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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|

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

The Best Provinces For Job Creation

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Job creation is always something that instantly attracts someone to a new city. If you are considering making a move in the new year this is definitely a statistic you should be interested in. Here is a look at the best provinces for job creation in Canada.



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It’s Time To Move To Surrey

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

More often than not, when people think about moving to the province of British Columbia, their first thought is usually Vancouver. It’s kind of hard to escape it, Vancouver is one of the most popular cities in the world, why wouldn’t you want to live there? A recent report from the Real Estate Investment Network ranks the top ten cities to buy real estate in B.C. Contrary to popular belief, Vancouver was not number one on the list, it actually came in as number ten. The number one city on the list was Surrey, just like it was in 2014, the last

What Does $1500 Rent For You Across Canada?

By | November 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|


Everyone wants to be a homeowner, but it has become kind of tough for young adults to do that in major Canadian cities. Prices continue to rise in these cities, so many people are forced to be in the rental market. Let’s take a look at what $1500 a month will rent for you in major Canadian cities.


Halifax is a great city to live in on the east coast of Canada. It’s not as large as some of the big name cities on this list, but you are sure to be a part of a great community of people when you’re

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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.