

Moving to Kelowna? After 10 years in Kelowna, here is my guide to renting in one of the most beautiful cities in Canada.

Studying at UBC? UBC Okanagan has reached record enrollment levels in 2017 and is a major attraction in Kelowna.  For...

The Happipad Vision

Rent with trust

Imagine the perfect rental transaction.  Alice lets everyone know that her place is for rent.  Bob knocks on Alice’s door, steps...

Has the Housing Bubble Burst?

Has real estate in the Okanagan peaked?

The surge in housing prices is an interesting and controversial matter. Toronto and Vancouver are constantly in the spotlight as...

Finding Great Tenants is an Art

Here's some general principles

Tenant selection is by far and away the most important factor in successful property management. Locating and then screening tenants...