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Find your perfect property. If you need help finding the perfect property or want to try before you buy, fill out The Overseas Guides Company property resource form. You’ll be able to get information about properties (to rent and/or buy) from a variety of estate agents or request The Overseas Guides Company Resource Team to help you out.

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Letting your second home

One of the many benefits of owning a property in an area of natural beauty or a location that has a lot of amenities is that you can rent it out to holidaymakers when you are not using it. Although there are certain regulations and maybe costs, for example to store some of your possessions, holiday letting has proved to be a very attractive option for a lot of Canadian property-owners that are keen to unlock the full earning potential of their investment. If you are planning  More...


What to expect from an agent in Canada

Anyone who sets out to purchase a property in Canada will need to employ the services of a local estate agent, or realtor as they are commonly referred to in Canada. To simply define the role of the realtor could be to say they are the agents that put people looking to buy a property in touch with those hoping to sell one. Of course in reality there is a lot more to the role than just an introductory service and particularly in Canada the realtor plays an integral role in  More...


Tips for viewing property in Canada

Viewing a property is a great opportunity for you to gather as much information as possible. You would have spent a lot of time and effort in researching available properties and when you get the chance to view one from your shortlist you need to ensure that you make the most of it. Buying a property will probably be one of the largest transactions that a person will ever make but despite this, many people don’t spend as much time as they should looking around the  More...


Choosing where to buy in Canada

A large number of people that relocate permanently from the UK to Canada will arrange some temporary accommodation initially and then purchase a property later on when they have a better understanding of the market and their new home country. Likewise for people that choose to buy a holiday home in Canada, they have often visited and have come to a decision that Canada is where they want to buy. Being informed about your options both in terms of where to purchase and the  More...


Estate agents - how they work?

Estate Agents, or Realtors as they are referred to in Canada, provide a service to individuals looking to purchase a property. There are many different tools that the Realtor utilises and, as with many industries, the modern age has meant that the Internet has become a valuable resource in advertising the properties a Realtor has been instructed to sell.  Of course there are still the more traditional tools such as newspaper advertisements or erecting a board outside a property so  More...


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