How To Obtain The First Home Owners Grant

How to obtain the First Home Owner Grant

First Home Buyers may get a helping hand from the Federal Government, in the form of the First Home Owners Grant, which is equivalent to a tax-free money under First Home Owners Scheme grant.

Additional rebates are available from each State, and Federal government. You can access the relevant grants from the links per state below.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRANT, YOU AND ANY JOINT APPLICANTS MUST SATISFY ALL THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

In addition, any person who has a relevant interest in the land on which the home is situated must be an applicant and must also satisfy the eligibility criteria:

  • + You must have an eligible transaction in relation to the purchase or construction of your first home and
  • + You must reside in the home to which your application relates as your principal place of residence for a continuous period of at least six months.

THE PERIOD OF OCCUPATION MUST START WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE ELIGIBLE TRANSACTION IS COMPLETED

Below we have provided the web address for your state/territory office of revenue. They can provide you with the latest information on the First Home Owner Grant, including eligibility requirements and application forms.