Once you’ve decided on where in Canada you want to live, it’s time to take your first step down the path of finding and buying your dream home. There’s a lot ahead of you, from finding a trustworthy agent through to making the most of your viewing trip and securing the right mortgage. Here are the seven key steps to follow.
Canada’s looking for over a million new arrivals in the next three years, in all provinces and territories. So where are the best areas to live in Canada? Will it be the bustling city of Toronto, the vast prairies of Manitoba, the mountains of Alberta or the picturesque villages of the Maritimes? Find out in Part 3 of Buying in Canada.
If you’re dreaming of that perfect Canadian home, you’re going to need to do some number crunching. And Part Two of your six-part guide to Buying in Canada will help you with just that. This week, we’re looking at the costs of buying a home in Canada. (Don’t forget to read Part One on planning and decision-making, if you missed it).
2019 is shaping up to be an excellent year to move to Canada. The government is welcoming new immigrants, unlike some countries we could mention! So why not you? But if you’re coming it would be unwise to stay off the property ladder for long. The average home price has risen from $164,000 in 2000 to nearly $450,000 today! So this week we launch our six-part series on buying a home in Canada. First off, what to think about at the planning stage.