Home buyer grants and assistance schemes

You may be eligible for NSW Government programs that make it easier to buy your own home. 

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Home Buyer Assistance Finder

The NSW Government offers 3 key programs to help home buyers.

The Assistance Finder will guide you through a series of questions about your situation and the home you want to purchase.

Based on your answers, it will provide an indication of your eligibility and instructions on how to apply. 

Find out more


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First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme

Many first home buyers will be exempt from transfer duty or pay a reduced rate when they purchase an existing home, new home, or vacant land to build on. 


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First Home Owner (New Home) Grant

First home buyers who build a new home or purchase a brand new or substantially renovated property can receive a $10,000 grant.


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Shared Equity Home Buyer Helper

Assists eligible single parents, older singles, and first home buyer key workers who would not be approved for a mortgage. 

Useful information

Key terms and eligibility requirements
Proving your identity – documents to submit

The acceptable identification documents you'll need when applying for home buying assistance.

Shared Equity Home Buyer Helper resources

Prospective applicants and current participants should refer to:

Which home buyer assistance program is right for you?

Take the assessment now for an indication of whether you are eligible to apply.

Contact us

First Home Buyers
Assistance Scheme

Revenue NSW

First Home Owner
(New Home) Grant

Revenue NSW

Shared Equity Home
Buyer Helper

Service NSW

1300 135 195

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