How to Prepare Your Self Storage Unit for a Quick Move This Spring

House prices in Ontario are rising at a staggering rate. A recent report from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) forecasts that the average price of a home in the province will climb to a staggering $855,218 this year, an unheard of 21.2 percent higher than 2020. Just take a look at this house in Toronto, for example. The semi-detached …

Tips for Staging Your Home For Sale

Pro Tips: Do’s & Don’ts of Home Staging

As we head towards spring, not only is the busiest gardening season ahead of us, but also the busiest real estate month. May is historically the month with the highest number of home sales in Canada, as people wanting to make a move see the spring and summer as the optimum time. Homes look more attractive surrounded by fresh green …

Mobile Storage Container Ontario

Contactless Moving During The Pandemic

Moving is a fact of life, pandemic or not. And for many people, relocating permanently to central Ontario is a choice destination, as work from home trends continue to be high. But, moving during a national health crisis is not without some challenges. The moving industry is considered an essential service and moving companies have been doing their utmost to …

Mobile Portable Storage

How a Portable Storage Container Helps You Move

Despite the 2020 pandemic, real estate in Ontario continues to increase in value as demand remains strong in many communities. One trend was people relocating from cities to smaller communities and even rural properties. This was influenced by the larger shift to remote working that many companies implemented during the year. So with an active real estate market likely to …

Portable Storage Containers

Tips For Packing a Mobile Storage Container

Portable storage units or mobile self-storage containers have been around for residential use for about 20 years. The are reusable, wind and water tight and primarily made out of steel or composite and wood options. The market for portable storage containers is experiencing rapid growth. Traditionally people had 2 options when they needed to move houses. They either paid for …

Moving? How Staging Can Help Get a Quick Sale.

March and April were cold months, not only the weather but also for the real estate market. Traditionally spring is a great time to buy and sell real estate but this year is a challenge, with Covid causing many people to put off making a transaction. There are signs that this is changing as ‘phase one’ ending of lockdown takes …