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With nearly 40 years in business, Braden Equities Inc. is one of the premier property management companies in Edmonton and the surrounding area. Our management style is tailored to the unique needs of each one of our clients, and we work as a team to ensure that every project is treated with the care and attention it deserves. We pride ourselves on having the best staff in the industry, backed by strong, proven management systems that deliver results. We firmly believe that paying attention to the details can make all the difference.

Cannabis in Condos: Our Observations After Four Months

February 17th marked the fourth month since Canada legalized legalize the possession, use, and production of marijuana for recreational purposes in private residences. Many condominium boards found themselves scrambling to pass bylaws that would prohibit cannabis consumption before October 17, 2018. But for those boards that haven’t, how has legalization panned out?

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A Before Winter Apartment Maintenance Checklist

When the weather is getting chilly, you know it’s time to take stock of your winter essentials. You check your boots, your jackets, your mittens, etc. to make sure you’re prepared for snow.

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End-of-Summer Apartment Maintenance

Now that summer is behind us, it’s time to look forward to sweater weather, cozy fires, and warm drinks. It’s also time to prepare your apartment for this season, too. The more you do now, the less you’ll be burdened with later.

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Early 2017 Shows Promising Signs for Alberta and Its Businesses

As we all know and would rather like to forget, 2016 was a difficult year for the Alberta province and its residents. The drop in oil had far-reaching effects that no one was immune to. Experts predicted the low economic activity would prevail, like a cockroach, well into 2017.

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Snow Removal Tips for Condo Board Members

Come wintertime, snow can become quite a nuisance for multi-family properties and condo buildings.

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4 Things Students Should Know Before Renting a House off Campus

Campus accommodations can make students squirm. Yes, they are convenient, but they’re also expensive, sometimes gross, and often noisy. If you’re a looking to avoid all that, these are the things students should know and consider when renting a place off campus.  

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Halloween Safety Tips for Your Apartment Building

With Halloween coming right up, children are getting more and more thrilled to dress up, head trick or treating, go to costume parties and join all of the other fun that is available with this exciting season.

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Raising Awareness About Balcony Fires in Multifamily Buildings

Since 2010, the inappropriate discarding of smoking materials has caused more than $46-million in damages across Edmonton and displaced countless residents from multifamily buildings for extended periods of time.

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Fire Safety Protocol for Multifamily Buildings

Multifamily buildings are designed to be fire-safe, but they often contain many people, and rescues are challenging because of the significant size of some structures. This creates the real potential for major incidents.

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Emergency Preparedness for Landlords and Investors

Preparing your building and residents for a weather emergency, natural disaster or power outage is absolutely critical.

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Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for Tenants

The recent Fort McMurray wildfires are a warning to all of us about how quickly a disaster can engulf a community. Yet for most individuals, emergency situations may seem like a distant possibility.

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Dealing With Bed Bugs in Apartment Buildings

Bed bugs can be a very tricky problem for apartments and multi-family units. It is potentially very expensive to treat an infested property.

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Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Consider all possible dangerous scenarios and eliminate or control as many as you can before you start decorating.

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Fire Safety Protocol in High-Rises: Part 2

High-Rises are designed to be fire-safe, but they often contain many people, and rescues are challenging because of the significant size of some buildings.

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Fire Safety Protocol in High-Rises: Part 1

The following information is to be used as a general set of guidelines, which are taken from the Ontario Building Code for high buildings.

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What Are the Advantages of Older High-Rises?

Most people are now aware that older buildings can be maintained or restored to add to the architectural and historical character of a neighbourhood.

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The Hidden Costs of High-Rise Living

Residential high-rise buildings play a vital role in housing people all around the world. In Canada, an estimated one in five people live in high-rise buildings. These range in cost from affordable units for lower income individuals, to some of the most luxurious residences in the country.

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