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May 23 2024

First Apartment Must-Haves

Moving into your first apartment is a major life milestone. While there may be some obvious pieces and products you need to buy, there may be some missed essentials that can help enhance your living situation. Let’s go over some of the...
May 22 2024

Prepare for Any Emergency

When disaster strikes, having a plan in place can make all the difference. This will ensure that you, your family and your home are safe and secure. But how can you prepare for the wide variety of emergencies that could occur, where do you start?...
Apr 10 2024

Check Out Dinosaurs: The Exhibition

Experience prehistoric wonders like never before at Dinosaurs: The Exhibition. This limited-time experience is being held at the TELUS World of Science in Edmonton (TWOSE) from March 23rd to September 9th

Mar 25 2024

Best Things to Do in Redwater, Alberta

Welcome to Redwater, Alberta - a charming town nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Canada’s prairies. While the town may be small, it is brimming with opportunity and hidden gems that you need to visit next time you're in the area. Let’s discuss the diverse array of attractions Redwater has to offer.

Mar 21 2024

How to Mix Different Aesthetics in Your Home

In recent years, interior design trends have shifted away from focusing on a single aesthetic to welcoming a diverse, blended design style. Renters and homeowners alike are creating spaces that are as unique and interesting as they are. In this blog, we will explore how to create a harmonious living space when mixing different aesthetics.

Feb 21 2024

Winter Gardening Tips

Just because it’s cold does not mean your gardening hobby has to go into hibernation. Since we live in a cold climate, it is important to know how to care for our plants as the winter weather bears down. If you have a green thumb and are looking to take on the challenge of extending your harvest through the winter months, here are some beginner tips to help you get started.

Feb 7 2024

How To Pet-Proof Your Apartment

Whether you’re welcoming your first pet into your apartment or are a veteran with animal care, safety needs to be a top priority for any size and species of pet you bring in. Not only will it protect them, but it will also offer you peace of mind knowing there won’t be unforeseen expenses or trips to the vet. Let’s discuss some practical tips that will help you strategically pet-proof your apartment.

Jan 16 2024

At Home Workouts To Help You Kickstart Your Fitness Goals

Starting your fitness journey can be a daunting task. With busy schedules, membership prices and the overwhelming amount of information, how can you truly commit? Whether it’s your New Year’s Resolution or something you have been wanting to pursue for a while, here are some of the best tips to help you kickstart your fitness goals from home.

Jan 2 2024

All About Flying Canoe Volant

The Flying Canoe Volant is celebrating their 12th anniversary from January 31st to February 3rd at Mill Creek Ravine and La Cité Francophone in Edmonton, Alberta.

Jan 2 2024

Exciting News Announcement: Welcoming Khurram Hudda to Our Ayre & Oxford Inc. Shareholder Team 

Khurram's dedication and extensive experience in commercial, condo, and residential property management make him a valuable asset to our team. In his continued position as CFO, he will work closely with our existing ownership to maintain close personal contact with our clients, enhancing our ability to improve services while upholding the reputation we have diligently built over the years. 

With over 20 years of international finance experience spanning various industries, Khurram is proficient in ERP solutions and specializes in improving efficiencies through automation and process enhancement while managing risk. His qualifications include an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) certification, a master's degree in professional accountancy from the University of London, UK, and a Canadian Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CGA) designation. 

Beyond his professional achievements, Khurram is an advocate for social responsibility. He dedicates his spare time to volunteering with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, serving on finance and audit committees, and supporting education and quality of life initiatives for underprivileged communities globally. His commitment extends to mental health awareness programs, reflecting his passion for holistic well-being. 

Thank you for being an integral part of the Ayre & Oxford Inc. community, we look forward to continuing our exceptional services to you! 

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any member of our ownership team: 

President  / Real Estate and Condominium Broker 

Rose M Evans, AMO®, Executive CPM®, ARM ®, ACM, Broker, Partner 

Cell: 780-448-4984 ext 322 


Vice President / Associate Broker 

Robyn Brown, CPM®, ARM ®, Partner 

Phone: 780-448-4984 ext. 323 


Vice President/ Associate Broker 

Paul A. Jones CPM ®, ACM, Professional Associate Broker, Partner 

Phone: 780-448-4984 ext. 314 


Director of Corporate Finance  

Marcy McMillan 

Phone: (780)448-4984 ext.302 


Chief Financial Officer 

Khurram Hudda, CPA, CGA, ACCA, MSc 

Phone: (780)448-4984 ext.318 


Yours truly, 

Rose M Evans, AMO®, Executive CPM®, ARM ®, ACM, Broker, Partner 

Ayre & Oxford Inc. 

Dec 18 2023

Host The Perfect Holiday Movie Marathon

As the holiday season sets in, there’s nothing better than curling up with your friends in front of the TV and watching some holiday classics. Whether you’re a seasoned host or leading your first festive gathering, let’s unwrap the best tips to hosting the best movie marathon this Christmas season.

Dec 15 2023

Get in The Festive Spirit at the Edmonton Christmas Market

Celebrate the holiday season at the 5th annual Edmonton Christmas Market. Running until Dec. 17th, this event is sure to have you decking the halls and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. The market takes place at Fort Edmonton Park and is the perfect activity for friends and families of all ages.

Nov 14 2023

5 Renter-Friendly Upgrades to Elevate Your Space

An apartment makeover may seem difficult, but not all changes require hammers and nails. In fact, most of them require patience and creative thinking. Let's look at some of the many unique and reversible solutions that will help upgrade your rental space from drab to fab.

Nov 7 2023

Best Places to Visit in Camrose

Located one hour south of Edmonton, Camrose is a small city with a population of around 20,000. Incorporated in 1906, it has become a lively spot filled with unique shops, mouth-watering food, highly rated educational facilities, and a booming...
Oct 25 2023

Must-Haves for an Edmonton Elks Game

The Edmonton Elks have had an interesting 2023 season. With all the highs and lows, the team has managed to keep fans on the edge of their seats. If you’re looking to take your game day experience from the couch to the stadium, here are just...
Oct 13 2023

Simple Halloween-Themed Treats

What better way to get into the spooky spirit than by whipping up some frightfully delicious treats? With recipes this tasty and easy to make, the only thing scary about them is the possibility of running out before the festivities begin. So, grab...
Sep 28 2023

Creating a Sustainable Apartment

The perfect sustainable living space is one that combines consciousness with comfort. With these tips, you can easily embark on the journey of transforming your living space into an eco-friendly sanctuary. Energy Efficiency There are many...
Sep 13 2023

Get Ready to Laugh at the Edmonton Comedy Festival

Prepare to bust a gut at the 2023 Edmonton Comedy Festival! This is the 13th consecutive year for the non-profit festival as they strive to bring humour to the community with prominent guests and comedy sets that will have you laughing all night...
Aug 23 2023

Transform Your Apartment on a Budget

Creating a stylish and inviting living space doesn't have to break the bank. With a little creativity and resourcefulness, you can transform your apartment into a chic and stylish haven without spending a fortune. In this blog, we'll...
Jul 26 2023

All About Food Truck Fridays in Capstone

Food Truck Fridays have been running in Red Deer’s Capstone neighbourhood every Friday since mid-May, giving the opportunity to try various tasty offerings from several local food trucks. The plan is to run until the end of September...
Jun 21 2023

How to Prepare for an Edmonton Oilers Game

For hockey and non-hockey fans alike, attending an Edmonton Oilers game is an experience like no other. The electric atmosphere, passionate fans, and the thrill of watching the Oilers in action make it an event worth preparing for. Whether...
May 8 2023

All about Downtown Spark Festival May 25 – June 4

As Canada’s Festival City, Edmonton prides itself on its strong community engagement. Year long, this city celebrates everything that makes it wonderful. This month, residents are invited to honor art and the amazing artists with the Downtown...
Apr 19 2023

Best Restaurants in Fort Saskatchewan

Fort Saskatchewan is a beautiful city with countless opportunities, including some of the best restaurants around. If you’re new to the city or just looking for a new restaurant to try, we’ve got some amazing suggestions for you. Modo...
Apr 12 2023

Spotlight on: Jurassic Quest Festival

Have you ever wanted to get up close with a dinosaur? You’ll get your chance during the upcoming Jurassic Quest Festival just minutes from our Edmonton rentals. As the number one dinosaur experience in the world, Jurassic Quest aims to educate...
Feb 24 2023

Fun Things to do in your Own Apartment

Who says you have to go out to have a good time? You can plan a fun, exciting, or relaxing time right in your own apartment. Check out these 5 fun ways to stay entertained, occupied, and connected to family and friends. Parties are a fun way to...
Jan 25 2023

Easy Winter Meals

Cold winter nights call for warm savory meals. If cooking isn’t something you get excited about, we’ve got some delicious recipes that will warm you up and keep you full.  During winter, you don’t just want something easy to...
Jan 13 2023

Apartment Bedroom Redecorating Made Easy

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t redecorate your bedroom into something chic and trendy. Afterall, a well decorated and designed bedroom will positively affect your mood and sleeping habits.  When...
Dec 14 2022

Holiday Baking Tips

The holidays are around the corner and many of us are getting ready to bake. If you’re hoping to find some tips, you’re in luck. We’ve got eight tips to help your holiday baking go smoothly. Soften hard butter easily by cutting...
Nov 7 2022

Clothes storage tips for small spaces

Longing for a beautifully organized closet, but stuck with a single rod in your rental? While you may not be able to get a drill out and install a functional built-in closet organizer, but there are several wonderful handy solutions that will...
Oct 12 2022

Kids in the Kitchen: Benefits to Cooking with Kids

Did you know when kids help in the kitchen, it creates an interest in food and cooking. When you invite children into the cooking process, they’re more likely to eat healthier and feel more confident.  Kids of all ages can help in the...
Sep 9 2022

Using Dance as a Workout in your Apartment

If you’re having fun while exercising, you’re more likely to stick with it and feel better about each workout. Dance is a fun way to target your whole body without feeling like you’re stuck in a boring routine.  Dance is an...
Aug 19 2022

Popular Red Deer Restaurants

Red Deer is a wonderful, community-rich city filled with exciting cultural attractions, outdoor recreation, and a fantastic food scene. If you’re new to the area, or wish to expand your dining experience, we’ve got a list of the best Red...
Jul 25 2022

Spotlight On: Fort Saskatchewan

Welcome to Fort Saskatchewan, a small but lively city 25km northeast of Edmonton. This riverside city if full of activities and events with excellent shopping, popular restaurants, and expansive recreation.  Fort Saskatchewan is a city of fun...
Jul 11 2022

Yoga Training in your Edmonton Apartment

Whether you’re new to yoga or an advanced yogi, embracing the practice in your Edmonton apartment can come with many benefits. Yoga combines physical, mental, and spiritual exercises to create a harmonious mind and body.  One of the...
Jun 20 2022

Restaurant & Cafe Patios to Visit this Summer

As the weather continues to warm up, it’s time to get back to enjoying a meal or drinks with friends out on the patio. If you’re looking for the perfect patio near your Edmonton Apartments, look no further than our list of patios near...
Jun 10 2022

Enjoy National Picnic Day June 18th

June 18th is International Picnic Day, a day to embrace outdoor gatherings, open air dining, and an escape from formal meals. So, grab a blanket, fill a basket, and don’t forget a ball or frisbee for on the spot fun.  Here in Edmonton,...
May 27 2022

Tools to Help Make Cleaning Easier

Let’s face it, no one really enjoys cleaning. The good news? We’ve got 4 handy tools and products to make cleaning your apartment quicker and easier. Microfibre Cleaning Cloths One of the best cleaners available is a microfibre cloth....
May 13 2022

Fun Family Date Night Ideas

Family fun dates are an excellent way to strengthen a family unit and create bonds between family members. These dates are also a perfect way to take a break from technology and interact with each other in fun and creative ways. There are many ways...
Apr 22 2022

Healthy Alternatives to your Morning Cup of Coffee

Whether you feel like you’ve been drinking too much coffee, or you just want to reduce your caffeine intake, we can help with some refreshing and rejuvenating coffee alternatives.  Coffee helps many people get through their mornings and...
Apr 1 2022

Easter Activities & Events Near You

Easter is quickly approaching, but we’ve got some EGGciting events and activities to enjoy near your Edmonton and area rentals.  In Red Deer, families can head over to the Gasoline Alley Market for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April...
Mar 29 2022

A New Home

So let me tell you a story about a little lost girl who needed a new home. It was late 2021 when my life abruptly changed. One minute I was engaged to be married, lived in a beautiful townhouse and feeling quite blessed. The next minute, I was...
Mar 25 2022

Get Your Bake on This Spring with These Baking Tips

We’ve all been there, baking up a storm just to find out our finished product didn’t taste right, burnt, or was inedible. The good news? Baking can be easy again with a few simple tips and some determination. If you want to improve your...
Mar 4 2022

Indoor & Outdoor Skating in Edmonton

Looking to lace up your skates in Edmonton this winter? Check out our list of the city’s best indoor and outdoor skating rinks near your Edmonton rental.  Here in Edmonton, we have 21 arenas offering indoor skating. Visit the...
Feb 10 2022

Date Night Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning date night. Here in Edmonton, we’ve got several romantic restaurants, fun activities, and quiet trails that would make a wonderful backdrop for your...
Feb 1 2022

All About the Edmonton Silver Skate Festival

Rediscover the joy of winter at the Silver Skate Festival in Edmonton. Head down to William Hawrelak Park between February 11th and 21st for the longest running free winter festival in Edmonton.  Winter is magic in Edmonton; we encourage you...
Jan 26 2022

How to Find a Roommate & Live Happily Together

Having a roommate can help you keep an apartment you can’t afford on your own or secure a fantastic apartment just out of your reach. But not just anyone can be your roommate.  Even if you and your best friend loving spending time...
Jan 20 2022

Condominium Manager, Associate

We are Hiring!!! Now hiring Condominium Manager/ Associate If you are a licensed Condominium Manager seeking a rewarding career opportunity with an amazing Team, please contact us with your resume and license confirmation for further details of...
Jan 7 2022

Winter Commuting Tips

If your winter commute has been a cold, slushy experience, we can help. Whether you travel via transit, bike, or subway we have a few tips on how to stay warm and safe during your winter commute.  Walking a riding a bike can be a little more...
Dec 17 2021

Small Holiday Dinner Party Ideas

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning your festive gathering. Holiday parties don’t have to be elaborate; check out these fun ideas for small holiday get-togethers. If your family or friends cannot meet in...
Dec 7 2021

How to Brighten Your Apartment During the Winter

With the sun setting earlier, the days can start to feel a bit gloomy. It’s important to soak up as much sunshine as possible to avoid feeling the effects of seasonal blues. It’s also important to let that sunlight into your apartment....
Nov 25 2021

Spotlight On: Sunridge Ski Area, Edmonton

As winter approaches, it’s time to start thinking about winter sports. If you’re looking to get outside and have some fun this winter, consider a trip to the Sunridge Ski Area for skiing, snowboarding, or tubing in Edmonton. Located...
Nov 7 2021

Support Local Businesses with your Holiday Shopping

This year, as much as ever, we need to support our locally owned businesses. All Edmonton shops are following health and safety guidelines and are open to in person shopping.  Edmonton has an amazing shopping scene with many of the best spots...
Oct 27 2021

Creating Your Own First Aid Kit

Do you have a first aid kit in your apartment? If the answer is no, we’ve got all the essential information you’ll need to create your own kit. We’ve also got some tips on where to store it and how to keep it up to date...
Sep 27 2021

Apartment 101: How to Create a Minimalist Apartment

Minimalists look for simplicity following the less is more mantra. A minimalist apartment reduces the amount of stuff to maximize the amount of space. This creates an inviting space that produces less stress and is easier to clean. The key to...
Aug 24 2021

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

There are many fun family activities to enjoy this summer in Alberta. Here at Ayre & Oxford, we’ve got some suggestions that will surely entertain the whole family.  A summer picnic can turn boring meals into family fun time with...
Aug 7 2021

Things We Should Be Cleaning But Are Not

No matter the season, germs attach themselves to items we use every day. To protect ourselves we wash our hands frequently, but sometimes that’s not enough.  Some of our everyday items can collect germs and transfer them back onto us....
Jul 28 2021

Camping in Alberta

Summer is here and camping season has finally begun.  Campsites in Alberta are open and ready for campers; however, facemasks are still required indoors and where physical distancing is difficult. Campers are advised to pack extra toilet paper...
Jul 7 2021

Hiking and Biking in Red Deer

Summer hiking is a wonderfully relaxing way to enjoy nature. Here in Red Deer, there’s over 100 kms of nature trails perfect for a long summer hike or exploring on a bike. Whether you’re new to the area or just looking for some...
Jun 28 2021

How to Boost Your Cell Signal in Your Apartment

You found the perfect apartment, but after moving in, find your cellphone has little to no signal. While this is frustrating, it’s also fixable. Check out our helpful tips on boosting a cell signal in your apartment.  When your...
Jun 16 2021

Apartment 101: How to be a Good Tenant

All renters should strive to be good tenants. When tenants have a good relationship with their landlord or property manager, they may discover added perks like glowing references, favourable lease terms, and even lower rent.  Not sure how to...
May 21 2021

Balcony Gardening

Always wanted a garden, but afraid you can't while living in an apartment? The good news is your balcony can make an excellent space to grow a garden. However, growing a garden on your balcony will take a bit of work. Because your balcony...
May 5 2021

Heart Healthy Workout Tips

Routine exercise is one of the best ways to boost your heart health. Daily or frequent exercise can strengthen your heart and improve your mood, make you more energic, and reduce or prevent heart disease. Aerobic or cardio workouts are the best for...
Apr 19 2021

Decor Upgrade: 2021's Trending Colours

Top paint companies around the world have chosen their 2021 colour of the year.  For Behr it's Canyon Dusk, a pink and earthy tone. Pantone picked two colours, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, a warming yellow. Benjamin Moore picked...
Apr 8 2021

Apartment Hunting During COVID-19

If you need a new place to live but are struggling with the idea of finding an apartment during a pandemic, we're here to help.  While apartment hunting feels different during these times, it's still safe when health and safety...
Mar 30 2021

Can I Compost in an Apartment?

  Edmonton is on the path to becoming a zero waste city. The goal is to stop food waste from going to the landfill and creating harmful greenhouse gases. As a resident of Edmonton, even while living in an apartment, you can help...
Mar 10 2021

Apartment 101: Credit Checks

  Renting your first apartment can be both exciting and nerve-racking. Often renters are overwhelmed by the volume of forms involved in renting an apartment. One of the most common things you'll be asked for is a credit check. While...
Feb 24 2021

How to Eliminate Bad Cooking Odours

  While living in an apartment you'll often be faced with lingering or persistent smells. Whether it's an overcooked or strong-smelling meal or just the neighbours' cooking seeping into your apartment, lingering odours can be...
Feb 12 2021

Apartment 101: Security Systems For Renters

  Renting an apartment in a professionally managed building can be secure enough, but you can still add a security system for some extra peace of mind. Whether you rent an apartment, condo, or a house, there's a security system to meet...
Jan 27 2021


Science of Composting
Jan 20 2021

Year-Round Farmers' Markets

  Shopping your local farmers' market is one the best ways to support your own community. Local farmers, butchers, and artisans will benefit from your purchases, while you can enjoy the rewards of fresh farm products served on your...
Jan 12 2021

Tobogganing in Edmonton

  Tobogganing is a classic winter activity that the whole family can participate in! Here in Edmonton, we've got hills for all skill and comfort levels. Although it's safe to head out to the hills this winter, groups are...
Dec 18 2020

Virtual Holiday Gatherings

  Just because you can't gather with family and friends in person this year, doesn't mean you can't be together for holiday season. Thanks to technology, families around the world can meet virtually and enjoy their holidays...
Nov 13 2020

Explore Edmonton with Self-Guided Tours

  Edmonton is a beautiful city full of rich history and iconic sights. Whether you are a local, new to the city or a seasonal resident, self-guided tours are the perfect way to explore all Edmonton has to offer. So why don't you learn...
Nov 6 2020

World Kindness Day, November 13th

  Nowadays more than ever we need to come together as a community and spread kindness. Scientists can get us out of this global pandemic, but kindness will help us through it.  On November 13th, we celebrate the World Kindness Day....
Oct 19 2020

Spooky Side of Edmonton: Halloween Haunts Near You

  Halloween is approaching fast and that means it is high time to get your spook on. If you are not sure where to find the best ghost stories or spooky encounters, we can help.  You can easily gather your family and friends up to 10...
Oct 14 2020

Trendy Edmonton Cafés to Try This Fall

  As the cooler weather sneaks in, it's time to find a cozy café for your specialty coffee fix. Here in Edmonton, we have got wonderful local cafés with cozy vibes, delightful treats, and specialty coffees that look as...
Aug 26 2020

Using Your Local Library After Lockdown

  During the COVID-19 lockdown, the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) engaged the public with online events, activities, group chats, and a lending takeout service. Many of these services continue to be available; however, as of August...
Jul 17 2020

Moving Tips During the Pandemic

  The current pandemic has changed the way we do everything, including moving. If you need to move apartments during the pandemic, we've got a few tips to ensure a safe and successful move. Once you've secured your new...
Jun 18 2020

How to Get a Better Night of Sleep

With so much uncertainty and turmoil in the world today, it can be hard to settle your mind for a peaceful night of sleep.

A few simple changes to your routine can make a substantial difference for your sleep. 

Jun 9 2020

Helping Kids Navigate Online Learning

  With the beautiful June weather upon us, it can be hard for anyone to stay focused indoors. Children are faced with the especially difficult task of continuing to learn at home while schools are closed. As the end of the school year...
May 21 2020

What's Open in Edmonton?

  Although the stay home order is still in effect, Edmonton city officials have begun plans to slowly reopen the economy, starting with city parks and outdoor activities. But if you're wondering what businesses are still open during...
May 13 2020

Fun Ways to Communicate While Social Distancing

  With social distancing orders still in effect, it can be hard to keep lines of communication open and interesting. Because being social is important to our mental health, we've come up with some fun ways to connect during this...
Apr 21 2020

Spring Cleaning Your Bedroom

  We spend a third of our lifetime sleeping. Cleaning our bedrooms should be done frequently, and a thorough cleaning should be done at least twice a year.  Now is the perfect time to start your spring cleaning. Here are some...
Apr 14 2020

7 Ways to Stay Busy in Your Apartment

  As the COVID-19 precautions continue, we're all looking for different ways to pass the time. Here are seven fun ways to stay busy in your apartment.   1. Exercise Exercising is a wonderful way to unwind and...
Mar 24 2020

Fun Facts About Edmonton

  New to Edmonton or considering moving here? We've got some amazing facts to help you get to know this remarkable city.    Edmonton is Canada's festival city. Edmonton hosts over 50 festivals and events...
Feb 26 2020

Tips for Moving with Children

  Moving can be a stressful and busy time. For children who are often too young to understand what's going on, it can be much worse.    We have a few tips that can help keep children calm and prepare them for the big move...
Jan 15 2020

Tips For Living On Your Own

  There are many advantages to living solo, like having more confidence and being self-reliant. However, it's a big adjustment that takes time to get used to. If you're ready to move out on your own, we've got some tips to...
Dec 16 2019

Apartment Living 101: Unwinding After A Long Day

It can be hard to relax after a long or stressful day, but there are simple things that can help you unwind.   Self-care is your first line of defense against physical and mental health issues. Self-care can be anything from pausing to...
Dec 9 2019

Books to Cozy Up With This Winter

Winter is the perfect time to cozy up with a good book. Edmonton is filled with great places to find new, used, and rare books - and it has a wonderful library system. If you're looking for your next read, check out...
Nov 21 2019

Spotlight On: Edmonton Festival of Trees

Jumpstart your holiday season with Edmonton's 35th annual Festival of Trees at the Edmonton Convention Centre. This winter tradition provides fun for the whole family while supporting a worthy cause. Each year the profits from the...
Nov 11 2019

The Benefits of Downsizing

If you're approaching retirement, becoming an "empty-nester", or just getting overwhelmed with the amount of space you have to maintain, it might be time to downsize.    Downsizing can mean moving from a house into an...
Oct 31 2019

Edmonton’s Best Autumn Nature Trails

  Living in Edmonton, we have access to several amazing parks, trails, and hiking areas. Autumn is the time of year when every leaf becomes something beautiful. So take a hike along Edmonton's best nature trails and soak up...
Oct 15 2019

Apartment Friendly Halloween Décor

  Whether you have kids or are a kid at heart, have fun this year with spooky Halloween décor.  We love seeing our residents decorate their apartments for the holiday. Get into the spirit with these apartment friendly...
Sep 23 2019

Best Pizzerias in Edmonton

  Pizza is one of the most popular dishes in the world. If you're craving that cheesy delicious comfort food, Ayre & Oxford can help with our list of the five most popular pizzerias near our Edmonton apartments...
Sep 19 2019

Fitness Facts: Finding the Right Gym

  Joining a gym is an excellent way to accelerate and assist your fitness routine. One of the key factors to maintaining an exercise program is to enjoy it. If you're not happy at your current fitness centre, or if you've...
Aug 22 2019

Summer Fun: Camping Near You

  It's time to finish off those summer to-do lists.  Here at Ayre & Oxford, one summer activity we love is camping. If you're looking for a campsite in Alberta, we've got you covered with our list of great campgrounds...
Aug 1 2019

Explore: EPCOR River Fest

  Living in Edmonton, there are countless opportunities to explore the beautiful glacier-fed North Saskatchewan River. Our favourite is the annual EPCOR RiverFest, happening this year on August 10th...
Jul 17 2019

Fun Family Activities in Edmonton

  Are your kids on summer break? Do you have some vacation time coming up? There are loads of exciting family adventures to be had here in Edmonton this summer.  Take your family to some of Edmonton's most enjoyable family...
Jul 10 2019

6 Benefits to Growing House Plants

  Decorating your apartment with plants does more than make your home look great - it also can have these positive health benefits.   Purify the Air Plants create their own food using photosynthesis, a reaction involving carbon...
Jun 20 2019

Simple Décor Changes To Upgrade Your Bathroom

  Your bathroom is where you start and finish your day.    It should be a place that is fresh and inviting, and makes you feel positive and relaxed.    In order to help make your bathroom a room you can enjoy...
Jun 13 2019

Edmonton's Best Parks

  Getting out and exploring nature is easy in Edmonton! This city is filled with vast parkland, nature trails, playgrounds, and so much more. Let Ayre & Oxford be your guide to the best parks this exciting city has to offer...
May 28 2019

Picture Hanging Tips for Renters

  Are you avoiding hanging anything in your apartment? Start decorating the way you'd like with these simple picture hanging tips perfect for renters! Picture hanging can be quick and easy with the right tools. Our favourites are...
May 14 2019

Spotlight On: Southeast Edmonton

  Southeast Edmonton is a beautiful area of the city with great shopping and transportation, perfect for families and professionals alike. Here are a few of the things that make southeast Edmonton a great place to live...
Apr 24 2019

Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen

  Spring has arrived and it's time for that annual deep clean! Open your windows and let that glorious spring breeze flush out the stale air from your apartment. Deep cleaning the kitchen can seem like a daunting task. Dividing it...
Apr 12 2019

Easter Events Near You

  Are you on the hunt for some family Easter activities near your Edmonton apartment? Here at Ayre & Oxford we know getting out to celebrate the holiday as a family is important, so we've found some great events for the whole...
Mar 21 2019

Explore: Edmonton Public Library

  Edmonton has many awesome attractions, including its public library. Libraries are about more than just reading. They're about bringing communities together. The Edmonton Public Library has 21 branches across the city, most of...
Mar 14 2019

March Break Stay-cation Ideas

  Save a little money and travel time this March Break, and have a stay-cation right in your own city! Ayre & Oxford have found some fun activities the whole family will enjoy close to your Edmonton apartment. Start your...
Feb 25 2019

Apartment Living 101: Kitchen Safety

  The kitchen is one of the most common rooms in an apartment for accidents. Be cautious while cooking and use Ayre & Oxford's kitchen safety tips.   Safety Precautions Cooks of all skill levels can have accidents,...
Feb 13 2019

Spotlight On: The Red Deer Canada Winter Games

  From February 15th to March 3rd, Red Deer will host the largest event held in Alberta since the 1988 Calgary Olympics: the Canada Winter Games! During these two weeks, Red Deer will host athletes from across Canada as they compete in...
Jan 15 2019

Best Winter Running Trails in Edmonton

  Running is excellent exercise and a great way to stay healthy. If you're looking into running to get fit or as a new hobby, Edmonton has a wonderful trail system that is perfect for runners. The many paved trails throughout the...
Dec 18 2018

New Year's Eve Events in Edmonton

  Celebrate the arrival of 2019 with your community! Ayre & Oxford has a great list of fun activities and events near your Edmonton apartment.   Countdown at the Conservatory Muttart Conservatory, 10am to...
Nov 27 2018

Holiday Events Near You

  We love the holidays, and we're excited to share our list of upcoming events this season with all of our residents!   Christmas Glow November 22, 2018 to January 19, 2019 at 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert Start a new...
Oct 19 2018

Explore: Shopping in Red Deer

  You never know what treasures you'll find when you shop in Red Deer!   Located halfway between Calgary and Edmonton, Red Deer is a vibrant city with sprawling green space, lively entertainment, and countless shopping...
Sep 12 2018

Explore: Edmonton Valley Zoo

  The Edmonton Valley Zoo is an intimate and interactive experience for people of all ages.    Located along the shores of the North Saskatchewan River, The Edmonton Valley Zoo is just minutes from many of our apartment...
Aug 2 2018

Apartment Living 101: Renter's Insurance

  A common question asked among renters is, "Do I really need renter's insurance?" The short answer is YES! If you're new to renting, or if you've never thought about getting insured before, Ayre & Oxford...
Jul 9 2018

Spotlight On: Edmonton West

  Edmonton West is a delightful community, with everything you need virtually at your doorstep. If you're new to the area, Ayre & Oxford invites you to explore the natural elements along with the amazing amenities and attractions...
Apr 30 2018

Apartment Living 101: Maintaining Your Home

At Ayre & Oxford, our apartment suites offer a comfortable carefree living experience. Before you sign a lease, your suite is inspected, painted, and any repairs are completed. But, to keep your living space in top condition, regular...
Apr 23 2018

Rainy Day Adventures in Edmonton

It's Spring, which is the bringer of rain! Instead of waiting for clear skies, put on your rainboots, get out of your apartment and explore the city of Edmonton. Pump up a rainy day by exercising your body and mind at Rock Jungle...
Feb 23 2018

Are You Ready to Upgrade Your Apartment?

There are many great reasons to upgrade to a bigger apartment!  Some can be obvious while others can come from a subtle change in your lifestyle. Think you need more space? Ayre & Oxford have three great reasons to upgrade your...
Dec 11 2017

Countdown to 2018 in Your Apartment!

Your apartment makes for a great gathering place for friends and family this New Years Eve! Even if you decide to have a quiet night in, Ayre & Oxford have some great ideas for celebrating the last night of the year.

Nov 20 2017

Support Local: Holiday Shopping!

Holiday shopping can be fun and rewarding, when you support local businesses! Here are three great reasons why shopping locally throughout Edmonton and Alberta can benefit you.

Sep 4 2017

Shop Downtown Edmonton

Shopping in Downtown Edmonton is an experience not to be missed! Let Ayre and Oxford be your guide as we explore the best shopping throughout downtown Edmonton.

Aug 28 2017

Apartment Living 101: Prepping for a Trip!

Preparing to take a trip is fun and exciting! Getting lost in dreaming of white, sandy beaches, exploring ancient ruins or visiting family across the pond is the best part of anticipating an upcoming trip! 

Aug 15 2017

Spotlight On: Leduc, Alberta

Leduc is a friendly city with strong community ties and a deep connection with nature. If you're new to the city, Ayre & Oxford invites you to explore the many nature features and fun attractions throughout the city.

Jul 28 2017

Why Vacation when you can Staycation in Edmonton!

Vacations are overrated... Why not plan a Staycation in Edmonton? A staycation is when you vacation in your own city and visit nearby attractions instead of travelling abroad. Many people choose this option because it's inexpensive, easy to plan, and relatively stress free.

Jul 18 2017

Daytrippin' in Alberta

We're almost halfway through Summer! Don't let the whole season go by without visiting some of the best vacation spots in our neck of the woods

May 24 2017

Spotlight On: Red Deer, Alberta

As the third largest city in Alberta, Red Deer is lush with exciting activities, places to explore and nature to enjoy! If you are new to the area, Ayre & Oxford invites you to explore all this great city has to offer.

Apr 24 2017

Apartment Living 101: Recycling

Recycling your waste is a great way to help the environment and reduce what goes into the landfills. There are lots of ways to recycle while living in an apartment, even if your building doesn't offer a recycling program. At Ayre & Oxford Inc., we encourage recycling and have a few clever ideas to help.

Apr 18 2017

Did you miss Earth Hour? Ways to help climate change all year.

Earth Hour is a campaign designed to call attention to the effects of climate change. This year, Earth Hour took place on Saturday March 25th and was the biggest to date. If you missed it, don't worry, we have some fantastic suggestions that can help you reduce your carbon footprint while living in an apartment.

Mar 28 2017

First Apartment Checklist

Moving out on your own is an exciting time! There are so many things to think about and prepare for! Here at Ayre & Oxford Inc., we've put together a list of must have items to help you prepare for your big move.

Feb 27 2017

Make your Apartment Instaworthy

Are you striving for an Instagram worthy apartment? Whether you have just moved in or looking for a décor change, Ayre & Oxford wants to help you up your Insta-game!

Jan 30 2017

10 Essential Items for Your Bachelor Apartment

Do you love your bachelor apartment but aren't loving the tight storage space? These 10 essential items will help make your bachelor apartment feel bigger and function better.   Multi-functional furniture can work wonders for...
Jan 25 2017

Apartment Hunting 101

When it's time to look for your first apartment or time to find for a new one, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Here at Ayre & Oxford, we have all the information you need to think about when it's time to hunt for your...
Dec 19 2016

Space Saving Solutions for Small Apartments

It can be a challenge to stay organized while living in an apartment, and nearly impossible when you're short on space! Fear not - Ayre & Oxford is here to help with some great space saving solutions for each room in your apartment...
Nov 23 2016

How to Handle a Difficult Apartment Neighbour

Living in an apartment gives you freedom that you can't find living anywhere else. But, even with the best living arrangements, there is a chance that you could find yourself next door to a nuisance neighbour. As with any home, you...
Oct 31 2016

De-Clutter Your Apartment!

We all say it: "I might need that later." But, if you have decided it's time to de-clutter your apartment, then Ayre & Oxford has a few simple tips to help you succeed.

Oct 21 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know 1 in 8 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer? Cancer isn't something that happens to 'someone else', it can happen to you. While October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's important to know...
Oct 13 2016

Holiday Entertaining in Your Apartment

Hosting Holiday dinners in your apartment can sometimes be tough.

With limited space and maximum family members, it takes creative thinking to use the areas you have to your advantage!

Sep 30 2016

Welcome to Our New Website!

Here at Ayre & Oxford, we're happy to share with you our brand new website!

Along with a refreshed look, we have new features that both residents and residents-to-be will find convenient and easy.