4 Great Reasons To Rent A Townhouse In Canada

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If you are in the market for a rental, you don't have to settle for an apartment. If you are looking for a little more space, and something that feels a little more like a home, you should consider renting a townhouse instead. Here are four great reasons why you should consider a townhouse over an apartment for your next rental home.  #1 Washer & Dryer Hookups One of the best reasons to rent a townhouse is because they generally come with a lot of extras that you are not going to find in your average apartment.

11 May 2016

How To Prevent Mice From Entering The Home

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When it comes to pests in your home, there are few that are more annoying than mice. Mice can get into your home and get into your pantries and contaminate your food. They carry diseases with them that can make people very sick. They can carry Hantavirus, Lyme disease, and many other illnesses that can be very serious. If you run across mice in your home, you will want to get rid of them as quickly as possible so that they have less time to contaminate your home.

12 August 2015

Finding An Apartment Without The Internet

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Most people take the convenience provided by the Internet for granted. Answers to questions, products to be purchased, and even new friends can all be found online. Many people know that when you are looking for an apartment to rent, the Internet can be a great resource. But what happens if you live in a community where few landlords post their listings online? Here are three resources you can turn to for help finding a new apartment when you can't find many listings online.

16 July 2015

3 Questions To Ask About Your Child's Off-Campus University Housing

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Do you have a child at university who wants to move into off-campus housing? Are you concerned about whether moving off-campus is a good idea? Many students reach a point where living in a dorm is no longer enjoyable or convenient. While many students choose to live off-campus, you want to be sure that the house makes sense, from both a safety and financial perspective. If you're going to be contributing towards the expenses, you'll want to do your due diligence before you sign off on the lease.

15 June 2015

3 Ways To Transition From Renting Commercial Real Estate To Buying

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Buying commercial real estate is a sure sign of growth for a business. When you purchase real estate rather than renting or leasing it, you're afforded a great deal more flexibility -- and you can rest assured that you won't need to change locations for some time to come. But it does come with some new transitions. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to make the changes easier.

11 May 2015

Tips When Buying A Home For The First Time

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As you get older, an important decision you may have to make is buying a home. In order to get through this process and find the right home for you and your family, you can consider these tips. Get Approved for a Mortgage In order to finance your home, you need to get approved for a mortgage by a mortgage broker in Bonnyville. This doesn't have to be as hard as it seems if you take the right steps.

9 April 2015

Tips And Tricks For Taking Better Indoor Picture For Your MLS Listing

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Awful pictures can reduce interest in your MLS listings. While many people don't have problems taking good exterior pictures of houses, interior pictures are a different matter altogether. Here are a few tips to help you take better pictures of your properties' interiors: Have a Point of Interest Don't just hold up the camera and shoot, you need to create a point of interest in each picture even if your main aim is to show the size and shape of a room.

17 March 2015

Three Situations In Which It Pays To Rent, Rather Than Buy, A House

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The decision to buy or rent a house hinges on many factors. However, there are some situations in which it is best to rent a house rather than buy one. For example, you may be better off with the rental option if you: Move a Lot If you move a lot, then it pays to rent a home that to buy one because you don't have to worry about your disposing of your home every time you wish to relocate.

26 February 2015

How To Make Eco-Friendly Choices In Your Home Renovation

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 If you are remodeling your home, you have the chance to make choices that can help the environment. Making your renovation more Eco-friendly can be as easy as choosing the right building materials. It can also increase your property value. Here are some ways that you can make Eco-friendly choices in each area of your home renovation. Flooring The carpet in your home can emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), especially when it is new.

11 February 2015

How To Get Started As A Property Manager

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Getting a job as a property manager can be an amazing break for people that are good with money, people and keeping track of small details. However, if you've just gotten a property manager job and feel a little bit over your head, follow these basic guidelines to get a head start on your success. Create a Contact List Before you start your job as a property manager, you need to create a highly-detailed contact list that includes the names of all of your tenants, their phone numbers, their e-mail and their license plate numbers.

6 February 2015