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About Hamilton

Hamilton, Canada, is the third largest city in Ontario, with a population of about 721,000. It boasts one of the largest steel industries in Canada, earning the nicknames “The Hammer” and “Steeltown.” Its three neighbourhoods, East, South, and North Hampton, are unique, each offering appeal to families and single people alike.

Hamilton attracts families and individuals of all interests. It has an endless number of restaurants, markets, and parks to wander. You can spend the day admiring one of the many waterfalls or witness the beautiful views of Lake Ontario. Hamilton, Canada, has over 390 parks, offering hiking trails, ponds, sports, and boating.

Hamilton has a wide range of schools to consider. You can find McMaster University, Mohawk College, Redeemer University College, Brock University and College Boreal in Hamilton. With plenty of nightlife, numerous festivals, notable schools and affordable housing, Hamilton, Canada, is the perfect spot for new families, college students, nature lovers and artists.

Hamilton - Land Transfer Tax

When purchasing a property in Hamilton, 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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