Helping You Build a Life Overseas

Welcome to the Canada Buying Guide – the place to find all the information you need to purchase a property in Canada.

 
There are so many reasons why British would-be expats decided to buy property, or move to, Canada: its breath-taking scenery, the laid-back lifestyle, cosmopolitan areas, and of course the fact that English is one of the official languages there – making it much easier to settle in. When you also consider that residential property here is generally much cheaper than in the UK, with capital appreciation historically healthy, it’s no surprise that the country is so appealing!
 
There are, of course, a number of pitfalls that overseas property buyers face when buying a property in Canada. The good news, though, is that these can be avoided by treading each step on your journey with caution - from planning, visiting, financing to buying and completing on your property purchase. Overlooking just one of the essential steps could cause problems to arise, leading to stress and a loss of money.
 
The Canada Buying Guide is a free resource, detailing everything you need to know to guide you through your property purchase in Canada, from the actual process of finding and buying a property, to transferring currency for your purchase and assessing tax and other financial matters - as well as settling in when you have arrived in the country. As part of the Overseas Guide Company, we are here to help you on every step of your journey to starting a new dream life in your dream home in Italy.
 
All our writers either live in Canada or the UK, meaning we can offer you the most in-depth and relevant information on the topics that will affect you the most. Many of those that we have already helped through the process share information and experiences – advising you on the mistakes they have made so you don’t fall into the same traps!

Ensure a hassle-free property purchase and download the Canada Buying Guide today


Latest Articles

This Week's Article

Canada and the 2016 Olympics

    We all know that Canada is a dominant force in winter games such as ice hockey, skiing and snowboarding. However, even though the Canadian medal count at the London games in 2012 was somewhat thin (just the one Gold Medal) the summer Olympic Games are very popular throughout Canada, and that popularity is growing. For example, the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Games attracted some 7.5M Canadian viewers – up 88% Read more...

This Week's Smart Currency Article

Moving to France, Brexit or not…

  The EU Referendum result has cast a looming shadow over the overseas property market, with many wondering about the effects that this will have. While some are still “umming” and “ahhing” over whether they should carry on with their plans to move to an EU country until events are more certain, it’s great Read more...

This Week's Journal

The current property market in Canada, and new rules affecting Vancouver

    2016 started with a bang, with real estate statistics showing a significant number of sales, and average housing prices on the rise. The last couple of months, however, have Read more...

This Week's Emigration Article

Top Tips to retiring abroad

A great number of those buying property abroad are pensioners wanting to live out their twilight years in sunnier climates, or somewhere with a slower pace of life. If you are one of these people, take note of our top tips for retiring abroad: Research– Before you actually make the move abroad, the more research you do Read more...

Something Of Interest

Retiring overseas? Make sure you are ready for the pensions changes on 6th April

  As a pensioner moving abroad, you need to be aware of the implications of the imminent ground-breaking pension reforms, which go live on 6th April. It’s critical to plan for these new pension rules, coming into place next week, to avoid wasting thousands of pounds unnecessarily or Read more...

This Week's Video

Contact Us...

+44 (0)207 898 0549

The Overseas Guides Company Ltd

1 Lyric Square

London, W6 0NB

Follow Us...

Awards and accreditations

OPP Bronze
OPP Gold

Some of our partners

Rightmove
OPP Connect
A Place In the Sun
Smart Currency