How and Where to Start
The success of any move is governed by the planning and preparation that goes
into it. Plan well and then follow the plan.
You may find it useful to purchase a notebook to record information about your
move. You will want to keep track of things like phone numbers of the movers,
dates, times and decisions made.
Be aware that Revenue Canada allows moving expenses as tax deductions in some
situations. If you
qualify to deduct these expenses, you should get an envelope to start
collecting your receipts. It is wise to keep these receipts with your moving
If you are moving to different province, you may need to investigate differences
in insurance policies for your home, vehicles and health.
Have a garage sale to clear out unused items. The rule of thumb is if you
havent used it in the last 12 months, you probably wont miss it.
On the flip side, it is often the case that the money generated from a garage
sale makes it hardly worth the effort or time required to put one on. You
should consider donating any surplus items to charity.
We provide a complete Packing Service to
handle all your belongings. If you are doing your own packing, consult
our Packing Tips section for some helpful hints.
If you have some flexibility in your moving date, we have some
suggestions for determining the best moving date.