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 with 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.


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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.

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Real Estate, Mortgage & Relocation News and Announcements

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

Royal LePage forecasting 3% decline in Calgary house prices in 2016

(News Posted:01/15/2016)

AB: Calgary home prices remained stable during the fourth quarter of 2015 and will experience only a small decline this year despite the city’s challenged economy, Royal LePage said in a local market outlook released Wednesday.
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Expectations of Bank of Canada rate cut grow

(News Posted:01/15/2016)

Canada: The odds that the Bank of Canada will lower its key interest rate next week are rising as some of the country's big banks join the growing chorus predicting a cut. The Bank of Montreal updated its forecast Thursday to predict the central bank will cut its key interest rate next Wednesday when it releases its updated forecast for the economy.
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Canada housing starts slow in December

(News Posted:01/12/2016)

Canada: The pace of home starts fell 18 percent in December, the biggest one-month drop in three years, as developers put a chill on new Toronto condominium developments during the month, Ottawa-based Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp. said Monday. The drop in December capped what was largely a strong year for the industry, with housing starts reaching their highest levels since 2012. Those gains were driven by a surge in Toronto condo construction that has even raised concerns developers in Canada’s biggest city may be overbuilding.
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Housing market risk 'high' in Toronto, Winnipeg and Regina, CMHC says

(News Posted:08/13/2015)

ON,MB, SK: Housing market risk 'high' in Toronto, Winnipeg and Regina, CMHC says. The housing agency looks at market conditions in 15 major housing markets across the country. While most markets get a low or moderate risk in the CMHC's eyes, the agency singled out Regina, Winnipeg and Toronto for being in a possible danger zone.
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Windsor ranks among top three Canadian cities for real estate investors

(News Posted:06/20/2015)

Canada: A new report calls Windsor the third best city in Canada for real estate investment returns — topping Toronto and Vancouver. Analysts at SpendTree, a Canadian start-up company, looked at residential investment returns for 34 Canadian markets between 2010 and 2015, considering both home appreciation and income potential from renting.
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Fed chair Yellen tells Canadian homeowners to watch out: Don Pittis

(News Posted:06/18/2015)

Canada: The financial analysts think they have it figured out. After listening to U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's speech and her wily answers to questions from reporters, the consensus seems to be that a rate rise is coming later this year — the first one probably in September
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Canada's housing boom sparks spinoff mini-booms

(News Posted:06/17/2015)

Canada: Canada’s housing boom is rippling through to related sectors, from renovations to gardening. As The Globe and Mail’s Tamsin McMahon reports, the latest statistics show home sales climbing in May to their highest in about five years, and average resale prices rising by more than 8 per cent over the course of a year.
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Low vacancy and low interest rates drive multi-family housing starts in Kelowna

(News Posted:05/27/2015)

Canada: Demand for new homes in the Kelowna area continues to be strong, especially for multi-family dwellings such as townhouses and condo units. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s spring 2015 outlook, the combination of a low vacancy rate and low interest rates is driving this year’s housing starts
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Canada housing agency softens outlook for starts for 2015, 2016

(News Posted:05/25/2015)

Canada: Canada's federal housing agency on Monday gave a cooler outlook for housing starts this year and next, saying that lower oil prices are contributing to differences across the country's regional markets.
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Canada faces looming housing crisis as one in five renters forced to pay 50% of income on home

(News Posted:05/19/2015)

Canada: The study says the long, steady decline in federal subsidies for social housing has left provinces, territories and municipalities struggling against market forces that are making it increasingly difficult for low- and modest-income renters.
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