Barrie Homes for Sale

About Barrie

Barrie, Canada, is part of “The Greater Golden Horseshoe,” boasting a population of around 136,000 residents. It attracts many for work too, with almost 15,000 people commuting into Barrie. It is home to many historical buildings, like Base Borden Military Museum, and performing arts venues, such as Mady Centre for the Performing Arts and the Georgian Theatre.

When in Barrie, check out the famous fashion boutiques downtown. You can even spend an afternoon checking out one of the many independent galleries. For beach lovers, head to Centennial Beach for a lazy day of sun and relaxation. Or, take a stroll or bike ride through Allandale Station Park.

When the cold weather rolls in, take the family to Snow Valley or Horseshoe Resort. Here you can enjoy a day of skiing, snowboarding, or even snow tubing. With plenty of restaurants and outdoor attractions, Barrie provides endless entertainment for all, making it the perfect location to settle down.

Barrie - Land Transfer Tax

When purchasing a property in Barrie, you’ll have to pay the Ontario Land Transfer Tax, which is due upon closing. There is no municipal transfer tax. If you’re a first-time home buyer, you could be eligible for a rebate to a maximum of $4,000. See below for Ontario Land Transfer Tax rates.

Ontario Land Transfer Tax

Purchase PriceRate
$0 - $55,0000.5%
$55,000.01 - $250,0001.0%
$250,000.01 - $400,0001.5%
$400,000.01 - $2,000,0002.0%

Land Transfer Tax Calculator

Provincial tax$6,475
Municipal tax$0
Total land transfer tax$6,475

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