Want to buy a home in the USA? Refinance you Canadian home to get equity, to buy a home in the USA. Have a warm winter home in USA and a Summer home in Canada.
If you plan on staying in the USA for the winters this may be the way to go. While not living in the home you may also be able to rent your home that is not in use.
Owning 2 homes can be very econimical and the best of both worlds.