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The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Home in Ontario

If you’ve decided to purchase a new home, this handy guide should be helpful in getting things organized. There are many preparatory steps, and everyone’s situation is different, but certain common areas apply to every homebuyer.   For instance, prospective homeowners should understand the Ontario New Home HST Rebate and the pre-requisites for properly applying. […]

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How Is the HST Rebate in Ontario Calculated?

If you’re a property owner or a landlord considering the HST rebate in Ontario, your total refund amount could be quite substantial. The New Residential Rental Property Rebate, for example, is designed specifically for real estate investment properties that will be fully rented out. Often, with the many rules and regulations from the Canada Revenue […]

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What is The Timeline to File My HST Rebate Application?

From start to finish, the HST rebate in Ontario must be filed within two years of substantial completion. The New Residential Rental Property Rebate – also known as the NRRP Rebate – has two years on the final closing date. The NRRP Rebate is specific to new condominium purchases and new homes. The purchaser of the […]

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Why Does Ontario Rebate the HST on New Homes?

HST housing rebates are available to Ontario residents through Canada Revenue Agency. Residents can claim an HST rebate on a newly built home that will be the principal residence OR an investment property that will be used as a rental. These rebates allow individuals to recover portions of the provincial taxes and federal taxes that […]

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How Do I Get the HST Back on My New Home?

The New Home HST Rebate allows a homeowner to recover a certain portion of HST that was paid on a newly built home or on a substantially renovated home. It is sometimes referred to as the Ontario New Housing Rebate and only applies to the primary residence of the owner. When a homeowner applies for […]

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How Much Can You Actually Get With an HST/GST Rental Rebate?

Many government-type rebates and incentives have regulations that can be difficult to navigate. Some property owners find this to be true with the HST New Housing Rebate and HST Property Rental Rebate. Both have pre-requisites that can be difficult to understand. In order to avoid mistakes and oversights, it’s beneficial to know the GST HST […]

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Is My Investment Property Eligible For the New Home HST Rebate

Most Ontario residents have some knowledge about the HST Rebate in Ontario for principal residences. This rebate is offered ONLY to homebuyers who will live in the home as a primary residence. However, not many people are aware of the HST Rental Rebate offered to property investors who plan to rent the property. Many government […]

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How to Apply for the Ontario HST Rebate on a Substantially Renovated Home

Homeowners applying for an HST Rebate in Ontario may qualify for an HST Rebate on home renovations. This is a specific rebate for applicants who have completed a “substantial renovation” on their home, added a “major addition” to their home, or converted a non-residential home into a residential home. “Substantial renovations” are defined by Canada […]

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