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What REALTORS® need to know about Tarion


The Tarion Warranty Corporation regulates the new home industry in Ontario. Tarion administers the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, licenses new home builders, and helps protect Ontario home buyers’ warranty rights.

Quick Facts

Did you know?

  • Builders in Ontario must register all new construction (e.g. freeholds and condos).
  • New homes come with a 7 year warranty that stays with the home even if it changes owners in the same period.

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