Highland Worldwide’s 2013 forecast for British Columbia

Welcome to 2013!  We hope you had a relaxing – if that is even possible – holiday season.  What can we say about 2012?  It was a year of ups and downs – downs for many of us.  Real estate markets nationwide struggled, although there were tiny pockets of upswing.  Many prospective buyers opted to… Read more »

Buying a house during the holiday season?

The holidays are stressful; there’s no denying that.  In order to deal with the stress of gift giving and relative seeing, many families take the “time” off, focusing on day-to-day activities.  From Thanksgiving all the way into the New Year, people throw up their hands and declare, “Enough is enough!” Suffice to say, the real… Read more »

Staying positive through the B.C. provincial deficit

A budget deficit of $1.5 billion for the 2012-13 fiscal year?  Absolute insanity!  Needless to say, times are rough.  Economies worldwide are taking a hit and B.C. is no different. Andrew Duffy of Times Colonist writes, “Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the government is working to control government spending to mitigate the effects of… Read more »

Tips for Selling a Home

If you need a moving company, that might mean that you’re moving to a new home. If that’s the case, then you’ll need to sell your old home. And for anyone who’s gone through that process before, you know that it’s not always an easy thing to do. So, here are some tips to help… Read more »

3 Ways to Evade Post-Move Depression

It’s easy to finish a big move and feel a little down, especially if it involved moving internationally. Yes, you just accomplished something huge, you unpacked, the kids are off at school or daycare and you’re settled in. But, in some ways you’re not settled in at all. So, you need something to make you… Read more »

Relocation Means You have to Find a New Job

If you want to move any long distance, whether to another city, state, province or country, every person encounters the same problem: the new job. Those of us who move because of a new job opportunity don’t need to worry about finding work; however, we do need to worry about the job itself. Even if… Read more »