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HomeBuilder Grant: What you need to know

If you’re looking to buy your first home, considering your next home or maybe looking to renovate, then you might be interested in learning more about the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant.

The HomeBuilder scheme is a tax-free grant program that is designed to help eligible owner-occupier (including first home buyers) with a $25,000 grant to help build a new home or renovate an existing one.

Who is eligible?

Owner-occupiers who are building or renovating a home and meet the following criteria:

When can you access HomeBuilder?

You must enter a building contract between June 4, 2020 and December 31, 2020 to either:

Construction must commence within three months of the contract date.

Which properties are eligible?

All dwelling types such as houses, apartments, house and land, and off the plan purchases are eligible for this grant as long as the owner-occupier is building a new home or renovating an existing one.

If renovating, property additions that are not connected to the main residence including pools, sheds, courts or garages will not be eligible for this grant.

New build or renovations for investment property will also not be eligible.

Next steps

Ready to build or renovate? We’re here to help!

If you’d like to know more about the HomeBuilders Scheme and discuss home loan options to suit your needs, get in touch with us to get started today.

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The information provided is general information only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. We recommend that you consider whether it is appropriate for your circumstances. Your full financial situation will need to be reviewed prior to acceptance of any offer or product. This article does not constitute legal, tax or financial advice and you should always seek professional advice in relation to your individual circumstances. Subject to lenders terms and conditions, fees and charges and eligibility criteria apply.