About This Webinar
Buying a home in Canada and establishing roots is a dream that many newcomers have. And buying a home is one of the largest purchases that most people will make in their lifetime. So before you consider buying your first home in Canada, it’s best to learn the essentials of home buying.
Agenda
  • What to know about buying versus renting a home
  • How to decide if homeownership is right for you
  • How to start your home buying journey in Canada
  • What you need to know about home buying in Canada: an overview of how mortgages work
  • Costs to buy a house
  • How to get the best mortgage rates
  • Benefits of working with a Home Financing Advisor as a first-time home buyer in Canada.
Presenters
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David Frattini
Managing Partner, Prepare For Canada
David brings insights into the needs of prospective immigrants and recent arrivals related to living, working, and taking your first financial steps in Canada. He has built successful relationships with many stakeholder groups that range from professional associations to settlement services for newcomers. These critical relationships help newcomers to prepare and achieve success in Canada.
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Gurjeet Sidhu
Home Financing Advisor, Scotiabank
Before moving to Canada from India, Gurjeet had 14 years of experience working in retail and commercial banking. He has worked with top financial institutions including HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Axis Bank. Currently, Gurjeet is a Home Financing Advisor with Scotiabank, and brings extensive knowledge of how to navigate buying and financing a home in Canada.