We’re dedicated to helping you own your home and to building financial security for you and your family through our rent-to-own program. We offer alternative solutions for those that may not currently qualify for a traditional mortgage.
The JAAG Rent to Home Program is an obtainable opportunity for you to become a homeowner in less than 36 months without conventional financing. Join our program and benefit from our fast approval process, financial support, Real Estate Support, Credit Support, mentoring and Mortgage Financing. Our teams will guide you through the process of purchasing your dream home so you don’t have to do it on your own.
Have you always wanted to be a homeowner in Kitchener, Ontario? Together we’ll make your dreams come true! Our rent-to-own program is flexible and fully customized to your situation.Start the process. Get pre-approved today!
Kitchener is located in southwestern Ontario and can be found in a cluster of cities better known as the KW or the Tri-cities region, comprising three bustling cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, plus four scenic rural townships: North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot, and Woolwich. The Kitchener-Waterloo region is an active, thriving place to live, work, study and invest. Over 623,000 people live in Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge. The population has been steadily increasing by about 1.5% – 2% per year and has been one of the fastest-growing regions in Ontario. It is expected to reach 729,000 people by 2031. Approximately 23% of residents are immigrants living in the three cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge. Between 3,000 and 4,000 new immigrants move to the area annually.
Since the region has German settlement roots dating back to 1916, there is also a large German community. And there are more than 50,000 people in the area with German ethnic origins.
Kitchener has a thriving technology sector along a major highway and is in the 4th largest Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) in Ontario. It offers a mix of big-city benefits and small-town charm. Four hospitals serve the KW region, including Grand River Hospital, Freeport Campus, St. Mary’s General Hospital, and Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
The KW region has a diverse economy that covers a range of sectors, from manufacturing to high-tech industries. The area historically also has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Ontario. The region is home to world-class employment, and the employment rate is one of the highest in Ontario. With a strong manufacturing base and other industries to provide meaningful work, it is also a fast-growing hub for Technology and Innovation, Insurance, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive and Aerospace. The biggest employers in KW are Allianz Global Assistance Canada, BlackBerry Limited, Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada and The Gore Mutual Insurance Company.
Throughout the Waterloo region, there are 121 schools – 103 elementary schools and 16 high schools. There are 46 Catholic elementary schools and five Catholic high schools. In addition, Kitchener-Waterloo has several private, adult, and continuing education institutions.
The region is home to two universities and one technical college, the University of Waterloo – well known for its computer science, mathematics, and engineering programs; Wilfrid Laurier University – known for its business and economic programs; and Conestoga College – consistently rated as one of the best colleges in Ontario.
Fun Fact: In 1981, Kitchener was the first city to launch the “blue box” recycling program in Ontario.
Kitchener-Waterloo is conveniently close to highway 401, providing quick access to other major cities in the region. Highways 7 and 8 also pass through the area. It is common for residents to commute in and out of the town for work. From KW, you can drive to the nearby cities of Toronto, London, Brampton, and Hamilton in around an hour. The area is close to nearby airports, including Region of Waterloo International Airport, London International Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The Grand River Transit system operates a bus and light rail system within the KW region. The GO Bus and Train services allow you quick and convenient access to Toronto with frequent rapid transit.
Waterloo is a great place to work, go to school, and raise a family with many things to do for fun and leisure. The region has historic landmarks, a broad selection of excellent restaurants, thriving farmers’ markets, art galleries, museums, antique shops, and factory outlets.
The KW area is filled with diverse restaurants, pubs, and bars. There are many locations featuring European and German cuisine. The downtown area in Kitchener and Waterloo are great places to get a bite to eat.
Waterloo Region has many parks and trails along the Grand River for residents and visitors to explore. Larger parks, like Waterloo Park and RIM Park, house baseball diamonds, sports fields, picnic areas, public washrooms and access to transit and parking.
The region is home to the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League and the KW Titans of the National Basketball League of Canada. The entertainment scene offers a wealth of live theatre, concerts by local and visiting artists, and performances by the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.
We’ve helped over 200 families move into the home of their dreams. We’re excited for you to join the neighbourhood, and we’re here to help you whatever your situation may be. Get pre-approved today, and let’s find you your dream home.