Do what you love AND help people at the same time.
Downsizing Diva offers a franchise business opportunity for people who want to make a difference in peoples' lives every single day.

Move Management services provided by Downsizing Diva are essential for individuals and families during times of transition.

Over the years, Downsizing Diva has developed an easy-to-follow system to allow franchisees to operate their own successful businesses while enjoying freedom, flexibility, fun and financial rewards!

Watch this short video and learn more about being a Diva.

We are looking for Franchisees who are passionate about helping older adults thrive as they transition from one home to another.
Are you a caring person who is looking for an amazing opportunity to make an impact in people's lives?
Becoming a Diva Franchisee might be just the opportunity you're looking for!
  • Do you want to be your own boss and make a difference in people’s lives every single day?
  • Are you caring and compassionate? 
  • Do you love working with older adults?
  • Are you organized and innovative?
  • Do you want to work with like-minded people?
  • Do you see providing services to Boomers and Seniors in transiton as a growing need?
  • Are you ready to get involved?

With 1,000 Canadians turning 65 every single day, Downsizing Diva is a niche business opportunity, that is strategically positioned in the marketplace.

You'll have support in your business...
From classroom and on-site training to the operating of your franchise, an enthusiastic and supportive Diva Community ensures you have everything you need to be successful.
  • Founded by two Senior + Specialty Move Management industry pioneers.
  • First Senior Move Management company to franchise
  • Corporate website with customized franchise profiles
  • Targetted print and electronic marketing collateral
  • Access to corporate blogs, newsletters and resources
  • Ongoing training, coaching and support
  • Shared marketing opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

According to Statistics Canada, 1,000 Canadians turn 65 every single day and will continue to do so for the next 18 years. That makes seniors the fastest-growing segment of the Canadian population.

Downsizing Diva, a Canadian company, provides specialized services to older adults and helps them downsize, move and clear estates. They are looking for caring and compassionate people to join their team. 

I’m interested. What areas are available?

We are looking for Downsizing Divas in Vaughan, Brampton, Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, North of GTA (Barrie, Simcoe, Muskoka), Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Guelph, Cambridge, Kingston, London and others.

Downsizing Diva is a territory-based franchise; each Diva has a geographical area in which to build relationships and provide services. Territory boundaries are based on a number of variables including population, demographics and number of retirement residences.

Downsizing Diva is committed to strategic growth to ensure specialized move management services are available to older adults across Canada.

How much does it cost?

An exclusive Downsizing Diva franchise territory is priced at $27,500.

Monthly Royalty + Advertising Fund payments currently total $1,315 per month and are discounted to as little as $700 per month for the first year.

What about training?

Franchisee training includes a combination of classroom training, recorded instruction, interactive video sessions and on-the-job experience.

You will learn everything you need to know about being a Senior + Specialized Move Manager, from operations, to sales and marketing, to age-sensitivity training, to technology. By the time you become Diva-certified and are awarded your purple feather boa, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running!

Is there competition?

YES!. Competition is a good thing because it increases public awareness of the senior and specialized move management industry. Independent service providers support seniors in communities across the country. As Canada’s premier Senior Move Management Company, Downsizing Diva specializes in downsizing, moving and clearing estates. We work as a team and share best practices to support you in providing legendary customer service. Diva systems, policies and procedures have been created and fine-tuned over thousands of jobs in our 20+ years in business - we help you do it right… the first time!

Can I make a difference?

YES! At Downsizing Diva, you'll be making a difference in people’s lives every single day and here's what people are saying…

Client - We continue to sing your praises when asked about our move! You orchestrated what could have been a very difficult experience into a smooth transition to our new home. Thanks.

Daughter-in-law - You are AMAZING!!! I just heard from my mother-in-law and she thinks YOU and your helpers were wonderful. She said you would do anything for her... You have won her over. This is the most positive she has been about her move.

Executor - I am thrilled with your service. You saved my life. After I met you at the house, i let everything go and left it up to you. I was a different person after I met you. I’m telling everyone about Downsizing Diva!

Realtor - I always feel good recommending the Diva team to my clients. They have helped several of my clients downsize and assisted them with every aspect of their move. I know my clients will be very well taken care of with any part of their move.

I could start my own company.

Why would I join a franchise?

A franchise offers you an instant business opportunity. As a Downsizing Diva, you are immediately connected with industry leaders and have access to a comprehensive training manual, a support team, unique pricing models, proven operating systems and a customized CRM tool that works for you…from Day One.

As senior move management pioneers, Downsizing Diva Co-Founders, Gail Shields and Karen Shinn, have been doing well while doing good for over 20 years. Now, they want to share their passion, knowledge and experience with YOU.

It’s a team effort… JOIN THE DIVA TEAM!

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