Immigrating to Canada? - Know about housing and accommodation alternatives
Canada is a dream land for the millions of immigrants travel to this part of the world with various ambitions and goals every year. Its a land of opportunities for the skilled workers, students, and business persons. As per a report every year Canada welcomes more than 250,000 immigrants from all parts of the world. However, if you are a new immigrant in Canada and have not done any homework about the Canadian society, lifestyle, job and business prospects, housing and accommodation facilities, etc. then you might face challenges after landing here. Well, through this article, we want shall update you with one of the most crucial aspects for new immigrants in Canada, i.e. Housing and accommodation. Accommodation in Canada In Canada you will get a variety of housing and accommodation options based on your budget and requirements. You may look out for the temporary housing option first and then later on can explore the options for buying a house or renting it in a suitable location. Temporary housing Options in Canada Once you have arrived in Canada, the first thing you often look to do is find a temporary place for yourself to stay. The temporary housing options include hotels, hostels or other such accommodations. All these hotels and hostels, etc. have their own websites. You can explore these websites to verify the details, i.e. photographs, price, location, and facilities they offer. You can also refer a travel guides, online forums etc. You may also coordinate with the local Immigrant-serving organizations. They will updated you about the options available in your budget. Housing types
- Rental rooms: A huge single home at times are segregated into many personal bedrooms, which you can rent
- Houses: The separate houses are also available, i.e. both detached and semi-detached (townhouse where houses share a wall)
- Condominiums (Condos): A condominium is a kind of a legal ownership, of a housing unit, however, different from conventional buying of a house. You can term it as a unit in very high residential buildings
- Rental apartments: its the conventional apartment with one, two, or three bedrooms. However the Bachelor units are often come with a single room.