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The latest in mortgage news: National Bank among first to offer First Home Savings Account

Steve Huebl
Publication date:
April 18, 2023
Article Summary: 

The article from Canadian Mortgage Trends provides an update on the mortgage industry, highlighting the introduction of the First Home Savings Account by National Bank in Canada. The First Home Savings Account is a new initiative aimed at helping Canadians save for their first home purchase. The account offers tax advantages and allows individuals to deposit up to a certain amount annually, with the option to withdraw the funds tax-free when ready to purchase a home. The article discusses the benefits of this savings account, such as potential government contributions and the ability to earn interest on savings. It also mentions the eligibility criteria and the growing interest from other financial institutions to introduce similar products. Overall, the article highlights the efforts made by National Bank to support aspiring homeowners and addresses the importance of saving for a down payment.


Mortgage news, National Bank, First Home Savings Account, Canada, Savings initiative, First-time homebuyers, Tax advantages, Deposit limits, Tax-free withdrawals, Government contributions, Interest on savings, Eligibility criteria, Financial institutions, Down payment, Homeownership

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Steve Huebl
The latest in mortgage news: National Bank among first to offer First Home Savings Account
April 18, 2023
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