Moving to the Island

Moving to the Island

If you thought moving across town was complicated and stressful, then you have never moved by ferry. As the Vancouver mainland becomes increasingly populated and expensive, cheaper surrounding areas like Victoria will seem more ideal. Many of this is due to shifting job conditions, and desire to start families in less dense areas. Today, we … Read more Moving to the Island

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Moving With Children: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

There are numerous mistakes and challenges that can make an upcoming move excessively difficult. Common challenges include: finding the right movers, renting a truck, packing, unpacking, weather and many more. However, the best moves are those that find a solution for every challenge in a timely and organized manner. Among those challenges are moving with … Read more Moving With Children: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

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Things to Know When Moving Into an Older Wood-Frame Apartment

With summer around the corner, many people are gearing up to move into their new homes. However, a new home doesn’t always mean a two-story house with a yard and picket fence! After all, city living forces us all to adapt to the various kinds of homes like: concrete condos, low-rise apartments, and townhomes. Each … Read more Things to Know When Moving Into an Older Wood-Frame Apartment

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4 Quick Tips to Unpack Into Your New Home Like a Pro

If you have moved into a new home before, you might have noticed that unpacking tends to feel like ages. In fact, one of the most overlooked features in a new move is the unpack phase. After all, it is relatively easy to pack away items into boxes. However, unpacking boxes generally takes the most … Read more 4 Quick Tips to Unpack Into Your New Home Like a Pro

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5 Easy Steps to Move during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s life, including employment, housing, and even moving. A common misconception is that many people may have opted-out from moving entirely which is completely false. Moving has indeed reduced, but it is still very much active. So how do people hoping to move navigate through these stressful times safely and … Read more 5 Easy Steps to Move during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moving Out of Province Checklist

Research your new city / neighbourhood If you’ve chosen to move out of province, it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting into and to plan accordingly. If you have children, you will want to look into schools near your home, or if you haven’t secured a job in that city yet, you may want … Read more Moving Out of Province Checklist

5 Storage Solutions for When You’re Downsizing Your Home

Economically, it can make a lot of sense deciding to move to a smaller home. If you live in a big city, you will understand how necessary it is to make the most of minimum square footage. For some tips and tricks on how to best maximize your smaller space, take a look at the … Read more 5 Storage Solutions for When You’re Downsizing Your Home

Protect Hardwood Floors During a Move

Hardwood floors can be a great selling point when purchasing or renting a new home. But as decorative and beautiful as they are, they can be quite delicate and easily damaged, especially during a move. We have compiled a list of helpful tips to keep your furniture from damaging your hardwood floors. 1. Lift, don’t … Read more Protect Hardwood Floors During a Move