you may be eligible to claim a rebate for a part of the HST you pay on the purchase price of a newly constructed home or the cost of building your home if;
1) you buy anew or substantially renovated home from a builder;
2) you buy a new mobile home or a floating home from a builder or vendor;
3)you buy a share of capital stock of a co-operative housing corporation;
4)you constuct or substantially renovate your own home,or carry out a major addition;
5)your home is destroyed in a fire and is subsequently rebuilt.