July 2017
  • The BC Residential Tenancies Act can be a pretty intimidating document for a student to try and understand; with much more legal jargon than a lease! Nonetheless, the RTA is a document that every student renter should have a basic understanding of. Here is a translation of some key sections of the RTA and how they apply to student renters in...
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  • Earlier in 2017, The Daily Californian published a quiz called, “Should you put your dorm room on Airbnb?”. The answer is almost certainly going to be a resounding NO!Cash-strapped students may see Airbnb as a viable way to make some supplementary income by renting out their space, but it’s a risky endeavor that can come with some...
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  • The term millennial doesn’t have a clear-cut definition but is ever-present when it comes to apartment marketing. Commonly, millennial is often used as a catch-all phrase referring to nearly any young renter that falls beneath the age of 30. But what is the actual period when millennials were born? Chances are, if you were to try to pin...
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  • In 2016, there was a total of 149.3 billion mobile app downloads worldwide; a pretty remarkable number. It should come as no surprise that several popular apps have emerged to serve specific student interests in relation to student housing and roommate solutions. We’ve compiled a list of five of our favorite student housing related mobile...
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  • Creating and curating content for apartment marketing and social media can be time-consuming, costly and involve using a lot of creative capital. Many apartment communities simply do not have the resources to employ an entire marketing team, so staff often have to multitask. Property managers are sometimes responsible for far more than just...
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