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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 10% 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

At Genworth Financial Canada, we want to help protect the environment and support consumers as they make environmentally friendly choices. Through our 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 HERE