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Land Transfer Tax Refund for First-time Homebuyers In Ontario first-time homebuyers may be eligible for a refund of all or part of the tax up to a maximum of $4,000. Beginning January 1, 2017, no land transfer tax would be payable by qualifying first‑time purchasers on the first $368,000 of the value of the consideration for eligible homes. First‑time purchasers of homes greater than $368,000 would receive a maximum refund of $4,000. [The refund will be reduced if one (or more) of the purchasers is not a first‑time homebuyer. The refund will be proportionate to the interest acquired by the individuals who qualify for the refund.]
First-Time Home Buyer’s Tax Credit from the Government of Ontario is a non refundable tax credit. It is calculated by multiplying the lowest personal income tax rate for the year by $5000. (2009: $750). If you are a buyer who has not owned a home in the year of purchase or in any of the last four preceding years qualifies or are a person with a disability (or purchasing for a person with a disability), you may be eligible. Property must qualify and must be of principal residency. Multi-residential properties will be considered.
Affordable Housing Homeownership Program from the Government of Ontario assists families with a no interest loan for up to 20 years to help with a down payment for a home. The home must be your own personal resident and you must qualify.
Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistant Program- RRAP Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance to low-income homeowners for mandatory home repairs that will preserve the quality of affordable housing. The program helps people who live in substandard dwellings and cannot afford to pay for necessary repairs to their home.
Refund of 10% of your CMHC Mortgage Loan Insurance Premium For Energy-Efficiency Buying an energy-efficient home or making energy-saving renovations can offer big savings. A 10% CMHC mortgage loan insurance premium refund, and a premium refund for a longer amortization period (if applicable) may be available when you use CMHC insured financing to purchase an energy-efficient home or make energy-saving renovations.
5% Down Payment Program Purchase a property with only 5% down (10% for self employed buyers or those with bad credit). This is an insurance program from Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation that protects lenders in case you are unable to meet your payments.
The information on this page may change from time to time and we ask that you enquire from each government source about updates.
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