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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.

Condo Purchasing 101: Questions to Ask When You’re a Buyer

Whether you’ve decided to move from a rental property, are wanting to downsize, or are looking for the low maintenance lifestyle of condominium living, you’re going to want to do your homework before closing the deal on the purchase of a condominium.

Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals and Pet-Friendly Apartments

If you are thinking of renting an apartment or purchasing a condominium, homeowners and renters should research the rules and regulations set out by the landlord, property owner or manager regarding pets, emotional support and service animals before signing a purchase or rental agreement.