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Key Facts to Know if you’re Moving to Chilliwack BC

The City of Chilliwack is located south of the Fraser River in the Fraser Valley, about 100 km east of the City of Vancouver.

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Population:
84,000 (2011 Census). Chilliwack’s mild climate with limited extremes provides good growing conditions for a wide variety of crops and agricultural products. When averaged from 1981 to 2010, Chilliwack had the warmest mean temperature for any city in Canada. Precipitation falls mostly as rain, with snow limited to the surrounding mountains.

Housing. In 2008 City of Chilliwack developed its Affordable Housing Strategy, which recognizes housing as a key element in a sustainable community. The goal is to improve the availability of affordable and accessible housing choices for all existing and future residents. Read more.

Things to Do and Living.

People choose to live in Chilliwack because of its low tax rates, relatively affordable housing costs and exceptional quality of life.

There are many outdoor activities in Chilliwack, including hiking, horseback riding, biking, camping, fishing, and golf.

Here are some suggestions for things to do in Chilliwack BC: http://www.tourismchilliwack.com/

And here’s a quick video for you to get a bit more familiar with living in Chilliwack BC:



Economy & Employment.

Chilliwack belongs to the Lower Mainland-Southwest economic region. Competitive costs and fast permit approvals, combined with a growing economy and good quality of life, make Chilliwack one of the best places in British Columbia to both reside and open a business.

Chilliwack’s service and retail sectors account for approximately 50% of GDP. Other growing industries include manufacturing accounting for 13%, construction at 8% and agriculture and forestry at 5% of Chilliwack’s GDP.

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Key Facts and Tips for Moving to Burnaby BC

Located east of Vancouver, Burnaby is the third-largest city in British Columbia. Like Vancouver, Burnaby is a diverse multicultural city.

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Population
of Burnaby was estimated as 223,218 in 2011 Census. The climate of Burnaby is mild, and generally warm and temperate. The rain falls mostly in the winter, with relatively little rain in the summer. The average annual temperature is 10.0 °C.

Housing.
Recent studies indicate that Burnaby is the third most expensive city to buy a home in Canada behind Vancouver, BC and Richmond, BC. Single family homes typically cost close to the million dollar mark with townhomes roughly half the price at just over $500,000. Condos typically sell in the $350,000 range. Average monthly home rental costs in Burnaby range from roughly $1,000 to $1,200 for a one bedroom apartment, and up to $2,000 to $2,500 for a three bedroom apartment.

Things to Do. Burnaby has a lot to offer both visitors and residents, with family-friendly cultural activities and events, wide green spaces, golf courses, boating, and world class shopping.

Here are some suggestions for things to do in Burnaby BC: http://www.tourismburnaby.com/see-and-do/

And here’s a quick video for you to get a bit more familiar with Burnaby BC:

Economy & Employment.

As Vancouver expanded, Burnaby became one of the first-tier residential community suburbs of Vancouver itself, along with the city and district of North Vancouver, and Richmond.

Burnaby has evolved in character over time from rural to suburban to urban.
Nowadays Burnaby is home to many industrial and commercial firms. Also, British Columbia’s largest (and Canada’s second largest) commercial mall, the Metropolis at Metrotown is located in Burnaby.

Want more advice on how best to plan your local or long distance move in Greater Vancouver and Lower Mainland, BC or elsewhere in Canada? Click Here to get in touch with one of our representatives who can answer your moving questions and take away the stress of your move.

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