Moving In Canada: Complete Guide to neighbourhoods and buying a home!



Owning your own home isevery family's Canadian Dream. Moving In Canada is designed to help people choose a neighbourhood (starting with the City List at right), then find a local realtor, home and mover, buy and sell your home, move your household, make the trip, and get settled in. We even have information to help you immigrate and move to Canada

Moving is now as simple as 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

1.
Pick a city

Start wtih either:
Cities List
Provinces Map and begin exploring options.

Review MLS listings

2.
Select a neighbourhood

View info & maps about schools, shopping, recreation and homes.

3.
Pick a realtor

Find the perfect home

Use the local search for realtors, buiders, or FSBO services

4.
Pick a mover

and make the move

Use the local search for movers. Check the Moving Hotlist for key utilities contacts.

Moving is now as simple as 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

1.
Pick a City


Cities List

Provinces Map

2.
Pick a neighbourhood

View info about schools, shopping, recreation and homes. Check the MLS listings links

3.
Pick a realtor

Use the local search for realtors, buiders, or FSBO services, to find the perfect home

4.
Pick a mover

Use the local search for movers & make the move. Check the Moving Hotlist for key utilities contacts.


Jump to Search, Cities & Provinces

Owning your own home is every family's Canadian Dream. Moving In Canada is designed to help people choose a neighbourhood (starting with the City List at right), then find a local realtor, home and mover, buy and sell your home, move your household, make the trip, and get settled in. We even have information to help you immigrate and move to Canada

Once you have looked at your community, and reviewed our info about specific neighbourhoods, you can now get down to the "nitty gritty" of home shopping, taking advantage of the professional services of a local realtor, do doing some legwork yourself using "FSBO" (for sale by owner) resources. And once you have found a home, you can plan your move & movers, whether across the street, across town or across Canada.

Whether moving in your community, city, province, we've got COAST-TO-COAST Moving information & tips. We have lots of information about the drive there, usually along the Trans-Canada Highway.


Submit your community information

Community Economic Development Offices: Pleased add your community profile to this website, via the Feedback Form, and we will be in touch with you.

Submissions should include information equivalent to the info we have written for other communities and neighbourhoods, and include these headings: Overview (history, transportation, industries),
Shopping (key malls and shopping districts in-town and nearby),
Schools (K-12, libraries, post secondary access),
Recreation (competitive sports, participatory sports, arts, other attractions),
Homes (types and ratios, rough price ranges). Include key town web links (city hall, tourism office, economic development agency) as a URL without any HTML coding.


Also, see the web marketing tips on our blog at http://blog.foundlocally.com/default.asp?Display=55

Real Estate, Mortgage & Relocation News and Announcements

Here are the most recent news stories posted for Moving In Canada:

Bank of Canada says debt and overvalued house prices remain biggest risk to economy

(News Posted:12/10/2014)

Canada: The bank reckons house prices today could be as much as 30 per cent overvalued today. The bank says it's about 95 per cent sure that house prices have been overvalued by an average of about 10 per cent since 2007.
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Salmon Arm gets a new bridge plan

(News Posted:11/05/2014)

AB: The ministry redesign would accommodate a new bridge over the Salmon River as well as four-laning.
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Sudbury Housing starts on the rise

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

ON: According to preliminary data released Thursday by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, there were 82 housing starts in the Greater Sudbury Census Metropolitan Area in July, up from 35 last July. Forty-seven of the 82 starts were condominium units, or 57% of all activity in the month.
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Victoria housing starts drop 34 percent

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

BC: There were 150 total housing starts last month, a 34 per cent drop from the 229 in July 2011. Year-todate, there have been 837 total starts, down 14 per cent from the 973 through the first seven months of last year
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Calgary Housing starts spike

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

AB: Last month, 734 units broke ground in Calgary, up 40 per cent on the 526 starts in July 2011, reports the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
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Housing starts up in the St. John's area

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

NL: July’s housing starts totalled 276 units throughout the St. John’s area compared to 258 units in July 2011. Year-to-date starts are up 13 per cent to 1,207 units.
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Regina Housing starts double 2011 pace

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

SK: According to the CMHC's monthly survey of residential construction, 1,688 housing units have been started in since Jan., compared to 847 in the same time period in 2011. Housing starts for the month of July reached 263, 116 more than in July 2011. The year-to-date number of housing starts in 2012 is quickly approaching the total number of housing starts - 1,694 - for all of 2011.
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Edmonton housing starts surge

(News Posted:08/10/2012)

AB: Jobs and newcomers are boosting home construction in the Edmonton region to levels not seen since the early 2000s, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Housing starts in the Edmonton census metropolitan area for July surged to 1,435, up from 1,034 in July 2011.
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Canada July Housing Starts Slow as Builders Pare Back Condos

(News Posted:08/09/2012)

Canada: Canadian housing starts fell more than expected in July on a decline in multiple-unit projects in British Columbia. Construction of new homes dropped 6.1 percent from June to a 208,500 seasonally adjusted annual pace, Ottawa-based Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp. said today. Canadian home prices will decline 10 percent over the next two to three years.
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Scotiabank Says Canada Housing Correction on the Horizon

(News Posted:08/08/2012)

Canada: Wall Street Journal: Economists from Bank of Nova Scotia are the latest to cast their lot in the camp forecasting a housing correction for Canada. They are projecting a decline in Canadian housing prices of roughly 10% over the next two to three years, with more pronounced declines set to hit the hot Toronto and Vancouver markets.
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