Do I have to pay back my $7500 Home Buyers Tax Credit from buying my house in 2008?

Do I have to pay back my $7500 Home Buyers Tax Credit from 2008? I keep getting different answers every time. I bought a house in 2008 and got $7500 and was told that its basically a loan. Its not fair for ppl who bought the houses back in 2008 to pay back the $7500 Tax Credit when its free money for people who... show more Do I have to pay back my $7500 Home Buyers Tax Credit from 2008? I keep getting different answers every time.
I bought a house in 2008 and got $7500 and was told that its basically a loan. Its not fair for ppl who bought the houses back in 2008 to pay back the $7500 Tax Credit when its free money for people who bought a house in 2009 and got back $8000.
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