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  • Exchanging Gifts With Your Roommate

    Whether you have been living with your roommate for a while and are best friends or don’t know each other well at all, you should talk about gift giving! The last thing you want is for one of you to give a gift around the holidays and the other be embarrassingly empty handed. There are a couple of simple things […]

  • Renting in Ontario

    Do I need to sign a lease or tenancy agreement? No. However, if the tenancy agreement is not in writing, the tenant must be provided with written notice of the legal name and address of the landlord for the purpose of giving notice or delivering other documents. The landlord must provide the tenant with this information within 21 days after […]

  • What About Fido?

    You thought about Hydro, but what about Fido? You are on top of your move! Change of addresses sent, utilities notified, truck rented. But what about your furry sidekick? (or scaly, or slippery, or feathered?) By now, you’ve already checked the municipal by-laws, as well as any apartment / condo rules, to ensure your pet will be welcomed in your new home, […]

  • Renting in PEI

    Do I need to sign a lease or tenancy agreement? No. A verbal agreement can still be binding. However, where a written rental agreement exists, there are a number of requirements: The landlord must provide the tenant with a full copy of that agreement within 21 days of the date that the agreement was signed. If the landlord does not […]

  • Renting in Nunavut

    Do I need to sign a lease or tenancy agreement? No. A tenancy agreement may be written, verbal, or implied. A written tenancy agreement is recommended, but the law does not require it. Most landlords use written agreements. Types of rental periods, which determine how long you can stay in the apartment: Periodic Lease: the rental period can relate to […]

  • Expense Tracker

    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 […]

  • Cancelling My Lease in New Brunswick

    Leases are a binding contract between a tenant and a landlord and breaking a lease is a breach of this contract. Despite this breach, you may find yourself with a valid reason for needing to break your lease – such as moving to another city. If you are in this situation, we want to help you try to avoid – […]

  • Resolving Conflicts With Neighbours

    How to resolve conflicts effectively Whether you are living in a house, small complex or large apartment building, you will always have neighbours.  Good relationships with your neighbours can mean the difference between having someone reliable to pick up your mail while you are away and having to listen to music blare until the wee hours of the morning. When […]

  • Exchanging your driver’s license within Canada

    Is your next adventure taking you across provincial lines? If so, exchanging your driver’s license is an important thing to do. And not just for the sake of having a resident’s ID – it is a legal requirement. Fortunately, it is also a relatively simple thing to do as all provinces and territories recognize licenses issued elsewhere in Canada. This […]

  • How to Pack your Garage or Tool Shed

    Not sure how to pack your skis, hoses, brooms, and other garage items? Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you effectively tackle this important space before moving day. What You’ll Need Tape gun (a.k.a. adhesive transfer gun) Permanent marker 2 or 4 cubic foot cartons Plastic bins (for storing liquids) Wardrobe box (as needed) Preparing Read the tips and warnings […]