My wife and I would like to use the S80,OOO we hold in RRSPs to purchase a cottage. Can we hold the cottage inside an RRSP and treat it like an investment?

Ask Moneysense, by Marc Lamontagne
December 2011

No, you can't hold property inside an RRSP - but you can hold what's called a self- directed mortgage.

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