land transfer tax: Ontario Government announces good news for first-time homebuyers - 11/15/16 02:46 AM
As a realtor who has worked with many first-time homebuyers over more than three decades in real estate, I’m happy to share good news for first-time buyers announced Nov. 14 by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa.
Starting Jan. 1, 2017, the provincial government will double the existing land-transfer tax rebate for first-time buyers, from $2,000 to $4,000. Charles Sousa made the announcement as part of the Liberal Government’s fall economic statement.
“Purchasing your very first home is one of the most exciting decisions in a young person’s life, but many are worried about how they will be able to afford their first condo … (0 comments)

land transfer tax: First-time Homebuyer? Programs to boost down payment & reduce expenses - 05/29/16 07:37 AM
First-time Homebuyer? These programs can boost your down payment and reduce expenses 
 

 
In my more than 30 years as a realtor, I’ve always loved working with first-time homebuyers to help them achieve their dream of entering the real estate market, often after years of paying rent.
 
It’s wonderful to see my clients’ excitement when an offer is accepted and they know they finally have a place they can call their own.
 
If you are thinking of buying your  first property and you’re struggling to put aside the cash you’ll need, it’s good to know about several federal and provincial government programs … (0 comments)

land transfer tax: A Tax Credit for First-Time Buyers - 04/10/14 07:56 AM
In my three decades in real estate, I’ve worked with a lot of first-time buyers, and I’ve found that many of them are surprised when I inform them of how much they will need to set aside for some of the extra costs that they will face on top of the purchase price.
These buyers have saved carefully and have managed to put aside enough funds for a down payment, but they sometimes aren’t aware of the additional costs and have not planned for them.
It’s generally recommended that you set aside an amount equivalent to about 1.5 to 2 % … (0 comments)

 
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