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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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  • Shot of the interior of a condo living room
    October 3, 2019
    Decorating your new condominium
  • Welcome mat that says "hello"
    September 19, 2019
    Multiple warranties are great, as long as you don't get them mixed up
  • Word "home" spelt out using tools
    September 5, 2019
    Dos and don’ts when it comes to warranty repairs
  • Lawn mower cutting grass
    June 27, 2019
    Summer is the time for... warranty exceptions!
  • Condo under construction with Tarion bars
    May 28, 2019
    Five things you should know before buying a condo
  • One hand giving keys to another outstretched hand in front of a house
    March 21, 2019
    Four helpful tips when buying a resale home
  • Snow on rooftop of a house with Tarion's yellow triple bars
    January 31, 2019
    Don’t forget, winter home maintenance includes your roof!
  • Inter shot of candles on a windowsill with snow falling
    December 13, 2018
    A merry reminder from Tarion: Holiday hours and emergency procedures
  • Hand writing with a pen on a paper and toy wooden house in foreground
    November 8, 2018
    Your PDI Form is not a warranty form
  • Condo Speak
    October 11, 2018
    A guide to ‘condo-speak’
  • Home construction
    September 20, 2018
    Home construction terms 101
  • Buying A Home
    July 19, 2018
    Buying a home? 7 reasons why buying new may be the best choice