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Episode 2: Before you Buy

Unpacked is an eight-part series to help new home buyers with their steps to homeownership, brought to you by Tarion, Ontario’s new home warranty administrator and hosted by Barb Digiulio. Buying a new home is one of the most exciting things you can do. Unfortunately, it can also be the most stressful -- but it doesn't have to be.

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Episode 2: Before you Buy

Join Tamina Ahmadi, Manager,Underwriting, and Catherine Longo, Legal Counsel, as they help guide you through how to research a builder, understand the purchase agreement, learn about warranty protections, and more.

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Episode 1: Tarion and the Ontario new home warranty

In this kickoff episode, President & CEO Peter Balasubramanian talks about Tarion’s unique role in Ontario’s new home industry.

Why was Tarion created? What does it do for consumers? How does Ontario’s warranty compare with that of other jurisdictions? How has Tarion evolved in its almost 50 years of existence to meet the changing needs of new home buyers? These are just some of the questions answered in this wide-ranging discussion.

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