Tax Planning for Canadians
Buying U.S. Real Estate

We specialize in representing Canadian clients who are purchasing a U.S. property. There are specific cross border issues that make buying in the U.S. different than buying in Canada. Our main goal is to ensure our clients’ interests are protected and to smooth any bumps along the road during the entire purchase transaction process.

All-Inclusive Real Estate Tax Planning for Canadians in Arizona

Canada to Arizona was established to provide Canadians a trusted one stop resource to owning U.S. real estate including comprehensive cross border tax planning. We highly recommend speaking to our cross border tax experts prior to purchasing any property in the U.S. to ensure everything is structured correctly and eliminate all surprises.

Canadians Buying Real Estate in Arizona

LEGAL CONSULTATION

Our cross border tax and legal team will review purchase contracts on behalf of clients, help clients explore financing options, review title insurance commitment and prepare closing documents for clients. They also leverage their cross border tax and estate planning expertise to ensure that title is taken in the optimal structure to minimize US probate, guardianship’s, cross border legal issues and IRS & CRA taxation issues upon sale, death or incapacity, such as in the Cross Border Trust, Limited Partnership or Cross Border corporate structure.

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OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE

Our team advises on the most advantageous way to hold title to U.S. real estate. Although title agents sometimes prepare legal documents, they do not provide legal advice regarding holding title to U.S. real estate property. Before you take the next step, you need to determine the best option for your purchase. You can purchase property in your personal name, set up a limited liability company (LLC) or partnership, or set up a cross border trust to hold the title of the property. Our expert team will help you determine the best structure for your individual circumstance.

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Canadians Buying Real Estate in Arizona
Canadians Buying Real Estate in Arizona

OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE

Our team advises on the most advantageous way to hold title to U.S. real estate. Although title agents sometimes prepare legal documents, they do not provide legal advice regarding holding title to U.S. real estate property. Before you take the next step, you need to determine the best option for your purchase. You can purchase property in your personal name, set up a limited liability company (LLC) or partnership, or set up a cross border trust to hold the title of the property. Our expert team will help you determine the best structure for your individual circumstance.

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Canadians Buying Real Estate in Arizona

OFFER TO PURCHASE

Before you submit an offer to purchase on a U.S. real estate property, our team will guide you on what actions you must take including how to protect yourself in case the offer is not accepted or if the seller is unable to deliver clear title. Real estate documents and law are different in the U.S. so having an expert on your side will ensure a smooth transaction. Our team will fully explain the legal ramifications of the various legal forms that you will be required to sign.

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