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Moving? Find out how location impacts the cost of your insurance

Moving is a big change with lots of things to consider. Before you even get to the task of scheduling movers and packing all your things, you’ll need to decide where it is you’re moving to. Whether it’s finding the perfect family-friendly neighborhood or moving to a new city for work, location is likely the most important choice you’ll make.

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What Is the Best Season to Move in Canada?

Moving is a big step, and one you shouldn’t take lightly. Not only does it usually entail uprooting your whole life and adapting to completely new surroundings, but it can be a logistical nightmare; especially if you’ve never done it before.

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How to load your moving truck or trailer?

If you’re moving, one of steps will be packing your belongings into the vehicle you’ve rented. Loading your vehicle right takes proper planning. This article covers some key things to keep in mind when loading your trailer or truck to make sure your move goes off without a hitch.

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How to insure yourself against damage during a move

Moving is complicated at the best of times. Add to that the risk of things breaking during the move, and it can be a lot to deal with! But if you follow some good advice, make sure you have home insurance, and know your rights, you can reduce the risk of damage and limit your repair costs.

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Discover a Better Way to Move and Store Your Stuff

When you think about “moving” and “storage”, what images and associations instantly come to mind? Perhaps flashbacks to a previous move that was just way too much effort? Maybe a dingy, damp self-storage unit? A U-Haul jampacked with your disorganized possessions?

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What Is the Cost of Moving?

Will you call in professionals or will you organize an activity with friends for your next move? If you are wondering what the expenses influencing the cost of moving are, read this for an informed choice.

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Moving tips

Moving to Ottawa – Where Should I Live?

What are the best neighbourhoods in Ottawa? Which neighbourhoods are suitable for families? Which neighbourhoods are suitable for young professionals? Which neighbourhoods are suitable for singles looking to explore a new area? Don’t fret!

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Moving to Victoria – Where Should I Live?

You have ever wondered how approximately 1 million people live in Victoria? Well, this “garden city” is an attractive tourism destination with over 3.5 million overnight visitors per year and a flourishing technology sector. Other thriving sectors include food, education and governmental services.

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How to change my address with NB Power?

NB Power is the main electrical utility in the province of New Brunswick that’s responsible for generating and distributing electricity. It is important to notify NB Power when changing addresses and move your service at your new location, to make sure you have electricity in your new home!

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The Difference Between Tenant and Homeowner Insurance

Did you know that almost 40% of Québec tenants do not have home insurance? Some of them mistakenly believe that if something happens they will be covered by their landlord’s insurance. This misconception can have regrettable consequences for tenants, particularly financial ones.

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New neighbours? How to get off on the right foot

You did it—the big move is finally over! Now that all the heavy lifting is behind you, you can take the time to get settled in your new apartment. You carefully selected your new home based on your wants and needs, but the one thing you can’t pick is your new neighbours. They’re just there. So how do you get off on the right foot with them? Here are some tips for a happy apartment community.

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Moving tips

Moving to the city made me see things differently.

Moving season is at its busiest right now. Some of you may have started packing your boxes, while others are already painting the walls of your new residence. In any case, lots of people will be discovering their new neighbourhoods this summer, as July is the most popular month for moving in Canada.

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