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No One Is Immune: Why You Can’t Escape Renter’s Insurance

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Renter's insurance is something every renter should have, but many people seem to think they are immune to disaster or theft.  If every point on this list applies to you, then you are probably right, you don't need renter's insurance. If you're human, then you probably do. Take the test and you be the judge. You don’t need renters insurance if: You can afford to replace all your belongings Think about all the items in your home.  Your sofa, bed, computer, clothes.  These are fairly inexpensive and shouldn’t be too much of a cost out of pocket. Your home is wallpapered
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Prepare Your Apartment For Summer

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Summer is here and that means an increase in temperature and an increase in unwanted pests. Before the days get too hot, you will want to make sure everything is in proper working order.  Here are some things you can do to get your apartment ready for summer. Change direction of your ceiling fans Your ceiling fans are meant to rotate clockwise in the winter and can be changed to spin counter-clockwise for the summer months. If you set your fan to higher speeds in the summer you will get more of a breeze and you can turn down your
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6 Tips to Make Your Small Apartment Feel Bigger

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It's easy to feel cramped when you're living in a small apartment. The most obvious solution is to win the lottery and move to a luxury apartment; however, that isn't always realistic no matter how much we dream. Here are some simple ways to make your small apartment feel bigger. Colour Counts Paint colour can dramatically influence the illusion of space. While dark colours might seem more interesting, lighter hues will open up the room. White and off white shades will also brighten your room and make it more inviting. If you want more help with paint colours, check out our guide
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Top 10 One Bedroom Rent Prices in Canada and the USA

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Rent prices vary from city to city, but the one thing that stays the same is that rent is expensive. Canada and the US's housing prices continue to climb and more and more people are choosing to rent. Unsurprisingly, Vancouver is the most expensive city to rent in within Canada and San Francisco is the most expensive in America. Here are the top 1o one bedroom rent prices in Canada and the US. Canada America
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Prepare Your Building for Earth Hour

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Earth Hour will be taking place Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 pm and this year marks the 10th year anniversary of the initiative. Millions of people around the world will shut off their lights for an hour in an attempt to raise awareness about climate change. As a property manager, you can encourage your tenants to take part in the event and make a commitment to help combat climate change! Here are some ways you can get involved. Promote the event You can display posters in your lobby and elevators detailing the time and date of Earth Hour. This will
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Plan the Ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Party

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St. Patrick's Day is almost here and that means it's time to start planning the ultimate St. Patty's Day Party! Get in the spirit of things with some traditional drinks, desserts, decor and games! To give you some inspiration here are some of the best things to add to your party! So go out, spread some luck and enjoy! Treats Fudge Who doesn’t love fudge?! This super easy 4 ingredient fudge is sure to get all your guests in a festive mood. Here’s the full recipe.   Leprechaun S'mores S'mores are always a hit, whether your audience is young or
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5 Ways to Get to know your Neighbours

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It's no secret that people don't socialize with their neighbours the way they used to. While it used to be considered friendly to get to know the people around you, now thanks to Netflix, taking the initiative to get out and meet your neighbors is rare. In an apartment you’re already in tight quarters so why not make the most of it and meet some people. If you’re a little on the shy side, here are 5 tips for getting to know your neighbours. Utilize a common space If your building happens to have a common room, organize a get-together for
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March’s Top 5 MoolaPerks

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Just in time for Spring! Whether you want to update your wardrobe for Sping or plan the perfect summer getaway, these MoolaPerks are for you. Here are our top 5 MoolaPerks for March! Contiki Step outside of your comfort zone and go traveling with Contiki. This group travel company visits 6 different continents and offers over 300 different trips. Contiki lets you see new places and meet new people so go ahead and plan your next trip! Click here to redeem this perk and take 30% off trips with Contiki.  Alice and Olivia If you’re looking to add a pop of colour to your wardrobe then
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Make your Mardi Gras Party a success

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While Mardi Gras celebrations have been going on for weeks, Mardi Gras is officially here and we've come up with some suggestions to help make your party a hit! Pancake Tuesday or Mardi Gras in French celebrates the day before the start of Lent. The day gets the name because you are supposed to use up your fatty ingredients before the beginning of Lent. The whole point of Mardi Gras is to indulge, so go ahead! Between some decoration inspiration, fun facts, and show-stopper recipes, we've come up with some suggestions to make your party a success. Fun Facts About one
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Ways to make your home more energy-efficient

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Making a few small changes to your house can really cut your energy costs. If you save money and cut energy usage, you're saving your bank account and the Earth! Here are some ways you can make your home more energy-efficient.  Low-flow water fixtures Switching your toilets, showerheads, and faucets to low-flow models will greatly reduce your energy usage and your bills. Toilets usually use the most water, which means they also waste a lot of water. Switching your toilets to dual-flush or low-flush can save as much as 5.4 gallons per flush.  Windows Improve your windows. Updating your windows to
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