Consumers


Behind On Your Mortgage

Concerned About Losing Your Home? Help is Available

Your home is the single most important investment you may ever make. Unfortunately, many people encounter financial difficulties during their lives which affects their ability to make regular mortgage payments. This can be an extremely stressful situation.

Take action at the first signs of trouble. The problem isn’t likely to go away and may only get worse if not dealt with.


First Steps

  1. Contact your lender immediately - they can help find the best solution for you
  2. Contact your mortgage broker or agent - they can provide you with sound advice
  3. Define your financial situation - develop a budget and stick to it
  4. Take charge of your finances - talk to a credit counselor about debt management
  5. Be realistic about your financial situation - be prepared to change your spending habits

Where to Go for Help

Canada Guaranty, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Genworth Canada provide information to prepare and educate homeowners so that they may confidently approach their lender and discuss ways to address financial difficulties in the repayment of their mortgage loan.

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