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Canada’s Rental Crisis affects Transferees and Assignees

Canada’s rental housing market is bad and getting worse.  While there are some parts of the country that are more challenged than others, it is pretty much true that the rental housing market is the worst it has ever been. Some markets are especially bad — Halifax, Vancouver and K-W/Guelph.  Aside from a couple of Prairie towns, Canada is starved for affordable housing, with vacancy rates tipping under 1%.  Anyone looking in that sweet spot range from $1000 – $2000 is fighting against everyone else.   

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Finding out if the employee occupation requires a license

When your employee is moving abroad, it is important to have all the information about the paperwork that is related to the profession and licenses. Frequently, for the assignment or relocation to be successful, the employee’s spouse will want to work in the new country.  So,  any information related to hasten them to the point of successful job application is always a key for the adaptation process.

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RMC’s – the liquidity that a relocation needs

While it is obvious that a relocation company’s primary objective is to assist corporations with the relocation of their employees or recruits from one job location to another, acting as a banker is not always considered a function of a relocation company.  In fact, accounting departments are the underappreciated backbone of relocation.

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The Moving Industry wasn’t built for Small Relocations

In Business Relocation, Household goods’ moves come in all shapes and sizes, but the average size of shipments is on the decline. This is largely being driven by the fact that Millennials and Gen-Zers are making up a larger and larger portion of total relocations, and these demographics simply don’t have as much stuff as their historical counterparts.

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