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    Moving from one province to another – What you need to know!

    Moving can be overwhelming, with a seemingly endless list of things to worry about even if you are just going around the block.  Don’t know where to start?  For a handy list of activities and their timing, consult our Scheduler and just follow along. So if you are moving out of the province does that make it even harder? Not […]

  • Getting to Know Your New Neighbourhood

    Whether you are moving to a whole new city or just a new neighborhood, its never easy! The faster you get to know your new neighbourhood, the sooner you will feel at home again. There are a couple of ways you can get to know your new surroundings. Here are some of our favorites! Maps and guidebooks Although you might […]

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    How do I pack my belongings?

    Assuming you decided to pack your own belongings, this article will help you with a step-by-step plan to tackle this big step.  Careful planning and packing will save you time, money and potentially a lot of frustration. Step 1 – What stays and what goes? Decide what will move with you and what will stay behind.  There may be items […]

  • How To Find & Select a Real Estate Agent

    Are you searching for a new house? Are you unhappy with the real estate agent that you’ve used in the past? Are you moving to a new city and looking for another home?  We have all the tips you will need to help you find and select the real estate agent that is right for you and your needs. Here […]

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    How to Pack Liquids

    It can be tricky to transport liquids from your old location to your new one, so we’ve put together some helpful tips on how to safely pack them to ensure a smooth, risk-free transition. Be sure to read the tips and warnings at the bottom of the page if you are handling potentially dangerous or toxic liquids, such as bleach […]

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    Keeping your home cool

    If you don’t have air conditioning or if you just want to keep your electricity bill down this summer, here are some ways to battle the heat in your home. Curtains Keeping your curtains closed, especially during mid day hours, keeps the hot sun out and the cool air inside.  Make sure that you close them before leaving for work […]

  • Land Transfer Taxes In Manitoba

    Land Transfer Taxes (LTT) are provincial taxes levied on the exchange of real estate, and are the responsibility of the purchaser. Usually the LTT is a percentage of the property value.  All provinces have a land transfer tax except Alberta and Saskatchewan (who instead levy a much smaller fee). Note that Ontario, Toronto, B.C. and PEI there are LTT rebates […]

  • Renting in Yukon

    Do I need to sign a lease or tenancy agreement? No, it may be written or oral, express or implied. However, where a tenancy agreement in writing is executed by a tenant and delivered to the landlord, the latter shall ensure that a fully executed duplicate original copy of the tenancy agreement is delivered to the tenant within 21 days. […]

  • Moving With Younger Children

    Together with tips and checklists, this article has been written to help facilitate moving with preschoolers and younger children including: How to tell younger children about the move What reactions you can expect from them What can your child do to help and be actively involved Packing and moving day to-do lists An earlier article, ‘’Moving with children’’ provides general […]

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    Use ”Expense Tracker” Tool to Budget for Your Move

    You may want to move, you may have to move.  Either way there are costs associated with a move.  The costs will vary depending on whether you are ”doing it yourself” or moving with professionals, whether you are moving locally or across the country, and whether you are moving alone or with a family.  This list will help you determine […]

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