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Old Jun 24th 2010, 8:40 pm
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Hi guys. A family member is trying to rent a house in miami, he works in canada for a firm whos head offices are usa based. He is a canadian citizen and has a very well paid job but hs a few credit defaults, am i right in thinking he wont pass a credit check in order to rent? Is it the same process for buying ?
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Old Jun 25th 2010, 12:34 am
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He won't have any US credit history.

Just like anyone else in that situation, letter from company stating salary, a huge deposit, some bank statements, stuff like that usually help.

More problematic would be trying to enter the US for work without an appropriate visa, and having a rental in the US would look a bit dodgy.
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Old Jun 25th 2010, 7:46 am
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Thank you bob. I am trying to find some places in boca raton. He has stuffed up his british credit file while currently arguing with 2 companies theyve defaulted him. His salary is high and his canadian job i believe are usa based..i dont know where to look for homes as it looks as if were ruduced to areas the locals wont even go to!

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Old Jun 29th 2010, 12:26 am
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...His salary is high and his canadian job i believe are usa based.....
Doesn't matter. If he doesn't have authority to work in the US, he won't be allowed to work in the US.

Doesn't sound like he does.
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Old Jun 29th 2010, 8:54 pm
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He would have been transfered, but he also gets US job offers left right and centre..it was just his UK Credit file thats stuffed but hes been in Canada a year or so. Hes been offered TN or green card attached to the jobs hes being offered.
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Why boca?...personally i would pick delray beach/atlantic ave area.....
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