Category Archives: Moving

New Data by RentSeeker Shows Cost of Housing in Canada and the U.S.

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With Donald Trump’s amazing victory in the 2016 U.S. Elections, Canada’s immigration website went down due to overwhelming traffic according to The Independent.

RentSeeker.ca – Canada’s largest real estate search website and apartment finder, which provides real estate marketing services for most of Canada’s largest Landlords and REIT’s and also publishes real estate data which is used by economists, journalists, government, and media outlets, published a NEW INFOGRAPHIC today showing…

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Rent or Buy? This New Rent vs. Buy Calculator Will Help You Decide

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Is it better to rent or buy? This is one of the most common financial questions Canadian consumers have to deal with at some point. From millennials who typically begin their careers while renting, to families who are looking to live “the Canadian dream” of home ownership.

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Canadian Etsy Home Decor Shops That Will Help You Deck Out Your New Apartment

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One of the most exciting parts of moving in to a new apartment is getting to decorate everything exactly how you want it. The empty rooms are screaming out for your aesthetic touch and it’s time to put your creativity and style to work.

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20 Amazing Things to Know About Ottawa

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Are you moving to Ottawa or visiting for the first time? The Capital of Canada has plenty to offer those looking for cultural sites, fantastic dining, and evening entertainment. The city is a fantastic place for families, young professionals, and students alike. Dive in to our list of things to do in this southern Ontario city.

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What’s the Median Rent across Canada and What Will That Get You

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When it feels like the Canadian dollar is becoming more and more like monopoly money everyday, there is — at least — good news on the horizon for renters.

Vacancy rates are going up in many metropolitan centres across the country and rent prices are remaining stable or dropping.

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20 Things You Need To Know If You’re Moving To Toronto

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Toronto is Ontario’s largest city. It’s a metropolis with incredible culture, a great nightlife, and tons of options for every renter. If you want to live in a diverse city that can offer shopping, entertainment, art hubs, and an urban lifestyle, Toronto is a fantastic bet. Here are some things to keep in mind before making the big move to T-Dot.

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Just Moved? Here Are Some Tips for Great Ways To Meet New Friends!

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Moving to a new neighbourhood can be tough, but moving to a completely new city (in an entirely different province, for that matter) is obviously so much tougher. When work, family, or relationships require us to pack up our things, relocate, and put down roots in a city or town far from home, we have to do the hard work of building friendships all over again. And as adults with established histories, friendships, and professions, it’s often extremely difficult to reach out to strangers — once we reach a certain age, meeting new people and forming new adult bonds doesn’t come as naturally as it did when we were young.

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Moving To Canada? Read These Tips To Help You Find A New Apartment

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Unless you’re staying with family, finding a place to live will be one of your top concerns when you first make the move to Canada. Buying a house or condominium of your own might be out of reach in the early days, so like millions of other Canadians you’ll probably start looking to find a good rental apartment. Renting an apartment is a great way to get on your feet in your new country, and adjust to work, climate, culture, and other factors in a more relaxed environment. Moving To Canada? Read These Tips To Help You Find A New Apartment Read More

How To Make A New Rental Feel Like Home Sweet Home

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Unless you’ve done it dozens of times — and unless you’re the World’s Most Organized Person — moving into a new house or apartment is usually a stressful, expensive, and tiring experience. And while you might cover every last detail of the shuffle from Point A to Point B, sometimes that first night in a new place poses a different set of challenges. After your friends or the movers take off, you’ll find yourself in a very empty-feeling space, surrounded by towering piles of boxes and bare walls. At this point, it’s common to feel a bit stranded, a bit out of sorts and dazed, and a bit irritable — especially if you’re a student moving out for the first time, you’ve never lived alone, or you have young kids or pets just getting accustomed to a major change. How To Make A New Rental Feel Like Home Sweet Home Read More