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First Home Buyers and builders are the big winners in the Western Australia budget. The budget lifts the first owner grant for those buying a newly built home or building a new home, by $3000 to $10,000. The increase takes effect from September 15, bringing WA into line with other states and territories introducing measures to boost the take-up of new homes as the population expands. Master Builders Association housing ...

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First time home owners throughout Australia are entitled to a government grant. This grant is a lump sum of $7,000 for the purchase of a home (land sales excluded). There is a price cap of the home you can purchase of $750,000.00 below the 26th parallel and up to $1,000,000.00 above the 26th parallel. This is a significant help to those purchasing their first home, but is not the only ...

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First Home Owners comprise around twenty per cent of the new home market. This means that each year of the 20,000 new dwellings constructed each year, around 4,000 will be built by new homebuyers. Master Builders’ Association advice to homebuyers who are going through the building process for the first time is as follows: • Make sure you use a registered builder for your new home, and preferably a Master Builder member ...

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