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Buying a home

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Everything you need to know about buying a home

Desjardins Homebuyer’s Guide - Ontario (PDF, 754 KB) - External link. This link will open in a new window.

Summary D.I.Y. Homebuilders’ Guide - Ontario (PDF, 909 KB) - External link. This link will open in a new window.

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Get preauthorized

What is the preauthorization certificate for?

  • Displays the maximum price of the house you can afford to buy
  • Shows you are a serious buyer and your purchasing capacity
  • Simplifies communication with the seller or real estate broker

3-step preauthorization

  1. Determine your financing needs with one of our advisors.
  2. Get a prompt answer.
  3. Get the loan terms and a preauthorization certificate upon approval.

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Montreal area:
514-745-9499

Elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.:
1-844-626-2476

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Montreal area:
514-745-9499

Elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.:
1-844-626-2476

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