Visit the Fair Trading website for advice and information to help you buy a new home, or contact the Home Purchase Advisory Service on 1300 468 746.
First home benefits of up to $24,990 are available being the $7,000 First Home Owner Grant and a duty exemption of up to $17,990 under the First Home Plus Scheme.
The First Home Plus scheme provides exemptions or concessions on transfer duty for people who are buying their first home in NSW. This includes buying vacant land on which you intend to build your first home.
Helpful information to guide you through how much you can afford, types of lenders and types of loans.
The Mortgage Assistance Scheme provides short-term help if you are experiencing temporary difficulties with home loan repayments because of an unavoidable change in circumstances.
The key to successfully selling your home is choosing the right agent. This page gives some guidance to using an agent.
A capital gain - or capital loss - is the difference between what it cost you to get an asset and what you received when you disposed of it.
Information about retirement villages and organisations that offer assistance to people living in a village, or considering moving into one.
NSW residents are free to choose their gas and electricity providers. You may be able to continue using your current provider. Alternatively, you may choose to shop around for a better deal.
Simple things you can do in and around your home to save money, power and help reduce our impact on the environment.
When you rent a place to live the landlord must ensure it is in a reasonable state of repair, taking into account the age and remaining life of the property and the amount of rent payable.
When you move house it is advisable to redirect your mail so that no important letters, bills or memberships get left behind at your old address.