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Useful Links

The following organizations offer advice and/or services of interest to new home buyers in Ontario.

Home Construction Regulatory Authority

The Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA) regulates new home builders and vendors in the province. HCRA protects the public interest by fostering a fair, safe and informed marketplace that supports the goal of a continuously improved home building industry in Ontario. Visit www.hcraontario.ca

Consumer Protection Ontario

Consumer Protection Ontario provides information about your rights as a consumer when buying a new home or condominium.  Visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/consumer-protection-ontario

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers a helpful booklet called Consumer's Guide to Buying a Home. CMHC’s website also dedicates an entire section geared to home buyers. Visit  https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/buho/index.cfm or call (toll-free) 1-800-668-2642.

Canadian Bankers' Association  

Canadian Bankers' Association offers two helpful financial brochures called Mortgage Wise and Managing Money​​​​. Visit  http://www.cba.ca/ or call (toll free) 1-800-263-0231 for more information.​

Law Society of Ontario 

If you would like help selecting a real estate lawyer, call the Law Society of Ontario's lawyer-referral service (toll free) at 1-800-268-8326 or visit https://lso.ca/home. In Toronto, call (416) 947-3330.   

Ontario Home Builders' Association 

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) is a good place to start to source builders, developers and contractors in your area. Call (toll-free) at 1-800-387-0109, or search among OHBA’s 3500 members by visiting https://www.ohba.ca/. ​

City of Toronto

The City of Toronto provides resources for anyone involved in renovating or constructing a home in an established neighbourhood.  Visit  toronto.ca/infill.