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New U.S. Legislation Prohibits non-Canadians from Real Estate Purchases

New legislation was passed known as the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians. Relocation experts are predicting that this will have a significant effect on BVO transactions for Canadians who are relocating to the U.S. The main reason is that now there will be a limit on home purchases for Canadian-bound foreign nationals within the U.S.

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How to Prepare International Transferees for U.S. Home Purchase

The first and most crucial step when preparing to move overseas is to review your international relocation package provided by your employer carefully. See what relocation benefits your new company offers, then ask how to utilize each. Many international relocation service providers will help companies create unique benefits for each transferee. And in most cases, relocation benefits include home-buying programs that can help in a significant way, both process-wise and financially.

With that said, here are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing a home if you are relocating to the U.S. for work:

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What Is an iBuyer?

But what is an iBuyer? How does it work? Is it worth it for me to sell my home to one?

An iBuyer, in simple terms, is a real estate company that leverages technology to buy and sell homes in hopes of making a quicker sale than the traditional real estate process would. The main reason is that with iBuyers, people can buy and sell homes almost entirely online, and the buyer may never even step foot in the house before signing the dotted line.

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What Is Corporate Housing?

A Deeper Look at Short-Term Corporate Housing Benefits For quick 1-3 night work trips, many companies will offer employees hotel accommodations. Simple and typically supported

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