Home buyer guide
These links are provided by the Government of Canada to inform home buyers and sellers on how to manage the purchase or sale of their home.
- Home buyer guide for newcomers to Canada
- Tips for buying a resale condomium
- Mortgage information, financial calculators, and government programs for buyers
- Housing and financial information for people aged 55 and over
- Accessible and adaptable housing that enables people of all ages and abilities to stay in their community as long as possible
Use these resources to help you organize and plan for your home purchase:
- Step 1: Is Homeownership Right for You?
Buying a home is one of the biggest emotional and financial decisions you’ll ever make. Prepare by learning about the process of home buying and the responsibilities of homeownership.
- Step 2: Are You Financially Ready?
This step guides you through some simple calculations to figure out your current financial situation, and the maximum home price that you should consider.
- Step 3: Which Home is Right for You?
Once you have a good idea about your finances, you’ll need to think clearly about the home you’d like to buy. You need to think about your current and future housing needs and what characteristics are important to you in a home.
- Step 4: The Buying Process
Before you start searching for a home you need to think about your current and future housing needs and what characteristics are important to you in a home.
- Step 5: Make an Offer and Close the Deal
Negotiating the best price and closing terms is part of the services that a Realtor® offers his or her clients.
- Step 5: Now That You’re a Homeowner
Practical advice for homeowners on their financial responsibilities as well as the importance of home maintenance and renovations.
These user-friendly checklists and worksheets will help you all throughout the home buying process.
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