While Canada has always been one of the world's top destinations for immigrants and our real estate market has been strongly influenced by it, there is a new trend emerging.
US citizens, tired of the dismal economic situation in their homecountry, are coming in rising numbers to Canada to settle down and seek jobs. This offers unusual opportunity to real estate professionals to serve this market segment. Vancouver real estate has been particularly attractive for foreign buyers. Local Realtor Sebastian Albrecht looks at the new phenomena of US buyers in his article about US immigration to Canada.