This is an exciting yet daunting endeavour.  The Mortgage Sisters are ready to walk you through the process from beginning to end.  There are benefits exclusive to first time home buyers designed to assist you with your purchase.

RRSP Home Buyer’s Plan

  • You can borrow up to $25,000 directly from your RRSP
  • There is no tax penalty
  • You have 15 years to pay the money back into your RRSP

Essentially, you are borrowing from yourself at 0% interest.

If you are wanting to use your RRSP’s as your down payment, your accountant will have you fill out a T1036 form. Here is a link to the Canada Revenue agency for this form:

First Time Home Buyers Incentive

Read more about the first time home buyers incentive program released September 2019.

First Time Home Buyers Incentive Program

First-Time Home Buyer’s Tax Credit

  • Allows you to recover up to $750 based on current tax rates
  • Allows you to recover some of the associated costs incurred with the purchase of your new home such as legal fees, land transfer taxes, and home inspections.

Here is a link to Revenue Canada regarding the First Time Home Buyer Tax credit.