home owner grant (FHOG) is a one-off grant payable to first home owners that
satisfy all the eligibility criteria.
The 2015-16 State Budget included a measure to abolish
the FHOG of up to $3,000 for the purchase of established homes.
This change will
apply to contracts for the purchase of an established home entered into on or
after 3 October 2015. First home owners
who entered into a contract to purchase an existing home before that date will
still be able to apply for and receive the FHOG and related first home owner
rate of duty for a period of 12 months after completion of the eligible
On or after 3 October
2015, purchasers of established homes will still be able to apply for the
first home owner rate of duty if the value of the home is below the current
threshold of $530,000.
The FHOG of up to
$10,000 for ‘new’ homes will remain unchanged.
Contact us: Make an enquiry
First Home Owner Grant Fact Sheet
Please note: There
may be a duty liability on the eligible first home owner transaction.
The FHOG UIN and Status Enquiry Facility is a web-based
tool that provides up-to-date information on the status of FHOG applications and
their UIN. If you are an applicant, settlement agent or financial institution
seeking a UIN on behalf of your client, can you please use the FHOG UIN and Status Enquiry Facility. Utilising this service
will assist us in maintaining a high service standard to all of our
Learn more about the facility
To use this facility you must have one of the following
internet browsers installed on your computer:
The Home Buyers Assistance Account, which provides assistance of
up to $2,000, is established under the Real Estate and Business Agents Act.
This grant is administered by the Department of Commerce.
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