Living in NSW
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.
Advice and information to help you build a new home or renovate your property.
Find out about how you can benefit from the NSW Government's Home Builders Bonus.
All you need to know about selling a property in NSW.
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.
Frequently asked questions about Rates and Charges.
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.
Compare broadband providers and packages to find the right plan for your needs.
Questions & answers: NSW electricity and gas prices and assistance with bills.
Find out about the housing assistance options available to you in NSW.
Find out about buying into a strata scheme and your rights and responsibilities.
Free, independent information, advice and advocacy for tenants throughout NSW.
This factsheet explains some legal issues for people sharing housing in NSW.
Things to consider before moving into a rented property and signing a lease agreement.
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.
Moving home also means you need to complete an electoral enrolment form after 28 days at your new address to allow you to vote in local, state and federal government elections.