A New Comer To Canada ™Program

A New Comer To Canada ™Program

Qualified homebuyers that have relocated or immigrated to Canada within the past five years meet the criteria under Genworth Canada’s not used to Canada system to acquire a house with less than a 5% deposit.

Find out more about the brand new To Canada Program with our helpful guide.

Appropriate Loan Purpose and Applicable Loan-to-Value Limits

Buy Deals:

  • 95% LTV
    • Home value = $500,000 – 5% advance payment required
    • Home value > $500,000 and *For brand new construction properties within the regions (Yukon, Northwest and Nunavut Territories) where brand new Residence Warranty is certainly not an alternative, Lenders must obtain either the occupancy license or even a third-party report from a expert professional such as for example: an inspector, designer or engineer. The qualified professional must carry the appropriate obligation insurance and confirm construction is finished in compliance with relevant bylaws and laws.

    Optimum Property Value

    • Home value needs to be significantly less than $1,000,000.

    Qualifying Terms and Rates Of Interest

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    • Fixed, standard adjustable, capped variable and adjustable price mortgages are allowed
    • Maximum interest rate term of 25 years
    • The qualifying rate of interest is the greater associated with contract price or 5-year benchmark price

    Amortization Options

    • As much as 25 years

    Premium Speed:

    The premium payable is the lower of this premium as being a per cent associated with the total loan that is new or the premium as being a percent of this top-up part regarding the extra loan quantity (if current insured) on the basis of the rates below:

    LTV Ratio Premium speed Top-Up Premium
    Up to 65% 0.60% 0.60percent
    65.01% – 75% 1.70% 5.90%
    75.01percent – 80% 2.40% 6.05%
    80.01% – 85% 2.80% 6.20%
    85.01% – 90% 3.10% 6.25%
    90.01% – 95% 4.00% 6.30percent

    The mortgage insurance coverage premium is non-refundable, paid in the period of closing and may even be included into the mortgage.

    Borrower Qualification

    Earnings and Employment

    • Standard income and employment verification requirements use.
    • three months minimal employment that is full-time Canada (borrowers being transported under a business moving system are exempt).


    • 90.01-95%: International credit file (Equifax or Transunion) showing a credit profile that is strong

    Two (2) alternative sourced elements of credit demonstrating timely re payments (no arrears) for the previous year. The two alternative sources required are:

    • Leasing re re payment history
    • An added alternative source (hydro/utilities, phone, cable, mobile phone and car insurance coverage).
  • Up to 90%:Letter of guide from an accepted monetary organization OR six (6) months of bank statements from main account