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Finding Your

Home in Canada

Discover the range of housing options and solutions available to newcomers in Canada with this comprehensive overview.

What are the Housing Options in Canada for Newcomers?

When exploring housing options, it’s helpful to consider your housing needs at different intervals based on your arrival stage:

Housing Timeline for a Canadian Newcomer

Option 1

Rentals for Newcomers to Canada

Search on your own with Rentals for Newcomers

Rentals for Newcomers is your most direct route to connecting with landlords who value newcomers as tenants. It’s been designed to reduce the headache, heartache and expense of searching for your first rental home in Canada.

Rentals for Newcomers

Rentals for Newcomers is here to help! Our easy-to-navigate website is filled with great listings, tips, and resources to make your search easier. Register today and start your search!

Are you a potential tenant? 

Register today and start connecting with landlords who value newcomers as tenants.

I am a Home Owner
Are you a potential landlord? 

Find out how you can connect with our steady supply of valuable tenants! 

I am a Landlord

Option 2

Home sharing in Canada for Newcomers

Home Sharing in Canada

Home sharing is a living arrangement in which two or more unrelated people share a house or apartment together. Finding a room to rent in a shared home is a great way for newcomers to cut down on high living costs upon first arrival in Canada.

Rooms for Newcomers

Prepare for Canada and Sparrow are pleased to be working together to offer a home-sharing option that is budget-friendly, safe, easy and enjoyable. And with housing in Canada becoming more expensive in cities across Canada, finding affordable housing can be challenging.

Renting a room in a house through our option means you’ll have your own room, and you’ll share a bathroom and kitchen with a host. With flexible terms, this makes it an ideal solution for newcomers and international students.

Find the Perfect Home for You. Free to Use. Register Today!

Are you looking for a room?
I am a Renter  
Are you a potential host?
I am a Home Owner

Option 3

Working with a real estate agent in Canada

Rent Using A Real Estate Agent

Renting with the help of a Real Estate Agent (Realtor) can be highly beneficial when searching for a rental property in Canada. An experienced Agent knows how to present potential renters to the Landlord in the best possible way, increasing their chances of approval.

Connect with a Realtor

Prepare for Canada and Souqh are pleased to be working together to connect newcomers with real estate agents who can assist in rental property searches. Finding an agent that understands your rental needs and who can help you better understand leases and negotiate terms with landlords on your behalf can make your search efficient and less stressful. 

Working with a real estate agent can also help you build a solid and trusting relationship with somebody who can help you when it comes time for home ownership.

Find the Perfect Home for You. Free to Use. Register Today!

Are you looking to rent using a real estate agent?  

Connect with a real estate agent who is right for you. 

I am a Home Owner
Are you a real estate agent?

Find out how you can become part of our program!

I am a Real Estate Agent

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Free Webinars for Newcomers to Canada

Are you a newcomer to Canada and looking for a place to live?

Finding accommodation in Canada can be challenging, but we are here to help. Join our free webinar called “Renting Your First Home in Canada” and learn about:

  • How to search for rental apartments
  • How to find the best location to rent
  • What to do before you move
  • Basic Landlord/Tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Renting without a credit history

Free Guide