January 24, 2020 / By: J. Greenwell

Bowness: Beautiful and Booming

Canadian Cities, Calgary, Tenant Tips

Find out why Bowness was just ranked in Calgary's top three neighbourhoods

Canada Population Highlights Details

January 10, 2020 / By: Dustin Rennie

Canada Population Highlights

Personal Interest, Canadian Cities, Investors, Immigration, Alberta, Real Estate, Edmonton, Calgary

In 2019, Canada was the fastest growing country in the G7, with a recorded population growth rate of 1.4%. This was double the per-capita growth of the United States and the UK. Canada also posted over 4x the growth of France & Germany. If this trend continues, Canada could top the United States in Economic Growth this year as immigration being the driving force.

International Students Fuelling Rental Demand Surge Details

January 2, 2020 / By: J. Greenwell

International Students Fuelling Rental Demand Surge

With over 700,000 international students choosing to study in Canada each year, the country has seen a surge in demand for residential units. Mainstreet Equity identified this growing niche early on, recognizing that these students represented both significant spending power and long-term rental consumers, possessing the financial wherewithal to study abroad and so committing to one city for at least three to four years as well.

Canada: A top destination for International Students Details

December 16, 2019 / By: Adhiraj Brar

Canada: A top destination for International Students

Students, Student Housing, Immigration, Foreign Students, Investors, Personal Interest, Apartment Rentals, Canadian Cities

Deciding where to attend college or university is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their life, this can be especially daunting if you are an international student. This post looks at some key facts and data points on foreign students in Canada.

2019 Alberta Population Growth Details

October 28, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

2019 Alberta Population Growth

Personal Interest, Alberta, Canadian Cities, Calgary, Edmonton, Real Estate, Investors, Immigration

Alberta, Canada has experienced upward population growth over the course of 2018 and 2019. The following is a look at the 2019 Alberta population growth trends and where Alberta stands in comparison to other Canadian provinces.

Home Prices in Canada Exceed What Millennials Can Afford Details

July 15, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Home Prices in Canada Exceed What Millennials Can Afford

Canadian Cities, Corporate, Investing, Investors, Millennials, Personal Interest

Canada has seen a surge in property appreciation over recent years, especially in the Vancouver and Toronto areas. The increase in property value has made the dream of homeownership nearly insurmountable for younger generations. With today's property values, many millennials are unable to afford a home in the way that older generations were.

Popular Saskatoon Neighbourhoods For Students Details

July 12, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Popular Saskatoon Neighbourhoods For Students

If you are a current student or upcoming student who will be living in the Saskatoon area, then you are no doubt wondering where the most affordable and student-friendly neighborhoods are located. The following guide will help you find the best communities to live in.

Alberta Real Estate Trends & Stats Details

June 17, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Alberta Real Estate Trends & Stats

Real estate trends and statistics are an important measure of the current health and state of the real estate market. Alberta as a province has seen years of recession, which has altered real estate values and the number of transactions taking place.

Surrey BC Skytrain Project Details

June 13, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Surrey BC Skytrain Project

Canadian Cities, Investors, British Columbia, BC, Rental Properties, Surrey, Surrey Apartments, Transportation

The Surrey-Langley SkyTrain will help to improve local transportation as it looks to extend the SkyTrain line to the communities of Surrey and Langley and improve the commute and transportation of residents in Lower Mainland BC. 

Best Edmonton Neighborhoods For Students Details

May 3, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Best Edmonton Neighborhoods For Students

Are you a student looking for the best place to live in Edmonton? If so, you're in luck: there are a lot of great neighborhoods in Edmonton that are perfect for students. The following are the very best Edmonton neighborhoods for students.

Calgary Bike Lanes & MEQ Apartments Details

February 5, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Calgary Bike Lanes & MEQ Apartments

Canadian Cities, Calgary, Calgary Apartments, Calgary For Rent, Personal Interest, Investors, Transportation

Mainstreet Equity has a number of Calgary apartment buildings situated along the newly established bike lanes. These lanes are designated roadways and individual lanes exclusively for bikers in Calgary's Urban areas.

3 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Edmonton Apartment Details

January 7, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

3 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Edmonton Apartment

Canadian Cities, Apartment Tips, Edmonton, Edmonton Apartments, Edmonton For Rent, Apartment Hunting

Apartment hunting can be time-consuming and frustrating, whether you're new to the area or have been living in Edmonton for a while. Here are 3 tips for finding your perfect apartment in Edmonton.

Things To Do In Regina Details

January 4, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Things To Do In Regina

Canadian Cities, Saskatchewan, Regina, Rent Regina, Regina Apartments, Regina Apartments For Rent

Whether you are visiting or live in the city of Regina, there is no shortage of year-round and seasonal activities. Regina has something for everyone: historical sites, cultural landmarks, arts and entertainment, festivals, shopping and so much more.

Calgary’s Top Neighbourhoods in 2018 Details

June 13, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Calgary’s Top Neighbourhoods in 2018

Real estate experts in Calgary say that the east and the northeastern regions show good promise. The areas that have long been desired to live are lagging a bit behind in price momentum. What are the top Calgary neighborhoods to put in your money?

Edmonton’s Top Neighborhoods in 2018 Details

June 8, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Edmonton’s Top Neighborhoods in 2018

Canadian Cities, Edmonton Apartments, Edmonton, Edmonton For Rent, Alberta, Real Estate

The average home value is $414,000 with a maximum average price of $831K and a minimum average price of $250K seen in the last year. 86% of the homes in Edmonton are below $500K. Which are the top neighbourhoods to put your money in?

Edmonton ICE District Leads Downtown Revival Details

June 4, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Edmonton ICE District Leads Downtown Revival

Canadian Cities, Edmonton Apartments, Edmonton, Edmonton For Rent, ICE District, Real Estate, Alberta

There is a revival going on in downtown Edmonton and the ICE district is in the middle of it all. The two office tower being built (Stantec Tower & JW Marriott) as part of the project has seen 90% occupancy. The towers are a mixed-use development which is hoped to breathe fresh life into downtown Edmonton.

Most Popular Communities To Live In Calgary Details

May 18, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Most Popular Communities To Live In Calgary

If you're looking for a postcard-perfect place to live, work or play in Alberta, look no further than Calgary. Here are some of the 7 most popular neighbourhoods worth renting in Calgary.

Most Popular Communities To Live In Saskatoon Details

May 18, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Most Popular Communities To Live In Saskatoon

Are you planning to move to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan? If you are, it is important to find the right community. Here are some of the most popular neighbourhoods to choose from in Saskatoon.

How To Efficiently Find An Apartment In Edmonton Details

May 16, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

How To Efficiently Find An Apartment In Edmonton

Finding the right apartment at the right price in a large city like Edmonton is no picnic. But, apartment hunting doesn't have to be that way. Consider the following ways so you can efficiently find an apartment in Edmonton

Why Foreign Students Should Study In Saskatchewan Details

April 24, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Why Foreign Students Should Study In Saskatchewan

Here are five reasons why Saskatchewan is a top choice for foreign students who want to make the most out of their education and school years in Canada.

Immigrating To Saskatchewan In 2018 Details

April 24, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Immigrating To Saskatchewan In 2018

Immigration, Foreign Students, Foreign Student, Canadian Cities, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Regina, Personal Interest

Saskatchewan has vibrant communities, job opportunities, affordable cost of living, and plenty of sunshine, making it desirable for immigrants looking to relocate to Canada. What's more - the Canadian Express Entry immigration system makes it effortlessly easy to immigrate to Saskatchewan.
 

Reasons People Are Moving To Saskatchewan Details

April 17, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Reasons People Are Moving To Saskatchewan

Over recent years the province of Saskatchewan has seen a surge in population and economic growth. The province has become a destination for immigrants and business. Here are some of the top 5 reasons why more and more people are flocking to the province.

Reasons that make City Park a desired community in Saskatoon Details

October 9, 2015 / By: Manpreet Saluja

Reasons that make City Park a desired community in Saskatoon

Canadian Cities, Saskatoon, Saskatoon Apartments, Saskatoon For Rent, Saskatchewan

City Park is a beautiful area in central Saskatoon. The community boasts an array of heritage buildings with gorgeous architecture. Here are some of the reasons City Park is one of the most desirable communities in Saskatoon.

Is Calgary bicycle-friendly? Cycle Track Review Details

September 10, 2015 / By: Sanokaji Karkee

Is Calgary bicycle-friendly? Cycle Track Review

Canadian Cities, Calgary, Tenant Tips, Investors, Transportation, Alberta

Calgary has the vision to become one of the premier cycling cities in North America and is looking to make changes that will encourage more people to cycle in Calgary. The City has allocated 1.1% of its transportation budget exclusively to the cycling strategy.

Trading Places: Are the political landscapes in Alberta and BC shifting? A review of Western Canadian Politics in 2015 Details

August 4, 2015 / By: Graham Coe

Trading Places: Are the political landscapes in Alberta and BC shifting? A review of Western Canadian Politics in 2015

Canadian Cities, Personal Interest, Alberta, British Columbia

Known for its highly debated oil and gas industry, pro-business tax environment, and traditional values, the province of Alberta has long been considered the heart of Conservativism in Canada. In contrast, the province of British Columbia, recognized by its commitment to corporate social responsibility, strong union presence, and progressive social agenda, has always boasted a much more liberal reputation. 2015 has proved to be an interesting year in both provinces, and in many ways, it looks like the political landscape is shifting quickly in both provinces.

Edmonton Arena District: The Future of Downtown Edmonton Details

June 18, 2015 / By: Graham Coe

Edmonton Arena District: The Future of Downtown Edmonton

ICE District, Canadian Cities, Edmonton, Investors, Real Estate, Alberta, Edmonton Apartments, Edmonton For Rent

Downtown Edmonton is booming, as the $2.5-billion mega-development dubbed the Edmonton ICE District. Phase 1 of the project, which includes the new arena is expected to be completed by fall 2016.

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