Canada Property FAQs
Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about finances, buying a house, legalities and settling into life in Canada in your Canada property FAQs.
Money matters and raising finances
What financial planning should I do before relocating to Canada?
What financial planning should I do after relocating to Canada?
Are there any hidden costs I should be aware of?
What taxes will I pay in Canada?
Will I pay more or less tax in Canada than in the UK?
What’s the cost of living in Canada?
What should I know about banking in Canada? How do I open a bank account?
Sending money to and from Canada
What are the benefits of using a currency specialist to transfer money?
You need to carefully plan your finances when moving to Canada. Sending money overseas can result in losing thousands of pounds if you’re not protected against exchange rates. Find out what you need to do in the free Property Buyer’s Guide to Currency.
Buying process and legalities
What are the key steps in the house-buying process in Canada?
What kinds of houses are there in Canada?
What should I look for in an estate agent?
What should I know if I’m doing a viewing trip?
What are the laws around buying Canadian property?
Driving and transport in Canada
What’s driving like in Canada and what should I know about insurance?
What are the best areas for…?
Where are the best places to buy a holiday home in Canada?
Where are the best areas to buy in rural Canada?
Where are the best small cities to buy?
Where are the best small towns?
Where are the more affordable areas to buy in Canada?
Before you start seeing properties, be sure to read the Viewing Trip Guide so that you know what to look out for.
Regions of Canada: where to buy in…?
Where to buy in New Brunswick?
Where to buy in the Okanagan Valley?
Where to buy in the Prairie Provinces (Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan)?
Where to buy in Vancouver City?
These questions are the most frequently asked ones we get from our readers, but if you still have a burning question, don’t hesitate to ask us! Simply give the Resource Centre a ring on 020 7898 0549 or drop us an email at [email protected] and one of our Canada property experts will be happy to help.
We’ve also put together our comprehensive Guide to Buying in Canada. You’ll find all the information you need, from legalities to the buying process and more, all gathered in one helpful document.
The Canada Buying Guide takes you through each stage of the property buying process, with practical recommendations from our experts who have been through the process themselves. The guide will help you to: