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Whether you own a new home or condo, are considering buying one, or just love to dream about it, the Open Door blog is here to share stories that can help you protect what is likely the biggest investment of your life.

The Open Door blog is published by Tarion, a non-profit corporation that administers Ontario’s New Home Warranty Plan and registers all new home builders in Ontario. Click here to learn more about us.


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  • Blank protest signs on a floor with a megaphone
    June 3, 2019
    Trade strike delays and what it could mean for your new home
  • Condo under construction with Tarion bars
    May 28, 2019
    Five things you should know before buying a condo
  • Construction site of a freehold home with Tarion bars on the roof
    May 8, 2019
    Top three reasons for construction delays in new homes
  • Wooden toy house with time with hourglass
    April 25, 2019
    Don't leave your 30-Day Form to the 11th hour!
  • Back of couple's heads relaxing on a couch
    April 1, 2019
    Buying a new home? Here’s what you need to know about the warranty
  • One hand giving keys to another outstretched hand in front of a house
    March 21, 2019
    Four helpful tips when buying a resale home
  • House Frame
    March 7, 2019
    Tarion Talks: Episode 11, Delays
  • Construction workers discussing blueprints with cardboard mini house cutout in foreground
    February 14, 2019
    A renovation for Ontario’s Construction Performance Guidelines
  • Snow on rooftop of a house with Tarion's yellow triple bars
    January 31, 2019
    Don’t forget, winter home maintenance includes your roof!
  • An opened drawer with Tarion triple stripes within the drawer
    January 17, 2019
    The holey drawer: The results
  • An opened drawer with Tarion triple stripes within the drawer
    January 10, 2019
    The holey drawer: Warranted or not warranted?
  • Edge of a pool with a metal railing
    December 4, 2018
    Tarion Talks: Episode 10, Understanding Your Common Elements