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5 Ways to Build Your Brand Online as a Property Manager

In this day and age of passive data collection, privacy breaches, social media etc., everyone should be hyper-aware of their digital footprint. For property managers being digitally aware is not only important for reputation but for business as well. Establishing a professional, dynamic presence drives engagement and subsequently attracts better tenants and clients while building your credibility in the property management community. 1. Google Your Name Good online reputation management begins with ...

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How to Go Paperless as a Property Manager

It is 2019 and you have the power, the tools, the critical mass of user adoption to move your project management office into the bright, green future. Usually routine and bad habits are all that hamper efforts to impact change so we are recommending 10 easy steps to make the paperless push as pain-free as possible (less painful than that alliteration anyway!): 1. Scan everything. Get into the habit of scanning all ...

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Best Whisky Bars to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Here in Canada we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by donning kitsch green threads – typically top hats or shamrock-emblazoned t-shirts, socks etc., dying our rivers green, and often, inadvisably,  consuming excessive amounts of Guinness or Jameson. Though drinking has been part of the celebration since the beginning, it is worth noting it is a religious holiday dating back to the 17th Century and honoring the 5th century missionary who introduced ...

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Why Should You Go Paperless as a Property Manager?

Going paperless is not a new idea but making the switch requires not only smart, robust technology but the will to make it happen. Though change is good, human nature often resists it. However, there is little debate that by eliminating a paper trail, you’ll save valuable time and more importantly, improve what is known as the ‘TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE’ – people, profit and the planet. Here’s a few reasons to ...

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Best Housing Off-Campus for UBC Students

Life on campus can be the time of your life, but it can also be expensive, crowded, and noisy. If you're looking to cut down on your expenses and find the best housing off-campus in Vancouver for UBC students, then this guide is for you —especially if you want a break from university life once class is over. We're coving all the basics students need to know about off-campus living in ...

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Hockey in Vancouver – What’s More Canadian?

Let’s face it – the majority of Canadian’s give at least a small puck about hockey. You may have fond memories of playing shinny on outdoor rinks (though likely not the case for Vancouverites) or tuning into Hockey Night in Canada with your family or spending weekends playing in tournaments in small towns across Canada. Whatever the memory, it is at the very essence of what it means to be ...

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How to Feng Shui – A Beginner’s Guide

For most of us,  Feng Shui conjures up vague notions of poorly aligned doors and windows and energy flow. But what does it really mean and how can it be incorporated into everyday living? Feng means "wind" and shui means "water" and according to this ancient Chinese practice, wind and water are associated with good health and fortune and thus, the pursuit of good feng shui. Firstly, Feng Shui design and Feng ...

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Chinese Zodiac: What does the Year of the Pig mean for you?

    PIG | 猪 YEARS: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959 Contrary to what you might think, when it is the year of your Chinese horoscope, it is traditionally the unluckiest year for you, with trouble and danger lurking around every corner. So, Pigs, be on guard! Take stock of the last few years and prepare well for the year ahead. The year of the dog hindered your ability to achieve happiness but this year ...

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FRESH from India: A Newcomer’s Guide to Vancouver

Work, love or a desire for good coffee and sushi, has landed you in Vancouver. You’ve decided to stay. How do you establish yourself permanently in this lush corner of the Pacific Northwest? In our latest series, “Fresh”, we ask newly minted Vancouverites about the trials and tribulations they encountered when moving here.  Today, in our last instalment, we feature Astha from India. Newcomer Profile Astha is a young software engineer who ...

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