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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

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

We are pleased to welcome Nibia Movers in Calgary to our van line agency.  Nibia, 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


Five Calgary Neighbourhoods to Look at Moving to in 2018

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Are you looking to move to Calgary? It is one of the best cities in Alberta to live in. The city has been going through a bit of a rough patch the last couple of years, but Canadian economists are optimistic that the Calgary market is on the rise. Its rise should see it compete with large luxury markets like Toronto and Vancouver. You might want to start looking into the Calgary market and when you here are five Calgary neighbourhoods to look at moving to in 2018.

1. Kingsland

Average home price: $522,587


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2017 – 27th Anniversary Contest Winner

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to announce that the winner of our 27th Anniversary Contest winner and a sweet $2700 is Roland Siem.

We managed to track down Roland and his wife early in January and he just happened to be in Florida on holidays and sent us this picture from the beach. Roland moved from Vancouver to Ottawa in May of 2017. Roland stated “That’s a great surprise and unexpected good news we can definitely use”.

Congratulations Roland we hope the cash comes in handy in 2018!

New Years Eve Celebrations You Can’t Miss

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

It is almost time to roll over the calendar and step into the year 2018. And what better way to ring in the new year than with a party. Here is a look at some New Years Eve celebrations you can’t miss.

5. Montreal, Quebec

You’ll need to get your tickets early in the year if you plan to ring in the new year at L’Olympia de Montreal. Get ready to party with 2500 other people and dance yourself all the way into the new year.

4. Vancouver, British Columbia

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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.