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About Ottawa

Ottawa is located in the southeastern part of Ontario and is the capital of Canada. It is the fourth largest city in Canada, with a population of around 952,000, neighbouring Quebec. Central Ottawa, East End, West End, and South End divide the city into four sections. Each area has unique characteristics and charm that appeal to an array of individuals and families.

Sitting on the edge of the Ottawa River, Ottawa boasts many attractions tourists and residents enjoy. The downtown area brings in a large music scene due to the National Arts Centre. In addition, Ottawa is home to the National Art Gallery and Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame.

Downtown is also where Parliament Hill is, making it the perfect spot for picnics, sports, and celebrations. As the seat of Canada's governing body, Ottawa provides endless long-term employment options to its residents. With so many activities and unique neighbourhoods, Ottawa, Canada, has a home for everyone.

Ottawa - Land Transfer Tax

When purchasing a property in Ottawa, 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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