Originally Posted by immamom
Thanks all for the information and suggestions. I am also moving from the US and I lived in Montreal for 2 years (my husband did his post doc there) so I should have a credit record so hopefully this might help the situation.
I'm also going to check out that viewit site you mentioned.
Just to add a last point...i think it all comes down to making the landlord feel comfortable you arent some whacko and have good intentions and wont do the property damage and have sufficient funds to live there without an income..(in todays world, this would be in the form of a little extra security deposit or giving up something else but not just your word)....so I think the viewit.ca site will help you start a dialogue with the landlord (might need a week to develop some form of trust)...
Itll work out...good luck.