Articles and resourcing for finding housing and accommodations in Canada.

What it really means to own a home in Canada

Purchasing your first home is a big step, so it’s important to learn as much as possible about homeownership before you start your search. There are numerous advantages to owning a property, but there are also many responsibilities and extra costs that come with the purchase. Here’s a breakdown of [...]

HousingJuly 5, 2021

How to end your tenancy early

Finding your first home in Canada is exciting, but what happens if you need to end your tenancy early? There can be many reasons to want out of a lease, from landing a new job, to family emergencies, or health concerns. However, if you’ve signed a lease, it’s not as [...]

HousingJune 15, 2021

Types of Housing in Canada

So, you’re looking for a home in Canada? Finding a place to call home is one of the first items to check off your to-do list as a newcomer. Luckily, Canada has a large variety of housing options. Your ultimate choice will depend on your budget, your location, and the [...]

HousingMay 31, 2021

Furnishing your home as a newcomer in Canada

Finding a place to live in a new country can be a challenging and exhausting process. Add to it the task of furnishing and making it “livable,” and things could start to get stressful especially if you are unaware of various retailers, their price points, or other options where you [...]

HousingMay 25, 2021

Questions to ask a landlord or realtor before you rent

Whether you’re a first-time renter or a veteran tenant, the process of renting a place in a new country can make you anxious, especially if you’re not completely familiar with the local norms and guidelines. In major Canadian cities, finding a place to rent without credit history can be a [...]

HousingApril 1, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Vancouver

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 30, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Edmonton

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 29, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Ottawa

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 25, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Calgary

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

HousingMarch 23, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Montreal

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system (if you have children), and find [...]

HousingMarch 22, 2021

How to find budget accommodation in Toronto and the GTA

For many newcomers, finding accommodation is one of the most important tasks you need to attend to once you arrive in Canada. Having secure and comfortable long-term accommodation gives you a base to settle as you begin your job search, navigate the school system, and find a home. Accommodation-related costs [...]

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