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Refund for First-Time Homebuyers

Qualifying first-time homebuyers in Ontario can claim a refund on the land transfer tax, up to $2,000. In order to quality:

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must occupy the home as your principal residence within nine months of the date of transfer.
  • You cannot have ever owned an eligible home, or an interest in an eligible home, anywhere in the world.
  • If you entered into an agreement of purchase and sale before December 14, 2007, the eligible home must be newly constructed and you must be eligible for  the Tarion New Home Warranty.

You can find out how much your Ontario and Toronto land transfer tax would be by using our land transfer tax calculator.

For full details, visit the Ontario Land Transfer Tax Refund for First-time Homebuyers help page.


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Toronto Real Estate Board - IDX Last Updated: 9/15/2019 8:24:27 AM