Continue on the same topic on main residence (see issue 1 and issue 2), do you know that you can have two homes that could be regarded as your main residence and still entitled to the main residence exemption, during a specified period, if certain conditions are satisfied.
If you acquire a new home before you dispose of your existing house, both dwellings may be treated as the your main residence for up to six months only if the following conditions are satisfied:
The exemption for both dwellings only applies for the shorter of six months (ending when the ownership interest in the existing main residence ends) or the period between the acquisition of the new dwelling and the disposal of the old dwelling.
Moving into a dwelling
Treating a dwelling as your main residence after you move out
Selling your home