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Tuesday

5

FEBRUARY

2013

First Time Homebuyers - How Much Can You Afford?

First-time buyers may be particularly concerned with entering the expensive real estate market in Winnipeg, with the average home price escalating to around $230,000.

 What can you afford?

As a first time home buyer, it’s essential to figure out what you can afford. A rule of thumb is that your household expenses should not add up to more than...

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Tuesday

5

FEBRUARY

2013

First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit - Do you qualify?

The First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit is available for qualifying first time homebuyers who purchased a home after January 27, 2009. 

You can claim an amount of $5,000 for the Home Buyers' Tax Credit (HBTC) if both of the following apply...

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    Monday

    4

    FEBRUARY

    2013

    First-time homebuyers - RRSPs can help you buy a home

    Have you heard about the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP)?  It might be something that would interest you if you are a first-time home buyer planning to purchase a home. 

    The Home Buyers’ Plan is a program that will allow Canadian residents  and their spouses to each withdraw up to $25,000 from their RRSP - TAX FREE...

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