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Muhammad Khurram Realtor
Muhammad Khurram Real Estate

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive can help you purchase your first home.
This incentive aims to help first-time homebuyers without adding to their financial burdens. There are no additional monthly payments. Participants must meet minimum insured mortgage down.




With this incentive, Government of Canada provides:


  • 5% or 10% for a first-time buyer’s purchase of a newly constructed home
  • 5% for a first-time buyer’s purchase of a resale (existing) home
  • 5% for a first-time buyer’s purchase of a new or resale mobile/manufactured home

The incentive is available to first-time homebuyers with qualified annual incomes of $120,000 or less. A participant’s insured mortgage and the incentive amount cannot be greater than four times the participant’s qualified annual income.



Here’s an example.

Anita wants to buy a new home for $400,000.
Under the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive, Anita can apply to receive $40,000 in a shared equity mortgage (10% of the cost of a new home) from the Government of Canada. This lowers the amount she needs to borrow and reduces her monthly expenses.
As a result, Anita’s mortgage is $228 less a month or $2,736 a year.



For Further Details About this Incentive