Category Archives: Moving

If Your Friends Are Helping You Move, Make It Easy On Them!

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If you’re not willing to dish out the big bucks for professional movers, you’ve got to turn to your friends and family members to give you a hand on moving day. Helping a pal lug boxes, bags, and furniture is all part of sharing a great friendship, but as with any social exchange, there are still right ways and wrong ways to go about it. If Your Friends Are Helping You Move, Make It Easy On Them! Read More

Checking Out A New Rental? Make Sure You Ask The Right Questions!

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Sometimes a new apartment can look so great, have the ideal location, and seem to fall right within our budgets that we let our excitement get the better of us. In our zeal to grab the ‘perfect’ place, we race to sign a lease and forget to ask the right questions. Checking Out A New Rental? Make Sure You Ask The Right Questions! Read More

Finding Your Perfect Rental Property In Calgary

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Western Canada epitomizes the Canadian spirit. The natural wonder of the landscapes and scenery are simply awe inspiring, filled with cold, snowy winters (perfect for snow sports) and bright and sunny summers, perfect for spending time outside. Whether it’s the Rockies or the Chinooks, Calgary is an amazingly unique city that is only growing in popularity. Finding Your Perfect Rental Property In Calgary Read More

Moving To Montreal? Get Acquainted With Canada’s Cultural Capital!

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So you’ve decided to move to Montreal — the largest, most famous, most bilingual city of Quebec and the second largest city in Canada. It’s a place packed with culture, rich history, quaint bistros and cafes and amazing food, a thriving nightlife, several vibrant universities, colourful neighbourhoods, international festivals, and beautiful parks and vistas stretched across 19 distinct boroughs (or arrondisements). Moving To Montreal? Get Acquainted With Canada’s Cultural Capital! Read More

Moving Into Your First Apartment

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We know it’s still summer and you’re probably not worrying about how everything will fall into place come September when you need to head off to college or university. But trust us when we say that looking for a place to live should be on top of your to-do list, despite the fact that it’s still July. In particular, students who are moving into their own apartment for the very first time probably have a lot of questions: Moving Into Your First Apartment Read More

Smooth Moving with Kids and Pets

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Dreading your upcoming move to your new rental apartment because you just don’t know how you’ll handle the added stress of calming the anxieties of your children and entertaining your pets? Don’t fret! According to the AACAP, with the proper attention from parents moving can be a positive growth experience for children, leading to increased self-confidence and interpersonal skills. There are a number of ways to keep everyone calm, cool and collected before and during moving day. Smooth Moving with Kids and Pets Read More

Size Matters: Deciding Which Apartment Layout is Right for You

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One bedroom, two bedroom, three bedroom…or more? What about dens, enclosed balconies and extra bathrooms? With so many apartment sizes to choose from these days, it can be difficult to determine which one is best for you. But with our handy guide, you will be able to choose the perfect apartment to suit your lifestyle. Size Matters: Deciding Which Apartment Layout is Right for You Read More

Tips for Moving Apartments in the Winter

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Moving is a fact of life, and we sometimes must do it during the winter months. There are a few extra steps you will need to take when moving apartments in the winter that you would not have to do during other seasons. Depending on where you live in the Great White North, the average temperature in January can range anywhere from 0C to -31C according to the Weather Network, so it is best to be prepared! Tips for Moving Apartments in the Winter Read More

Apartment Living and Security

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With burglary accounting for a chunk of all property crime, make sure to protect yourself and your apartment building from becoming a target.

If you are like many people, you may not consider your personal apartment security to be very important. After all, you are only one apartment in a building full of units. So why would you need to worry about burglary? However, recent statistics reported by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation show that burglary accounts of 22% of all property crime. So how do you prevent yourself from becoming just another statistic? Apartment Living and Security Read More

RentSeeker.ca Apartments for Rent Furnished vs. Unfurnished

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One of the most challenging and intriguing problems that face potential short term renters is deciding on the type of apartment they want to rent.

One consistent area of interest we often hear feedback from is the choice option between furnished and un-furnished apartment rentals. The sacrifice or trade-off between quality and cost could make the decision making process somewhat intriguing.   If you’ve been shopping around for furnished apartments in Toronto on RentSeeker.ca, or in any city in Canada, you probably will have noticed that the asking price for one is more then then unfurnished apartments. RentSeeker.ca Apartments for Rent Furnished vs. Unfurnished Read More