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7 Reasons To Move To Kelowna, British Columbia

By | November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Located in the stunning Okanagan Valley, Kelowna, British Columbia is a place that anyone would be proud to call home. The diverse neighbourhoods are filled with exciting activities, incredible views, delicious food, and of course, there are some of the best vineyards in the country.

City Profile

Population: 134,234

Median cost of a home: $638,667

Top three neighbourhoods: Upper Mission, Kettle Valley, Lower Mission

Median household income: $94,629

Unemployment rate: 7.4%

Days per year with rain or snow: 137

Whether you’re looking to relocate due to your work or lifestyle,

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The 8 Best Canadian Cities For Families in 2018

By | November 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

There’s no denying Canadians are some of the most friendly people in the world. Canada is filled with awe-inspiring national parks, pristine coastlines, a diversity of cuisine, and many outdoor-focused adventures. When moving with your family, you want to live somewhere with affordable childcare, a good educational system, the right amenities, access to top-notch healthcare, and of course to be somewhere you can build a beautiful home and community.  

We put together a list of the best eight Canadian cities for families in 2018 to help you decide where you may want to settle with

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7 Cities On The East Coast Of Canada That You Need To Visit

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Canada is a country known for its incredible vistas, small cities full of charm, and big cities boasting an array of things to do and sights to see. If you’re looking to plan a short trip to a city on the East Coast, the options are endless. From calm and charming spots to destinations with so endless festivals and events, there’s something for everyone in this part of the country.

Check out this list of seven East Coast cities in Canada that you need to visit.

1. Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

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6 Things To Do When You Retire in Victoria

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We’re all working hard day in and day out to make it to the day where we can finally sit back and relax. Choosing your retirement destination should take some time and plenty of consideration, but we can definitely tell you we have moved many retirees to Victoria, and it’s a great city. Living in Victoria has its perks, and If you do end up choosing Victoria as your place of peace and bliss, here are 6 things to do when you retire in Victoria.

1. Visit the Art Gallery

art gallery Africa Studio/Shutterstock

This

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5 Things to Know Before Buying A Home in 2018

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Was one of your goals this year to purchase a home? You still have six months to do it, but you definitely need to read this. We’re going to provide you with a few tips that will help you achieve your goal this year. Here are 5 things to know before buying home in 2018.

1. Keep an eye on the condo market

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Big market cities like Toronto and Vancouver have seen home prices consistently rise over the last five years and it has made it extremely difficult

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TOP CALGARY LONG DISTANCE MOVER JOINS THE TEAM

By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

We are pleased to welcome Nibia Movers in Calgary to our van line agency.  Nibia,  www.nibiamovers.com is a top Calgary long distance mover and was voted best mover of the year for 2017 by Homestars in both Calgary and Vancouver.

Nibia Movers also provides professional local moving in Calgary is rated as one of the best long distance movers in Calgary and Vancouver.  Nibia has storage in Calgary available for all your storage and warehousing needs; and is also a

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Welcome to our blog

Our blog is a little different than most company blogs. We've made all of these posts with the intention of providing value to you before, during and after moving. This means giving you rundowns on local dining, parks, and neighborhoods.