I agree there's been active talks about it but nothing concrete. If you're looking to purchase please keep in mind the interest rates are still very low. The sellers are still somewhat nervous and are more flexible with pricing. They're not providing free lunch but as a buyer, Lucky is in the driver's seat. I'll be more then happy to assist, feel free to contact for all your real estate needs.
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If the half who has never purchased anything buys the property in their sole name, they would qualify for first time buyer's loan. However, if the assets and income from the other half are necessary or desirable for a joint mortgage, then I would expect that to disqualify the application from a first time buyer's loan, but check with a mortgage broker as I could be wrong.... more