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Quick Links for First-Time Home Buyers

Home Group Team
Nov 28 3 minutes read

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49%

of first-time home buyers are Millennials (25-34)

61%

of first-time home buyers purchased a detached home

50%

of first-time home buyers felt price was the most important factor to consider

85%

of first-time home buyers spent the most they could afford on their home, versus 68% of repeat buyers

(CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION, 2018)

Top 5 Must-Have Resources


The Government of Canada's FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER INCENTIVE helps qualified first-time homebuyers reduce their monthly mortgage carrying costs without adding to their financial burdens.

Am I Eligible?

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The Government of Canada's MORTGAGE CALCULATOR determines your mortgage payment and provides you with a mortgage payment schedule. The calculator also shows how much money and how many years you can save by making prepayments.

Calculate Mortgage

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The Government of Canada's MORTGAGE QUALIFIER TOOL helps you determine whether or not you can qualify for a home mortgage based on income and expenses.

Do I Qualify For A Mortgage?

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The Government of Canada's DOWN PAYMENT REFERENCE PAGE helps you determine what your down payment should be.

Learn More About Down Payments

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The Government of Canada's MORTGAGE REFERENCE PAGE explains the different types of mortgages and helps you decide which is best for you.

Learn More About Mortgages

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