First home buyers

As a first home buyer you may be entitled to one of the New South Wales (NSW) Government’s home buyer grants or concessions. On this page, you will find all grants and concessions available to first home buyers in NSW and a summary to help guide you to further information on the grant or concession most relevant to you.

If you are not eligible for a first home owner duty exemption or concession, you can calculate the amount of duty you will be liable to pay on our transfer of land or business page.


Housing affordability

2017 Budget - Housing affordability

More information The NSW Government announced changes in the 2017 Budget to first home benefits available which take effect from 1 July 2017.


First Home Buyers Assistance scheme

First Home Buyers Assistance

A duty exemption on new and existing homes valued up to $650,000 and vacant land valued up to $350,000.

A duty concession on new and existing homes valued between $650,000 and $800,000, and vacant land between $350,000 and $450,000.


First Home Owner Grant Scheme

First Home Owner Grant (New Home)

More informationApply nowA $10,000 grant is available to first home buyers where the value of the new home purchased does not exceed $600,000 or for a property where you enter into a comprehensive building contract, or are an owner builder the total value does not exceed $750,000.


Transfer of land or business duty

Transfer of land or business duty

More information Pay nowA duty applied to the sale or transfer of land or a business.

Last updated: 6 March 2018