Take this quiz to find out if your money will do more in Ontario or Alberta (QUIZ)

Mar 16 2023, 3:00 pm

It’s certainly safe to say that millions of Canadians understand Toronto, Ontario as a world-class city in a major province. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the region works for everyone, forever.

There’s something so tempting about leaving Ontario’s rugged, competitive surroundings for calmer and more affordable pastures out west.

According to Alberta’s Real Estate Association, the province saw a migrational increase of over 50,000 people relocating to Alberta by the end of 2022, representing a 207% jump from the previous year.

It’s not difficult to understand why, when you put things in perspective. In fact, the cost of living in Calgary is 18% less compared to Toronto, with housing prices in Toronto almost doubling those found in Calgary. Remarkably, the real estate market in Calgary has seen a boom, while Ontarians fight to gain traction in a volatile environment.

Needless to say, there’s no better time than now to purchase a home in Alberta, and developers like Shane Homes have made it easier than ever to build the perfect home in the up-and-coming city of Calgary, which brings with it a wealth of opportunities for residents, both naturally and economically.

To help you figure out whether you should be living that serene Albertan prairies life or keep it decisively Ontarian, we’ve partnered with Shane Homes to see which province you’d thrive in most.

With almost 14,000 satisfied homeowners and a 96% overall satisfaction rate, Shane Homes can help you get into some of the most desirable communities in Calgary.

Whether you’re looking for the Rocky Mountain views at Pine Creek or the close downtown proximity of Vermilion Hill, you can choose a location that’ll satisfy your needs.

Shane Homes helps you customize your new home to fit your lifestyle, with options from Front Garage Homes to Townhomes. And, you can also upgrade different aspects of your home from the kitchen faucet to major structural changes — like deciding on the perfect location for your kitchen or mud room.

If you’re looking to move to Alberta, and need an affordable option to call home, check out Shane Homes’ website.

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