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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.

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Manage Your Investment Property

Purchasing an investment property can be an exciting endeavour. If your apartment building is in an excellent location, in good shape and has the right tenants, you can earn a lot of money from your rental units.

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Alberta’s Vacancy Rates Outlook For 2018

Managing an apartment building is a very stressful job. One of the factors that can be an ongoing struggle is maintaining a low vacancy rate. Paying attention to the rental market analysis is an essential part of managing your building.

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Save Your Money! Tax Help For Condo Owners!

Tax season is a busy and complicated time for everyone. Filing taxes can be a scary process since the repercussion of making a mistake can be very expensive.

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Rental Pools Can Boost Your Financial Portfolio

For those investors that like to have some certainty in their portfolio, being a member of a rental pool is the way to go!

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How To Manage College-age Tenants

If you’ve been strategic enough to purchase an apartment building near a college or university, there’s a 99% chance most of your tenants will be students. Affordable dorms are becoming rarer, so students are looking elsewhere to find rooms for the school year. Lucky you!

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How To Attract Generation Z Renters To Your Apartment

Generation Z is those born in 1995 and after. They contribute roughly $44 billion to the economy and are expected to grow. They are now old enough to start renting apartments, so it’s time to prepare for the tidal wave of this new demographic.

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The Silent Cash Flow Killer That’s Hurting Your Apartment Building

You may not even realize it, but something could be hurting the flow of money for your apartment building.

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The Ultimate Building Performance Assessment

A building performance targets the areas of your apartment that cost you the most money and eat into your profits. It puts each expense under a magnifying glass, looking at it from every angle possible and evaluating it compared to averages.

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Why Is A High Vacancy Rate Plaguing Your Apartment?

Alberta’s economy is recovering, and your vacancy rate is still on the high side. What gives? Shouldn’t it be lowering as the economy gets better?

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Big Ways To Make Your Apartment Investment Successful

When you have a vacant unit, there are several costs incurred. It may need repairs and maintenance, it may have been left filthy, and then you’ll have to advertise it when it’s ready to be occupied again. All those costs will add up the longer it sits vacant.

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