Halifax Real Estate and Community News

Sept. 18, 2023

Relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia - Where Should I Live?

One of the most difficult parts about relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia is choosing where to live and finding a home. If you have a family with school aged children, my guess is you want to make the process as streamlined and as easy as possible for every family member.

Moving to an area, starting your children in school and then having to move them again is going to be tricky. That’s why it’s so essential to research the neighbourhoods and narrow down the communities you like the look of depending on your needs and wants.

This of course applies to everyone relocating to Halifax with or without a family.

When we first decided we were going to be relocating to Halifax, we knew that we wanted to be in an area with really great schools, we knew we were done with city living and wanted space and land, we wanted a safe, friendly community with good highway access, fairly close to amenities and we wanted a nice home with enough bedrooms for all three children.

This was our personal requirement for living in Halifax.

And based on that, we did a ton of research. When we came on a quick fact finding trip back in May 2006, we had fallen in love with one of the communities and still love where we live even 16 years on (in fact, sometimes I still pinch myself and ask how did we get so lucky).

Your list may possibly be very different from ours.

You may decide you need to be closer to the downtown core for work or study, you may prefer a more built up neighbourhood, to be closer to your neighbours or you may need to be close to public transport. Every persons' needs and wants are very unique and it’s really essential that you narrow down exactly what you are looking for when relocating to Halifax.

You have a lot of options in this City and rather than get overwhelmed with the choice, it’s far easier to work out what you really want and don’t want for your new community.

Here’s a few questions to ask yourself before relocating to Halifax.

Type of house:

  • Decide what sort of neighbourhood you want to live in (quiet suburb, close to entertainment, semi-rural, countryside, etc)
  • Determine what type of house you want (single family home, townhouse, apartment, lakefront etc.)
  • Consider the size of the home (how many bedrooms? how many bathrooms? garage? large yard?)

Identifying what’s important to you can help me guide you towards the perfect neighbourhood uniquely suited to you.

Check out this Relocating to Halifax Neighbourhood Guide for a comprehensive list of communities that will give you an idea of the make-up of each neighbourhood including schools that you can then check out and review as part of your research.

Here are some of the tips that helped us the most when we were relocating to Halifax and choosing a place to live.

1. Affordability

No matter what your pay is or is going to be, living comfortably and within your means should be your first concern when relocating to Halifax. Affordability includes more than just housing expenses; the prices for consumable goods, like groceries, utility services, electric, water, taxes etc all need to be taken into consideration too. Affordability should be a top priority when relocating to Halifax. It’s very easy to get carried away buying a home much larger than you probably really need, but bear in mind the upkeep and expenses that go along with owning a larger home.

Halifax Skyline from the Metro Halifax Ferry: Photo by Adrian McLean on IG

2. Commute Time and Public Transport

The length of time it takes to get to work can be a determining factor in the decision to move to a new neighbourhood when relocating to Halifax.

I commuted in Cardiff for years and you couldn’t pay me enough money to do it again. Luckily for us here in Halifax, Nova Scotia the commute can be pretty decent with pockets of congestion at certain times during the day. Compared to other North American cities, it’s really quite refreshing.

Unfortunately, public transport is not as streamlined or as efficient as other medium size Cities (but improvements are on the way!). We do not have light rail or train but we do have two ferry services from Dartmouth to downtown Halifax. The bus system around Halifax is pretty decent and is a fairly inexpensive way to get around. It can also help your kids get around when you’re not home to drive them.

If a good public transportation system is a major request when choosing a place to live when relocating to Halifax, make sure it’s added to your “must-have” checklist.

3. Choosing the Right School

Halifax has some fantastic public schools and several really well established and reputable private schools. If you have children, this is probably one of the first considerations when looking for a good neighbourhood to live when relocating to Halifax.

You can check out the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) to learn more about the individual community schools’ and email the Principal with any questions you may have. Another factor to consider is how your child will get to school. Is there public transportation? Can they walk? Is it safe? How far is it to drive? Also, is there a before and after school care program (called EXCEL)?

When you start to narrow down your search to certain communities, you can then get a feel for the housing types and prices in that area. That’s where I can help.

When you are relocating/immigrating to a new City, you need to rely on your Real Estate Agent to be your eyes and ears. So it is imperative to find someone you trust to have your best interests at heart. Having been through the relocating to Halifax process myself, I have first hand knowledge of the relocation process, the ups and the downs.

Even if you are still a little vague and uncertain (as most people usually are), I can chat with you and set up a list of homes in various neighbourhoods in and around Halifax. There is absolutely no commitment and no obligation, but it will  give you an idea of what is available and the price point and expenses.

Ultimately, the best way to get a sense of a new Halifax area and neighbourhood is to see it with your own eyes. If at all possible, it makes sense to schedule a research trip before making the big move. Not only will this give you a chance to get a real feel for the Halifax neighbourhoods, it will also give you an opportunity to do some house hunting in person.

If this is not possible, I can always use a video app and take you along for a tour. In all honesty, video tours are great but there is a lot you can’t tell from video…smells, sounds and that hard to describe but all important gut feeling. But it’s certainly a good starting point.

And as the relocating to Halifax process progresses and you become clearer on your move date, I can keep you up to date with suitable properties and even point you in the right direction for a rental property if you need one in the interim period.

Halifax Neighbourhoods: Relocating to Halifax

I really hope this helps with your relocating to Halifax research. As always, feel free to contact us with any questions you may have and we will do our best to help in any way.

In the meantime, you might find these articles helpful:

Relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia: A Guide to Halifax Neighbourhoods

Relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia: What’s it Like Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia: A Guide to Buying a Halifax Home

Posted in Halifax lifestyle
Jan. 24, 2023

Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia? So Many Excellent Reasons Why You Should.

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Why should anyone be moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia?

If you or someone you know are considering moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia anytime soon, make sure you read this article first!

Is moving to Halifax really for you? I’ll do my best to stick to the facts and provide you with as much insight as possible.

I don’t know many people who move to Halifax and don’t love their new life. We really are so lucky to live in such a beautiful city, with so much to do and surrounded by so many great people. Halifax has a great balance of City life – just enough but not too much. Compared to that of larger, more urban parts of the world, our lifestyle is relaxed and simple. We enjoy the best of both worlds and if you are looking to get out of the rat race and start again, Halifax, Nova Scotia may be just what you are looking for.

Unless you have spent a fair amount of time in Halifax, you have probably fallen victim to at least one of the many misconceptions about living here. For example, there’s nothing going on east of Toronto, or that it snows all the time in Nova Scotia. We felt the same way back when we were conducting all our research on where we should move to.

My family and I have been living in Halifax, Nova Scotia for the past 15 years, but have travelled a lot, to other parts of Canada as well as growing up outside of Manchester, England and living in Cardiff, South Wales for many years.

In my opinion, living in Halifax, Nova Scotia is a wonderful escape from the costant hustle culture and can provide a very good standard of living.

Semi-Boring Facts about Halifax, Nova Scotia:

  • Population (Halifax): 480,582 (July 2022)
  • Population (Nova Scotia): 1,019,725 (July 2022)
  • Unemployment rate in Halifax: 5.7% (June 2023)
  • Median Home Price (Halifax): $597,100 (June 2023)
  • Median Home Price (Nova Scotia): $445,658 (June 2023)
  • Median Household Income (Nova Scotia): $71,500 (2021 Census)
  • Average Salary in Halifax: $52,900 (2.8% lower than the Canadian Average)
  • Average Commute Time: 23 minutes (Halifax Partnership)

Also be sure to check out the affordability of Halifax homes here. You’ll see that compared to most other major cities, buying a home in Halifax still cheaper although it is not as affordable as it once was and our cost of living is much higher too. Bear this in mind if and when you are thinking of moving here. You can find comparisons of the housing market in Canada’s largest cities here

This is also a good research tool to help you get a feel for the home prices across Canada.

Top 8 Reasons why You Should Consider Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia

1. Halifax is Very Friendly

Haligonians are such a welcoming bunch, so much so that Halifax has been ranked one of the friendliest cities in the world by luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler and believe me when I say it’s true.

When the majority of people you run into on a daily basis are friendly, courteous and happy, we call that “a clue.” If Halifax, Nova Scotia were a crappy place to live, would everyone be so nice and friendly all the time? It takes a bit of getting used to at first, but you’ll soon come to love it and when you travel outside of Nova Scotia, you’ll realise just how special the people in it are. 

We all want the best for our kids, and the environment in which we chose to raise our children matters a great deal. I know that by choosing to have raised our three kids in this city, they will grow up around other kids raised by great, happy and generous people. And that is quite special.

2. Halifax Traffic is Pretty Mild

Halifax traffic is by no means utopian, but compared to Montreal, Ottawa, or any other mid sized City our traffic situation is pretty mild. If you ask a Halifax resident (who has lived here their entire life and doesn’t travel much) about Halifax traffic, they’ll probably say it sucks. But they lack perspective. Sure, it’s not perfect, but we’re a decent size city with a rapidly growing population.

Of course we do have traffic and traffic jams and bottlenecks, but have you ever driven in other cities like Montreal, Boston, Miami, Manchester or Cardiff? Traffic there is OUTRAGEOUS!

When you consider how bad traffic is in many other parts of the country, we have it pretty good here in Halifax. On the plus side, we have two ferry services: The Alderney Ferry service crosses from Alderney Landing in downtown Dartmouth to Halifax and the Woodside Ferry service crosses from Woodside to Halifax. Both locations have Park & Ride lots, plus the ferry service is accessible, and integrated with the bus services and a super way to get into the City each day. The traffic in Halifax at its worst is incredibly manageable -it’s just the roads, pot holes, constant construction and distracted drivers that make travelling less fun (when you know you know 😉)

3. Living in Halifax is (fairly) affordable

I’m not going to lie, living in Halifax expensive and you will need a decent salary to really enjoy and appreciate it!

The one thing Halifax has going for it in bucket loads is the quality of life and world class experiences you can have on your doorstep. In a matter of minutes, you can be out in the woods hiking, fishing, hunting and enjoying your own personal wilderness.

The price of homes for sale in Halifax has soared over the past two years. More people being able to work from home, meant a lot more people moved into our beautiful City during the pandemic thus pushing house prices up. That being said, it is still possible to find a starter home in a decent part of Halifax for under $400,000. Renting, on the other hand, is skyrocketing in price and is on a par with big city living. With more immigration to Nova Scotia and Halifax in particular, affordable rental units are few and far between, causing a huge headache for anyone looking to move here on a budge. tFor example, the average cost for a one-bedroom apartment in Halifax in July 2022 was $1545 (compared to $910 in July 2019)

Utilities can also be expensive, especially as there is not a lot of competition from providers, but food costs are on a par with the rest of the country, especially if you shop locally.  This guide will give you an idea of the cost of living in Halifax.

Canada is the 25th most expensive country to live in the world, according to 2022 statistics (Numeo). There’s no way to sugar coat the fact that the cost of living in Halifax has risen dramatically these past two years. A family of four estimated monthly costs are $4880 without rent (Numbeo 2023). Our food costs are some of the highest in the country and our median income, some of the lowest. To put our cost of living in perspective, Halifax ranks 29th out of 153 Cities in Canada (livingcost.org.) Here’s some interesting reading to give you an overview of cost and quality of life here.

Whether you are searching for a condo in downtown Halifax, a home in Bedford or a lakefront community in Indigo Shores, you’ll quickly find that homes are priced relatively reasonably for the sought after work life balance and overall quality of life you can have on the east coast of Canada. The KEY part to living comfortably in Halifax is finding a decent paying job.

(ps. if you love the bustling chaos of city life, Halifax may not be the city for you, its relaxed pace of life can take a bit of getting used to).

Bustling Halifax Waterfront: Source @mywaterfrontns on IG

4. We have Great Restaurants (and patios) in Halifax

When we first moved here 15 years ago, I remember my wife saying to me how Halifax felt very much like Cardiff felt when she was growing up – a City on the brink of a growth and cultural explosion. And I think she was right. It appears our little gem of a City is garnering attention and growing at a rapid pace.

Over the last 5 years, a whole slew of great restaurants have popped up in and around Halifax. Truth is, no matter what part of town you’re in, you’re never far from your next “best meal ever!” From great local burger joints to formal sit-down dining options, you will find exactly what your taste buds are craving any time of day.  If you are a “foodie” you will love what Halifax has to offer.

I’ll spare you from a giant list of all our great restaurants in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but here’s a VERY juicy list of some of our personal favourites that are so good that it would be a crime to not mention them.  

I have even more to tell you about, so if you want more recommendations for restaurants in Halifax, please just ask!

5. Halifax Weather


As someone who has been living in Halifax for over 15 years, I can say that the weather in Halifax, Nova Scotia is pretty decent and never gets boring. We have 4 very distinct seasons here (albeit an extended Winter season and a very short Spring season) I have grown to love each season for what it is and when the seasons start to change, it’s exciting. However that being said, the weather is not as predictable as it once was. This year, so far has been a strange one weather wise. We didn’t really get snow until late January and winter was very short with a short lived polar vortex followed by an early, very traditional type Spring (which is unlike our “normal” short, damp spring weather). This years summer has turned into monsoon season – one week of warm, extremely hot and humid weather followed by torrential downpours and thunder and lightening. 2023 has been a very mixed bag of unseasonal weather so far!


Winter wonderland. Source @shoreknitr on IG

Our winters are fairly moderate due to our coastal location and tend not to be too cold, it does snow here but you can also occasionally see the sun in winter so that’s a plus. Winter mostly starts with a sneaky blizzard mid November/early December, which often takes people by surprise and rushing to get snow tyres but generally we don’t usually get any real snow until January and even then it’s not unusual to have bare grass for periods of the winter.

There are aspects of Halifax’s winter that can make it seem colder though. It’s more of a damp cold than a dry cold. The increased precipitation from December through to March in the form of heavy snowfall to heavy rain and the infamous cyclonic ocean storms (noreasters) and strong winds can rapidly change up the weather from day to day. It’s not unusual for a huge dump of snow to arrive on a Monday only to be washed away by torrential rain on Wednesday. 😊

It makes for a very interesting winter but at least you can get out and enjoy it without freezing to death. We’ve spent time in both Calgary and Quebec City during the winter and we’ve never felt cold like it. Sorry to say, I just couldn’t live in such a cold climate.

If you love Spring-time, you will be dismayed by our Spring. Winter does linger here because the cold ocean can take months to warm up, often keeping things cool and damp well into early May. But when Spring hits, it is beautiful and leads very quickly into summer.

Our summers are warm (but rarely hot and humid) and fall is long, sunny and mild.

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Destructive weather events do happen here, thankfully not all that often. Hurricane Juan was a category 2 hurricane that hit Halifax in 2003, destroying 100 million trees, killing 5 people and caused nearly $100 million dollars in damages. Hurricane Fiona, which hit Nova Scotia in September 2022 was the costliest extreme weather event ever recorded in Atlantic Canada, with an estimated $600 million in damages. And, Nova Scotians are recovering from wildfires in Halifax and Shelburne that occurred in Spring 2023.

July is the hottest month in Halifax with an average temperature of 19°C( 65°F) (but feels much warmer) and the coldest is January at –6°C ( 22°F ) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in July. The wettest month is November with an average of 100mm of rain.

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6. Halifax Crime Rate is Low

If you want a safe place to raise your family, then moving to Halifax is a wise move. Halifax, Nova Scotia is known for its clean downtown streets and friendly people, making it a great vacation destination for tourists as well as a great place to call home.

For the vast majority of our city, crime is quite low and rare.  However, like all other major cities, there are some areas to avoid in Halifax. As a general rule of thumb, the area of Gottingen Street and adjacent streets towards the McDonald bridge (not the other way though as the area around Scotia Square in downtown is totally fine) is a bit of an up and coming area. Many good restaurants and bars have moved into this area and it is becoming more popular but it has a reputation as being a bit rough. Downtown Dartmouth has a reputation for being a bit sketchy but it has changed a lot in the past few years with several upscale restaurants, brew pubs and trendy cafes. You can find out how Halifax compares to other Canadian cities in terms of crime rate here

As a father and husband, and raising three children in the suburbs within Halifax, Nova Scotia, I can honestly say that in general, I feel very safe here. We've been able to offer our children the sort of neighbourhood experience that you'd associate with growing up in the 1970's or 80's. Our children go to school with the children they went to day care with, the same children they hung out with in summer camps, soccer and dance. It's a really special experience.

There are always certain parts of town that are less safe, but that’s true no matter where you live. The general feeling among residents here is that Halifax crime is minimal.

If you’re moving to Halifax and want to ask about specific neighbourhoods that are safer than others, please feel free reach out. I’d be more than happy to share my local knowledge and experience with you.

7. Halifax, Nova Scotia Schools

If you’re considering moving to Halifax, you’ll obviously want to think about the schools your kids, or future kids, will be attending. Halifax has an educated population and is considered as Canada’s Smart City. It is also home to one of the largest concentrations of universities and best educated workforces in North America.

Dalhousie University, Halifax - Source: @dalhousieu on IG

Nova Scotia has several major universities and colleges (10 universities and 13 community college campuses throughout the province) some of which are known nationally for specific programs. A couple of the well-known universities include Dalhousie University in the downtown core of Halifax and Acadia, located in beautiful Wolfville in the Annapolis Valley. You can check the rankings of Nova Scotia Universities here

Elementary schools can be rather tricky to rank objectively. Surprisingly, there does not appear to be a ranking system in place measuring the best and worst Halifax public schools. But what they do have is the feedback of provincial assessment testing conducted in Grades 3 and Grades 6 of Elementary school, which should be available on the school’s website or you can contact Halifax Regional Centre for Education for more clarity.

There are 8 school districts in the province of Nova Scotia, and two of them are in Halifax:

Halifax Regional Centre for Education – English School District

Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial – French School District

You may find the blog post I put together on Nova Scotia School Systems quite helpful. You can access it here.

8. Lifestyle

When you want to escape the city or suburban life for an afternoon, you have so many options. For winter recreation, you have two ski hills on your doorstep. Martock is just 45 minutes door to door from our house and is a small but fairly decent ski hill, which makes it close enough to go for a few hours after work or school.

Wentworth on the other hand is a lot bigger, has a lot more varied terrain and runs, although it is a little further away from the City, approximately 90 minutes each way for us. Both have good hills for beginners.

Source: @902Martock on IG

There’s lots of great hills for tobogganing/sledding (assuming we have a snowy winter😉 Here’s a link to some of the best sledding hills in the City. The Oval in downtown Halifax is a popular, year-round facility offering ice skating in winter and in-line skating and biking in the summer.

If you’re a nature lover and enjoy spending time outdoors, you will be spoiled for choice in Halifax. We have breathtaking scenery, tons of green space, lakes, hiking trails, wilderness, clean air, ocean breeze and incredible beaches (yes, it’s true…the water is freezing year round but head to the north shore for some of the warmest waters in Canada).

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There are lots of great road trips only an hour away from Halifax, like the Annapolis Valley and Lunenburg. Nova Scotia is an adventurer's province and a great road trip destination, with so many unique towns and villages with history, culture and scenery.  

Luckett's Vineyard: Source @vacay.ca

Our vineyards are making some world class wines, and a trip through wine county is fantastic fun. There’s also lots of seasonal activities for all the family, corn mazes, u-picks, sunflower farms and so much more.

We've got affordable, quality sports: Mooseheads (hockey), the Hurricanes (basketball), the Thunderbirds (lacrosse) and we're also a hot spot for university basketball, often hosting the nationals. We have the Halifax Wanderers who are in the Canadian Premier Soccer League and there's plans for a CFL team coming here - they've even chosen the name Atltantic Schooners.

There are tons of restaurants, wine bars, cocktail bars, pubs, live music, a casino, an axe throwing bar, wine and beer festivals, a yearly jazz festival and so much more and... plus our craft brewing scene is fierce!

Final Thoughts on Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you’re moving to Halifax or are considering it, as you can now see, our City is truly a fantastic place to live, work, and play. It is the perfect size, has a great balance of City life - just enough but not too much, it's so scenic and close to the ocean and unlike other Canadian cities, the weather isn't so extreme.

You’ll never run out of things to do, you’ll have a great work-life balance, an amazing sense of community and there will always be more friendly people to meet.  You could earn more working in another province but if quality of life is more important to you and your family, then this City is really worth researching.

If you’re seriously thinking about moving to Halifax, or just have a few more questions before deciding, please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions about the Halifax area.

Still have questions about a potential move to Halifax, Nova Scotia?

You can get in touch with me richard@richardpayne.ca or shoot me a text at 902 489-1804. I have lived here for quite a while, moving here from the UK and definitely know a thing or two about starting again in a new City.

I can provide you with whatever information you’re looking for, or at the very least, point you in the direction of where to find it.



Richard Payne, REALTOR®

About the Author: The above article on Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia? So Many Excellent Reasons Why You Should was written and provided by Richard Payne, an award winning leader in the field of Real Estate sales, marketing, and smart home technology with eXp Realty of Canada inc.

You can contact Richard by email at richard@richardpayne, via his website at http://www.richardpayne.ca or by phone at 902 489-1804.

Richard has helped many people relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia, working with them to buy their first Halifax home in great neighbourhoods that works for them and their needs.

Thinking of selling your home? I have a real passion for buying and selling Real Estate, as well as marketing & smart home technology. I’d love to share my expertise and results!

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Posted in Halifax lifestyle
Aug. 26, 2022

Halifax Real Estate Market Update for July 2022 - It's Changed!


Well the Halifax real estate market has definitely changed this month. July Halifax real estate numbers tell us the story of the impact that Canada's high inflation numbers as well as the effect of increasing mortgage interest rates are having on the Halifax real estate market. We were all saying that "it feels like it's changing". Now we have the numbes and it has changed quickly as we are not seeing as many over asking prices and that ratio is getting closer to asking price.

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Halifax Homes and Lifestyles



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I'm a full time REALTOR® in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. As you'll probably notice, my accent doesn't sound very Canadian. I'm originally from Burnley, Lancs. and lived in South Wales for many years before moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2007 with my wife and three children #halifax #halifaxrealestate #halifaxnovascotia

Posted in Real Estate News
Aug. 25, 2022

Halifax’s Most Popular Neighbourhoods

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If you do a bit a of research, you’ll soon discover that Halifax is fairly spread out, occupying an area of 5,577 square kilometres which is approximately 10% of the total land area of Nova Scotia with over 200 official rural and urban communities within Halifax.

When we moved here 14 years ago, we had focused our home buying on just three neighbourhoods and narrowed that down to just one after a few drive-arounds, but I know from experience of being a real estate agent, many people struggle with trying to find the best neighbourhood and community that suits them and their needs.

What makes a neighbourhood speak to us is subjective and very personal. What makes a community the perfect place for newcomers to live is often a matter of personal taste — being close to amenities or friends, loving a particular street or the look of a particular home.

So, which neighbourhoods provide the best of the best?

That’s the question I try to answer and match with each client I work with. For the purpose of today’s blog I thought I’d share with you the most popular neighbourhoods that newcomers tend to gravitate towards once they move here. I’ve worked with many families and individuals moving to Halifax and the majority choose to settle in one of the following neighbourhoods.

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Posted in Halifax lifestyle
Feb. 15, 2021

Halifax Life: What's It Like Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia?

Of course, everyone will have their own opinion of what it is like living in Halifax, Nova Scotia and here is my personal take on it, having chosen to move my family and start a new life in Halifax back in March 2007 and (mostly)loving every minute living here :)

Halifax, in comparison to many other major cities across Canada is a pretty small City.  Some people will tell you that this is a negative, however having come from a big, cosmopolitan City prior to moving here, you can access most of the same type of conveniences of larger cities but without the frantic rushing or overwhelming number of people.

The small City vibe is mainly felt in the slow and more relaxed pace at which everything moves, so if the bustling chaos is something you enjoy, Halifax may not be the city for you.

There is so much history tied to Halifax, and it is proudly shown wherever you look from interesting buildings, to the architecture and museums. You won't be disappointed if you enjoy history.

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Posted in Buying a Home
July 31, 2017

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