Buying and selling property

What you need to know about buying and selling a home. Calculate your buying costs such as transfer (stamp) duty, and if you are eligible for first home buyers assistance.

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Buying residential property in NSW

This is a guide for people who are buying residential property in NSW. It provides information about managing your money, deciding what type of property to buy and how much you can afford to pay.
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Selling a property

Fair Trading has information on selling a property including understanding the sales process, choosing an agent, agency agreements and laws about underquoting.
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First home buyer grant and assistance

Buying or building your first home? The NSW Government offers a grant of $10,000 and assistance with transfer duty for eligible first home buyers.
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