Urban Flight: Canada’s Top Places to Move to if You’re Trying to Escape the City

Submitted by Business Link Web on Wed, 04/07/2021 - 09:34

Since the start of the pandemic, Canadians have been exploring new living arrangements including moving out of big cities in search of greater affordability and more space. A recent RATESDTOCA survey revealed that of the 12 percent of Canadians who plan to purchase or have already purchased a primary residence since April 2020, almost a quarter of them said that COVID-19 played a role in their decision-making. One in five (21 percent) homebuyers have moved or plan to move from a major city hub to a small town/rural area.