What are the new rules for minimum down payment on a home purchase?




What are the new rules for minimum down payment on a home purchase?

The Canadian federal government announced an increase in the minimum down payment required to buy a home for more than $500,000. The new regulations will come into effect on Feb. 15, 2016.

How it works: 

The new regulations will increase the minimum down payment from 5% to 10% on the portion of the home's price that's greater than $500,000.00

This helpful video breaks it down for you with easy to understand calculations.

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