We know living on a budget is tough. It likely means that you won’t be showering loved ones with expensive gifts on Valentine’s Day—even though you may really want to. We’ve uncovered some great ways to show your special someone that you care a lot while spending just a little. Keep your Valentine’s date indoors with these awesome ideas for a romantic night in!
Tis the season for sharing the warmth of the holidays with loved ones – and there’s no better way to do that than by hosting a party in your apartment! Before the guests show up, here is a handy checklist to ensure your party is a success
A laundry room in an apartment building can be a great way to meet your neighbours! As these facilities are a shared space, it’s important to be considerate and follow these three simple laundry etiquette tips to ensure that the room remains accessible and comfortable for all residents. Please also abide by any posted rules and times.
A storage locker is a great place to store seasonal items, larger items, or other belongings you want to have accessible to you, while keeping your apartment clutter-free. Availability of storage lockers for rent will vary by building, so be sure to check with your Resident Services Center to inquire about the space and cost for using these for yourself!
The spookiest holiday of the year is just around the corner. Halloween is a fun time to dress up, decorate, and indulge in fun treats and activities! Oxford’s Residential properties host a variety of different Halloween-themed events on or around October 31. Check in advance with your property manager to find out what is happening in your building as events vary by site.
Thanksgiving is the best time to enjoy family, friends, and of course, delicious food. With every delicious holiday meal and gathering comes the inevitable clean-up. It’s important to “Know Before You Throw” and do your part to support recycling in your building
A studio (or bachelor) apartment is an economical way to save money. When selecting a studio apartment in one of Oxford Residential's properties, be sure to check out all the great amenities that residents can enjoy, as well as being conveniently located close to your city’s great offerings.
Keeping physically active is key to a healthy lifestyle. Most of our Oxford Residential Properties have great fitness centres that are available for resident use included in their rental fees. For the days that you don’t feel like leaving the apartment but still want to work out, here are five exercises that don’t require any gym equipment or large spaces.
Now that you’ve found your new place to call home, it’s time to get packing and move. The idea of finding a moving company can seem daunting so Oxford Properties has compiled a handy list to help you through the process.
Who doesn't love going for a dip in a pool on a hot summer's day? Depending on whether your building has an indoor or outdoor pool facility, a daily swim gets you both the refreshment you need from the heat, and a good ounce of cardio as well.
Indoor plants really liven up a space and work in any décor. They purify the air, boost creativity, reduce anxiety, and lower blood pressure. These mini gardens are living ecosystems that offer a lot of impact, and require minimal maintenance. Succulents and cacti grow best in an open container and indirect sunlight. Moss and fern are two other great options.