07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Toronto Apartment Living: Fire Safety Tips for Tenants

Nearly all home fires are preventable. If you are renting in Toronto do make sure that you take every possible precaution to stop fires from starting. While your landlord must maintain the property to statutory fire-safety standards, it is your responsibility to make sure you do not introduce any fire hazards in the way you […]

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03 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Does where you live shape who you become?

Do we live in a certain place because we are a certain kind of person, or do we become a certain kind of person because of where we live. This is one of those chicken and egg type questions that it’s fun to debate. But somewhere in the circular arguments we can tease out some […]

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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Choosing where to live in Winnipeg

Various surveys during the last decade have ranked Winnipeg among the top 20 most liveable cities in Canada. Despite its bitter winters, the capital of Manitoba made it to number 10 on MoneySense magazine’s 2011 list of the best places to live in the country. Winnipeg scores highly because of low pollution, good public transport […]

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14 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Choosing where to live and rent in Winnipeg

Various surveys during the last decade have ranked Winnipeg among the top 20 most liveable cities in Canada. Despite its bitter winters, the capital of Manitoba made it to number 10 on MoneySense magazine’s 2011 list of the best places to live in the country. Winnipeg scores highly because of low pollution, good public transport […]

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12 October 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Which Winnipeg Rental is Right for You?

Just like people, Winnipeg rentals come in all shapes and sizes. How do you decide which one is best for you? Are you looking for family accommodation, a bachelor pad, or a place to share with friends? Will you be searching for a duplex, a condo, a shared apartment, a single bed apartment or a […]

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01 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Apartments Winnipeg: 7 Neighbourly Etiquette Tips

The other day I went out to relax on my 2nd floor balcony and was immediately confronted with the only thing wrong with my apartment in Winnipeg – my downstairs neighbours. The instant I walk out there to catch some fresh air, the husband yells up to me, “Excuse me, have you seen my tent?” […]

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01 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Apartments Winnipeg: Is West Broadway the next big thing?

“I would say that within five years it will probably be comparable to Osborne or Corydon. And I think it’s young professionals and students that are going to take the area over.” That’s what developer Stefan Aarnio is saying about Winnipeg’s West Broadway Area. Aarnio, a 25-year-old residential developer is betting hundreds of thousands of […]

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12 August 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Apartments Winnipeg: is downtown the new hotspot?

Everyone in Winnipeg is buzzing with excitement from the recent NHL announcement. The Jets are coming back! And just in time for what seems like a new era for downtown. Downtown Winnipeg apartment rentals are now shaking their once notorious reputation with all kinds of renovations, new construction, and complete make-overs of historic buildings. On […]

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