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Question about moving

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Canada.
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Question about moving

Post Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:46 pm

Can I move my belongings from US to Canada if I am buying a home? Even though I don't have my permanent resident card yet?


Re: Question about moving

Post Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:48 pm

As no one has told this to you already, I don't think you'll be able to buy a home in Canada if you don't even have a PR. But, I guess you'll be able to rent a place as long you are here legally and is waiting for a PR. About moving your belongings, I suggest you to contact any overseas movers like Armstrong moving, www.armmove.com to discuss about the options and legal formalities to take your belongings across the border.


Re: Question about moving

Post Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:46 am

Hi, I guess the original poster has moved over by now! Anyone can buy a property in Canada regardless of PR status. There are special rates for those landed, how're be aware and do lots of research! Some,in fact all mortgage products at the moment require 35% down in cash, 12 months mortgage payments in the bank-they want proof and the city tax amount. This is before closing costs and broker fees. This is if you do not have a credit rating in Canada. The good news is it does not take long to build credit and they like to see you have held a job for three months whilst here. Bad news.....not great for investors or those who have a passive income.

Don't be put off though, the process is easy to navigate and lots of people willing to help.


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