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Apples to Apples

When apartment shopping, it's important to compare apples to apples (or in the case of our stock image; pineapple to pineapple)! Ensure that you are pricing out ALL the costs associated with apartment living to determine which rental property better suits your budget....

The Cost of Amenities

For the amenities that you want, you’ll need to compare the value for the additional cost.

Subletting vs Assigning

Subletting vs Assigning What’s the difference? Most people have heard the term “sublet” when it comes to apartment lingo, but what exactly is an “assignment”? When a tenant is unable to fulfill the full terms of their lease agreement due to changes in their personal...

Adapting in a Crisis

Unless you live in complete seclusion (if so, send us a pin drop, we want to join you!), you have likely seen or heard about the important changes businesses have implemented to ensure the safety of their team and customers due to COVID-19. As property managers...

How to Avoid Rental Scams

Unfortunately, in today’s world, we’re all too familiar with the word scam. As defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary it’s “a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation”. Sadly, this is something that we have been hearing about more and more in the rental world. In...

Five Tips for Reviewing Condominium Financial Statements

Five Tips for Reviewing Condominium Financial Statements Over the last 10 years, there has been a boom in new condominiums in the Brandon market. Each new condominium corporation has a board of directors, with the majority being volunteer positions. These volunteers...

How to Get Hired

In my current position, I receive résumés regularly and often help with the hiring process for different positions at Vionell Holdings Partnership, as well as at Rotary Villas.
If you’re looking for a new job, I’ve put together a few tips to help make your résumé stand out from the pack, to secure an interview, and get the job that you are hoping for.

Apartment Hunting Tips for College/University Students

Whether we want to or not, we do have to start thinking about what September will bring. If you’re moving to Brandon or Winnipeg to enter the post-secondary world then it’s time to start looking for a suitable place to live. Here are some tips to help make your search for proper accommodations go smoothly

Benefits of Hiring Students

These students bring a bit of life and a different perspective to the business each year. We have had some students back as many as five years in a row and have offered them different opportunities for advancement within the organization.

Tips for Selecting a Roommate

Whether you’re considering moving in with your best friend, a distant cousin or a friend of a friend, be sure to choose a roommate carefully. Here are some tips to make the experience a great one for everyone involved.