8/23/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Politicians are zeroing in on ways that just might make the dream of owning a home that much easier. ... More

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  5/4/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Long-awaited tweaks to the government’s First-Time Home Buyer Incentive came into effect on Monday. ... More

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  4/27/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Effective May 3, 2021, the Federal Government will be expanding the First Time Home Buyer Incentive program to enhance eligibility in Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria Census ... More

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  4/20/2021 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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The ongoing surge in home prices across the country is discouraging a large number of young non-homeowners, many of whom say they’re giving up on the dream of homeownership ... More

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  12/1/2020 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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The federal government just released the Fall Economic Statement, announcing changes to the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive for prospective homeowners in some of Canada’s ... More

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  11/22/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Some fresh information on the status of the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) and a possible increase on the $1M cap for insured ... More

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  9/16/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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In an election announcement on Thursday, Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau promised to turbocharge the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive (FTHBI) for Canadians who live in ... More

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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The incentive will allow eligible first-time homebuyers who have the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage with CMHC, Genworth or Canada Guaranty, to apply to finance a ... More

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  6/18/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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While more details about the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive were released this week, there remains a glaring problem. ... More

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  5/11/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) gave a candid assessment of the country’s housing market, saying the “party” of homeownership as a ... More

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  4/16/2019 | Posted in Mortgages and Real Estate by Michael Antczak
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CIBC economist says regulators need to revisit rules that have made it harder to get a mortgage. ... More

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  4/4/2019 | Posted in Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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Canada's housing agency says new spending measures aimed at helping first-time buyers afford homes won't push prices up more than a few tenths of a percentage point. ... More

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  3/25/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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New measures for first-time home buyers could keep Canada’s housing market at cooler levels until autumn, according to a report by Royal Bank of Canada. ... More

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  3/22/2019 | Posted in First Time Home Buyers by Michael Antczak
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The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive actually reduces affordability. ... More

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  3/19/2019 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Michael Antczak
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Budget offers an array of incentives aimed at first-time homebuyers, raises the limit on tax-free RRSP withdrawals. ... More

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