First Home Owner Grant WA

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a scheme designed to help first home buyers purchase their first home in Western Australia. It offers a cash grant of $10,000 to eligible first home buyers who purchase or build a new home valued at $750,000 or less (or $1,000,000 or less if the home is located north of the 26th parallel). The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) also offers stamp duty concessions to eligible first home buyers, depending on the value of the property they are purchasing.

Cash Grant



Cash Grant Currently the cash grant is $0 for first home buyers purchasing an established home and $10,000 for first home buyers purchasing or building a new home. The grant is only payable where the value of properties is $750,000 or less, or if the home is located north of the 26th parallel to $1,000,000 or less.

Stamp Duty Concession


For first home buyers purchasing established homes you may be entitled to pay $0 stamp duty on purchases of $430,000 or less. If you buy between $430,000 and $530,000 you will pay $19.19 per $100 or part of $100 above $430,000. Purchases over $530,000 attract stamp duty at normal rates.

For first home buyers building a home you may be entitled to pay $0 stamp duty on land purchases of $300,000 or less. If your land value is between $300,000 and $400,000 you will pay $13.01 per $100 or part of $100 above $300,000. Purchases of vacant land over $400,000 will attract stamp duty at normal rates.

Stamp Duty Concession Requirements


NOTE you will only receive the above stamp duty concession on the land when you enter into a building contract. If you buy the vacant land only you will not receive any stamp duty concessions until such time as you enter into a building contract.

Do you qualify?


The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a great way to save money on the purchase of your first home in Western Australia. If you are a first home buyer and you are thinking about purchasing or building a new home, I encourage you to learn more about the FHOG scheme and see if you are eligible.

To find out if you qualify for the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) scheme, contact us and we can help you through the application process.

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Navigating the FHOG scheme and understanding your eligibility can feel overwhelming. Don't let those hurdles stall your homeownership journey! At Lime Mortgage Brokers, we have extensive experience guiding first-time buyers in Perth through the intricacies of the FHOG and securing the best deals for their needs.

Ready to turn your Perth homeownership dream into reality? Contact Lime Mortgage Brokers today for a free consultation. We'll assess your eligibility, navigate the paperwork, and ensure you maximise your FHOG benefit. Let's unlock the doors to your first home together!

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