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May 07, 2021 | Barb Livingstone

Moving month: how to choose a mover and avoid common scams

May is national "Moving Month," which comes during a busy spring for the Calgary housing market, with record homes sales so far this year.

All those home sales mean lots of people on the move. Unfortunately, there are always epic tales circulating about bad moving experiences, including damaged or missing items, bloated costs and even home furnishings held hostage.

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March 15, 2021 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Under the right circumstances, moving a house can be a win-win for buyers and sellers

Now and then, Calgarians going for a morning walk in their community are stunned to discover that a house on their street has disappeared overnight.

No, the house wasn't whisked away by a tornado like in The Wizard of Oz – it's all part of a a way to "recycle" homes that ends up benefiting landowners in two locations.
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May 08, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl

COVID-19 complicates the moving process, but Calgarians in transit still have options

A pandemic might seem like a bad time to move, but for some people it's a necessity.

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July 18, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Thinking inside the box

Six tips for a stress-free moving day

As exciting as it is to buy a home, it also brings with it the reality of moving day, and the hassles that come along with that process.

To take the guess work out of the big move, we talked to the experts to get their tips for planning a stress-free move: Barry Byman, sales manager and partner with AMJ Campbell International in Calgary, and Vince Kirton, regional manager with Sentinel Storage.
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July 18, 2018 | Donna Balzer

Packing up plants

How to take pieces of your garden with you when you move

If you want to move your entire garden when you sell your home, think again. First, it's illegal, and second, plants ripped out randomly in summer wilt and die unless pampered.

But what if you have a sentimental piece of grandma's peony, a special perennial plant or a friend's perfect poppy? Taking bits and pieces of your garden with you without changing the look of the yard is possible with these tips:
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June 06, 2014 | CREBNow

McHugh on the move

One of Calgary's oldest homes is headed to a new home on Sunday.

Built in 1896, and located at 110 18th Ave., McHugh House, is one of the 10 oldest homes in the city. Donated to the City by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary, the home is being moved to Humpy Hollow Park at the corner of 17th Avenue and Centre Street.


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