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CMHC offers savings for new home buyers.

More than 17% of the energy consumed in Canada is used to run our homes. Buying an energy-efficient home or making energy-saving renovations can offer big savings. A 15% CMHC mortgage loan insurance premium refund and extended amortization period without surcharge may be available when you use CMHC insured financing to purchase an energy-efficient home or make energy-saving renovations.

For more information on how you can save by choosing a BUILT GREEN® Home, please visit the CMHC website.

Genworth Financial Canada

Genworth Financial Canada, wants to help protect the environment and support consumers as they make environmentally friendly choices. Through their Energy-Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations are now eligible for significant premium savings when Genworth insurance is obtained.


Consumer Benefits

  •     A 10% refund of the Genworth mortgage insurance premium
  •     Refund of any extended amortization insurance premium surcharge (Loans with amortizations >25-years)
  •     Access to Genworth’s Homebuyer Privileges™, an exclusive on-line discount program for commonly purchased household items
  •     Enhanced qualifying: Debt Servicing Ratios can be calculated using the estimated reduced heating costs as per the energy efficiency evaluation report


Available on all Genworth mortgage insurance products. Visit their website.