You don’t hear about people selling their houses to rent apartments very often. That’s why I was curious when I found out my friend Sarah and her husband were going to sell their family home in a popular suburb of Calgary and start renting a much smaller apartment downtown. Read More
The Arch Blog
Renting a townhouse as your home and office makes sense – if you can find the right balance.
Anyone who has tried to work from home knows it’s not for everyone. And, it’s not all PJs and TV all the time. It takes discipline to work from home. But there are a lot of benefits to working from home (especially when you’re living in a townhome in Calgary’s Beltline). Read More
Find an apartment that fits – who you are and who you want to be
Apartment hunting can be exhausting. Frustrating. Stressful. And confusing. Especially if it’s your first time. When you start out you’re probably just going on budget alone. And seeing anything and everything in your price range. Read More
Budget for fun (and still pay the rent)
A renter’s guide to making sure building your nest egg doesn’t leave you bored.
You’re living on your own. Renting your first apartment. You’ve got big plans. Big dreams. It’s time to take things to the next level. So you start saving. Saving for a wedding, a house, a big trip…and next thing you know you’re BORED. Read More