You’ve moved to Canada. Congratulations! It’s a time of many changes for you and your family. If you’re like most immigrants to Canada, one of the things you’ll almost certainly want to consider is buying a home to settle into. Owning a home is a source of pride, satisfaction, and accomplishment, not to mention an investment that can grow over time to benefit you and your family.Genworth Financial Canada is The Homeownership Company. We know buying a home is a different experience for Canadian immigrants and we want to help.

So we spoke to new immigrants from coast to coast about their homeownership dreams, challenges and experiences after moving to Canada. Our goal was to put it all together here, in this new guide, to benefit you as you set out to make your dream of homeownership in Canada a reality.

This guide is filled with helpful information. Follow the links on the New To Canada Guide drop-down on the right to access information about the many things you’ll need to know to complete your home buying journey. If you have questions about anything you haven’t found here, please call us at Genworth, 1-800-511-8888 or e-mail us at and we will respond within the next business day.

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