Children are the most to suffer in relocation and psychologists have proven that many parents have unintentionally scared them by doing just a superficial analysis of moving. All efforts should be made to ensure that their normal day to day routine is not affected by the relocation. This will include getting them involved in activities that normally they were involved in before relocating. While their opinion may not affect the decision to relocate, it is nonetheless important, that clear communication be established with the child so as to ensure that they voice themselves and that explanations be given as to why it is necessary to relocate.
Oftentimes one partner may have to relocate for whatever reason. This may be due to a vacant position in an office in Toronto or just competing for a better salary. At this point relocation cannot be one sided as the professional status of both partners will have to be considered and research will have to be done to see if equally promising jobs will exist in Toronto for the other partner. If this is not found then an alternative will have to be considered so that both feel professionally accomplished not just monetarily but personally
Big Cities are by far more expensive and Toronto, though a beautiful innovative city does have its share of costs. A balance will then have to be done to compare the current cost of living with the future cost of living one intends to undertake. This does not just include household expenses like food, utilities,renting or buying an apartment. Expenses like taxes, transportation, school expenses ,moving expenses and any possible legal fees etc, should also be considered . A proposed increase in salary may seem tempting enough to consider relocatiion, but one has to consider if the increase in salary will be offset by the cost of living in the new location.
Be prepared to invest time and money in searching for a new house and making telephone enquiries about prices and benefits. This may seem like a obvious repercussion of moving but most times enough time has not been spent to identify a house that will suit you and your family. You will need to know the size of the house you plan to buy, the mortgage rates you intend to pay, and all legal requirements to attain the house. Do not act in haste when it comes to real estate, research and compare offers, this will save you money in the end and also time from complaints about issues do did not consider.
You will also need a list of all the accounts and services you will have to cancel in your name before moving. It is important that you try to establish these at your new location before moving so as to have an idea of the procedures involved in opening bank accounts or subscribing to certain services.