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Jul 25th 2021, 6:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Stamp Duty

We are in the process of buying a UK house having just returned from Canada and have to pay the extra stamp duty of 2%. You can claim the extra stamp duty back after you become an ordinary resident...
Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2021, 6:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: Transfer money between different banks (both my account)

My family and I have just moved back to the UK. We have kept our TD account open for the time being and tried to change our contact details to our UK address and it won't let us enter a UK address or...
Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2021, 6:29 am
Replies: 21
Views: 857

Re: at border control uk- which queue should I go in?

I would use whatever passport is on your COVID documentation to avoid any issues. The documentation is rigidly checked for completness before they let you through check in. A number of people had...
Jul 3rd 2021, 12:28 am
Replies: 83
Views: 4,659

Re: Moving Back to UK from Canada- Any Recent Experiences?

We are heading back on the 18th July from Victoria. Everything going to plan, sold property, car and most of our belongings. We have Purchased a property in Looe, Cornwall in a conservation area so...
Jun 22nd 2021, 11:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Home Time

We are using Pet Smart for a Cat to be shipped back from BC to the UK. Not cheap though. Roughly about $4k. I think others have used these guys for around $2khttps://www.animaltravel.com/
Jun 22nd 2021, 11:20 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502

Re: Moving foreign Covid vax record to UK/NHS

I have had the 2 Astra Zen shots and still alive! Heading back to the UK from Canada on July 18th to retire. Hoping they will relax the 10 day quarantine requirement for people who have had the 2...
Jun 18th 2021, 12:23 am
Replies: 1
Views: 421

Re: Help with TOR

Complete the TOR as soon as you can. I submitted ours and it got approved in 2 weeks. There is a section on importing pets where it tells you to upload the pet health certificate, this can't be done...
Jun 18th 2021, 12:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 326

Re: Importing pets

We are taking our cat back to the UK and are using these people (not cheap though):-

​​​​Rebecca Pratt
Pet Travel Specialist
Ladyhaye International Pet Travel Ltd
Unit 7,Starborough Farm,...
Forum: Canada
Jun 7th 2021, 5:24 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,697

Re: Joleah's thread about moving back to the UK

We sold our property in Victoria and have had an offer accepted in Looe, Cornwall. We fly to the UK on the 18th July. We have had some great times in Canada but now think its the right time to...
May 28th 2021, 2:24 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,059

Re: British citizens moving back to UK from Canada to retire

Progress update:- we sold our property in Victoria in an hour, above asking, with no subjects and exchanged contracts within 3 hours. That was easy and straightforward. We recently had an offer...
May 28th 2021, 2:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,059

Re: British citizens moving back to UK from Canada to retire

I received my confirmation a few weeks back. It certainly did take a long time.
Forum: Canada
May 28th 2021, 2:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,697

Re: Joleah's thread about moving back to the UK

I would also say Canada is a very different place than it was years ago, It has certainly changed since we arrived in 2007 and definitely not for the better. We have just had an offer accepted on a...
Forum: Canada
May 18th 2021, 12:02 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851

Re: Just sold our property and returning to the UK - International shippers?

I am not sure what you mean by 'not a lot of economic activity' but it looks like the SW is in the middle of a housing boom especially Cornwall. Hopefully this will moderate with the Stamp Duty...
May 17th 2021, 11:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Re: A few Transfer of Residence Questions - Your views please.

I sent our TOR in this week. It will be interesting to see what the turnaround time is HM Customs indicated it was currently 14 days when I called them. We cannot get the cats health certificate...
May 11th 2021, 9:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: Exchange rate Canada UK

I have an account with HSBC and have both Cad and Pounds. The exchange rate seems to be trading between a narrow range at the moment between $1.70 and $1.74. We have just sold our property in...
May 11th 2021, 9:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Re: A few Transfer of Residence Questions - Your views please.

We have just completed out TOR and getting ready to send it in. Firstly you are only required to show a total valuation for HM Customs nit an itemized value list. From what I have gathered I think...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2021, 8:54 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851

Re: Just sold our property and returning to the UK - International shippers?

Hi Jerry, my brother works in Devonport. Plymouth is not the best of cities in the SW but we are only staying there until we find a property in either Devon or Cornwall. I have always loved the SW of...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2021, 8:48 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851

Re: Just sold our property and returning to the UK - International shippers?

The shipping rates don't appear too bad on the quote but we found out the $14k did not include packing reading for shipping this end despite us requesting to. This added another $6k but was still...
Forum: Canada
May 11th 2021, 8:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851

Re: Just sold our property and returning to the UK - International shippers?

Good to see you guys still on here. That was 15 years ago! Yes I was very anti UK. We got out just before the big financial crash by the skin of our teeth. Our plan was to live in the Okanagan but...
Forum: Canada
May 6th 2021, 12:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851

Just sold our property and returning to the UK - International shippers?

We put our house on the market yesterday and sold it within an hour above asking and no subjects ironically to an English guy originally from Camden in London. We move on the 15th July and will...
Apr 24th 2021, 11:52 am
Replies: 41
Views: 6,059

Re: British citizens moving back to UK from Canada to retire

They did say it would take some time. Thanks for the heads up.
Apr 9th 2021, 10:31 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,059

Re: British citizens moving back to UK from Canada to retire

Thanks for the response.
Just to confirm my understanding. For registered pensions payments from Canada we will not have to pay tax in Canada but will at our marginal rate in the UK?...
Apr 2nd 2021, 4:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 749

Re: Sale house

The Federal Liberals have given the Canadian Mortgage Association $250,000 to look at the possibility.
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Apr 2nd 2021, 11:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 749

Re: Sale house

I think you are speaking about the 25% withholding tax on investments etc. in...
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