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First home owners grant and rebates – 5 things you need to know that could save you thousands

It is often said, “It’s not what you know, but who you know in life that counts.” But when it comes to First Home Owners Grant and Rebates, knowing what is available and who can help you with the process are equally important. Because ongoing changes to the government’s First Home Buyers Grant and Rebates …

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The $10,000 First Home Owner Grant applies to some renovated properties.

The $10,000 First Home Owner Grant is only for new properties – or is it?

As you may know, the First Home Owner Grant changed last year to provide just $3,000 to buyers of established homes, while raising the grant to $10,000 for buyers of new homes. But did you know that brand new homes aren’t the only ones that allow buyers to apply for the $10,000 grant? Buyers of …

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Stamp duty changes will impact buyers in the future.

What you need to know about stamp duty changes for first home buyers

Last week the state government announced changes to the First Home Owner Rate of Duty, which will impact buyers in the future. Previously, stamp duty was waived for first home buyers buying a property of $500,000 or less. From $500,000 to $600,000, first home buyers were charged a reduced rate of duty. Under the new …

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New homes are now favoured under the First Home Owner Grant.

What you need to know about changes to the First Home Owner Grant

Last week the state government announced changes to the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) that will impact your future buyers. The changes slant the grant away from existing homes and toward new homes, in an attempt to encourage more buyers to build new properties. Previously, first home buyers could apply for a grant of $7,000 …

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First Home Owners can apply for a grant

Are You Eligible For the First Home Owner’s Grant?

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a one-off payment from the WA government. It’s designed to help first home buyers purchase or build a principal place of residence. At $7000, it’s of great use for first home buyers. Am I eligible? There are a few key criteria that determine whether you’re likely to be …

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