Flying from London to Newfoundland takes around five hours – not much more than driving from London to North Wales! So, if you want a holiday home for the family to enjoy, why not swap the UK for the open spaces (and huge houses) of Canada, and give the kids the adventures of a lifetime? Here are our top five spots to look.
Once you’ve purchased your perfect plot of land and your designs for your dream home are in the final stages, it’s time to find the people who will help take it from paper to reality. Finding a trustworthy builder in a new country can be daunting, but follow our tips and you will know exactly what to look out for, to ask and to expect.
If you’re dreaming of a new life in Canada, don’t settle for second best – and that includes on your home. If you choose to self-build, you can get everything exactly as you want, and our guide tells you exactly how to do that. We’ve already looked at finding a plot, and this week, we’re exploring how to find an architect and what to expect from them.
Did you know that Canada makes up more than 6 per cent of the Earth’s surface? That’s a whole lot of space! Great news for anyone moving to Canada with dreams of building their own home. But where do you start? With a plot of land. Today, we’re running through how to select a plot and explaining the first steps on your self-build journey in Canada.
Could you find your perfect home in rural Canada? With new immigration programmes targeting rural areas, the time is ripe, whether you’re looking to make a new start in a quaint fishing village on the Atlantic coast, a farming community set amid the sweeping scenery of the prairies, or a quiet town on the lakes of Alberta.