Canadian Western Trust

Transfer your arm's length mortgage to CWT

Canadian Western Trust Arm's Length MortgagesCommitted to continuing to administer self-directed arm’s length mortgages

For over 30 years, Canadian Western Trust has operated as one of Canada’s leading administrators of self-directed arm’s length mortgages.  As a number of Canadian financial institutions exit the self-directed mortgage business, transferring your arm’s length mortgage to Canadian Western Trust is a sensible choice to ensure the ongoing administration of your investment.  With a commitment to continue to serve the needs of Canada’s self-directed mortgage investors, our personalized and cost-efficient service makes transferring your arm’s length mortgage to Canadian Western Trust simple and straightforward.

Financial assistance with your transfer

To assist with the costs of transferring your arm’s length mortgage, for a limited time through to June 30, 2018, CWT will:

  • Waive inbound account transfer fees
  • Assist with legal costs or transfer of mortgage fees up to $150, payable by cheque
  • Charge account fees in arrears

Transferring is simple - get started today

Transferring your arm’s length mortgage to Canadian Western Trust is straightforward and inexpensive.  To get started:

  1. Open a CWT Self-Directed Account
  2. Initiate a transfer in kind of the mortgage from your relinquishing institution:
  3. Assist CWT by supplying additional documentation as needed. CWT will facilitate the reregistration of the mortgage with the applicable Land Titles or Land Registry Office

Please note, transfers may require up to three months to process depending on the relinquishing institution.

We’re here to help

If you have any questions about CWT’s self-directed arm’s length mortgage account service, or about transferring your mortgage to CWT, contact our Client Service Team at 1-800-663-1124 or at