$15,000 First Home Buyers Grant
At Now Living, we deliver the smarter, hassle-free way of getting first home buyers into a brand new home. With brand new fully completed homes from $299k*, we can help you get started with just $1,000^ deposit.
On May 17th, 2017, the State Government announced that the grant will be reverting back to it’s original value of $10,000, despite it’s increase to $15,000 earlier this year. The boost payment is available to eligible first home buyers who enter into a contract between 1 January and 30 June 2017.
The FHOG grant is only available for new homes that have never been occupied and is a genuine one-time government grant, free of interest and it never has to be repaid.
Stamp duty has also been waived for first home buyers purchasing land under $300,000. Furthermore, home buyers purchasing land valued between $300,000 and $400,000 are also eligible for a lower rate of stamp duty on the land.
Do you qualify for the FHOG in WA?
To qualify for the FHOG for building a new home, first home buyers must meet the following criteria:
- Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- Never have owned a residential property in any Australian State or Territory
- Never have received a First Home Owners Grant from any Australian State or Territory
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Occupy the home as your principal place of residence for a continuous period of at least 6 months within 12 months of the completion of the FHOG transaction
Now Living’s expertise in affordable homes stretches beyond our house and land packages, our partnership with The Loan Company^ ensures you secure the best finance option for your situation, as well as any first home buyer government grants you’re eligible for, we’re here to guide you through the entire process.
Are you a first home buyer in Perth? Click here to find out how we can help you start building your future now or simply fill out the form on this page to find out more about the FHOG.
^Harrisdale Pty Ltd trading as The Loan Company Australian Credit Licence Number 386355.