Home ownership in any country is a privilege and also an essential part of raising a strong family. The great news is that we have programs for New-to-Canada mortgages. Let the Mortgage Allies team get you the best mortgage solutions.

Established credit is one of the major criteria for mortgage eligibility. Canada has a New-to-Canada mortgage program to remove the credit and other mortgage qualification criteria.

The New-to-Canada program divides borrowers into two groups.

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Temporary residents

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Permanent residents

If it’s been five years or less since you’ve immigrated to Canada, you have a permanent residency or have applied for your permanent residency, have a valid work permit and pay income tax in Canada – you could be eligible to join our New-to-Canada program.

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Mortgage Allies


​​Early in my business I realized that people don’t deal with us because we sell mortgages, or do mortgage renewals, but rather, because we are excellent at what we do and we care for them. I have made it my goal to de-commoditize mortgages by putting planning into every mortgage that we sell so that people can be mortgage free faster.

I enjoyed my aviation and aerospace career before starting my mortgage business. It was a glamorous career filled with excitement, but I wish I discovered earlier that I was destined to be an entrepreneur.

The incredible privilege of partnering with amazing people to create profit by serving clients with safe products have brought me much joy. Being a business owner has very little room for error; it is a continuous striving to be a better human being, leader, husband, father, servant, friend and innovator. It’s a good life.


  • 5 star review  My wife and I have nothing but positive things to say about our experiences with Jacques and his team. From the moment we connected with them we have felt that our best interests were being taken care of. Every step of the way we have received multiple options and explanations for every decision we have had to make. We have recommended them to anyone and everyone and we look forward to using their expertise in the future as we navigate through the ever changing housing market. Thank you Jacques & team, we truly appreciate your services.

    thumb C Lawrence
    September 4, 2019

    5 star review  The Mortgage Allies team is an absolute pleasure to work with and is excellent at what they do. Jacques truly works in the best interest of every client. He takes the time to understand your individual needs and secure a mortgage that is the best overall fit for you. He has a deep understanding of mortgages and offers so much more value than any other brokerage or bank today. The process is clear and transparent from day one and you will learn a lot about mortgages along the way. I would highly recommend Mortgage Allies for your mortgage needs.

    thumb Hartley Ruch
    September 4, 2019
  • 5 star review  Jacques and his team have been phenomenal throughout our home-buying process. We started working with the Mortgage Allies team a year prior to purchasing the home we will be closing on in a few weeks. As first-time buyers, Jacques and his team took the time to explain the mortgage process in a way that actually made sense, and was quick to answer any questions we had along the way. They helped to determine what we could afford and what we could do to improve our finances, walked us through the necessary steps, and also provided useful information on how we could become mortgage-free faster. Never once did we feel in over our head, or that our goal was unattainable. Thank you!!

    thumb Kelly Clark
    July 11, 2019

    5 star review  Dear Jacques, Will and I have just finished paying off our mortgage on our property on Estoril Road in Mississauga. I would be remiss if I didn't take the time to thank you, Jacques, and your colleagues for your guidance and knowledge in assisting us to make this day finally arrive!. I am convinced that by retaining your company [from the referral from our Real Estate Agent], we saved money and time. The transition from our condo mortgage to our house mortgage was seamless also. Again thank you! Donald G. Scott / William Tang

    thumb Donald G. Scott
    July 1, 2019
  • 5 star review  Very impressed by the expert advice and amazing customer service provided by the Mortgage Allies team. Answered every question for me and helped every step of the way throughout the process. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a reliable and professional mortgage broker. Thank you again!

    thumb Elaine Birkbeck
    May 31, 2019

    5 star review  I had the pleasure of working with Peter Saunders, after having visited a couple of the big 5 banks, and being unsatisfied with their service. Peter and the team at MA was knowledgeable, courteous, and aligned with my goals. I was never made to wait, and Peter came prepared with a comprehensive summary outlining the opportunities available to me. At that time circumstances were that I chose not to move on with a purchase, but I've kept in contact with MA ever since. If you're tired banks who are only interested in up-selling you in other services, and who aren't aligned with your goals, then I couldn't recommend Mortgage Allies more strongly.

    thumb muiz mukhtar
    May 13, 2019
  • 5 star review  He did it again! Second time was just as good as the first. Thank you Jacques and team.

    thumb Matt Dunlop
    April 11, 2019

    5 star review  This guy is incredible! He can keep it light with simple numbers, and he can go deeper if you want and show you where all of his numbers are coming from. I never felt uncomfortable to ask anything. He is really customer focused and he helped set us up to have more money in our pockets and a house to live in. I will definitely be recommending this broker to my friends and family, as he is operating in a class above the rest.

    thumb dan G
    January 30, 2019
  • 5 star review  Jacques and his team are amazing! If you need a mortgage they should be your first call.

    thumb David D'Cruz
    December 24, 2018

    5 star review  The thought of home ownership in Canada initially seemed impossible. The Mortgage Allies team simplified everything! Firstly, Not only was I able to buy a home at a great mortgage interest rate, but was given many benefits in the mortgage. As I was shown these benefits are often overlooked by home owners who are only focused on Low interest rates. It's all in the details that make for a great mortgage. Secondly, I was given 3 plans as to how I can become mortgage free fast! Life is ever changing and I thank the Mortgage Allies team for the Super support! It's a Good Life for sure

    thumb Andrew Bellamy
    June 3, 2017

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We work with a wide range of mortgage lenders and have access to the best mortgage rate discounts on the market.

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We focus on what will save you the most money over the entire mortgage. It is important to us to get you mortgage free as fast as possible, because we do not benefit from keeping you in debt.

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Once we have all of the relevant info, we crunch the numbers. Our team of mortgage experts check all of the mortgage options. We check it again. And again. Only then will we provide you with the best advice for your mortgage renewal, FREE of charge.

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We understand that when you’re new to Canada, things can be overwhelming. As people who were once new to Canada too, we take care of everything for you. That’s right! We collect and submit all the essential documents for your mortgage on your behalf.

“From the day I arrived at Lester Pearson International Airport, I loved Canada. This beautiful country only genuinely felt like home to my family and I once we owned our first home.”
– Jacques du Preez

To make sure you’re all sorted with what you need, the team at Mortgage Allies have put together some guidelines to get you started.

Your New-to-Canada Checklist:

  • A valid work permit or verification of landed immigration status.
  • A “9” SIN number, with proof that they have applied for permanent residency status.
  • 3 months minimum, full time, employment in Canada (corporate transfers are exempt from this).
  • 5% down payment must be from own resources. The remainder can be gifted from an immediate family member or corporate subsidy.
  • Normal, minimum down payment rules apply.