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First home buyers may be eligible for exemptions or concessions on transfer duty under the First Home Buyers Assistance scheme, if any of the following apply:

  • the value of the new or existing home purchased is between $650,000 and $800,000
  • the value of the vacant block of residential land is between $350,000 and $450,000.
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  1. Select the ‘Download PDF form’ button.
  2. Complete the form.
  3. Lodge the completed form and supporting documents with your solicitor or conveyancer.
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  • individuals (not a company or trust) who:
    • are at least 18 years old
    • have not previously owned property in Australia
    • have a spouse who has not previously owned property in Australia
    • have not received a First Home–New Home exemption or concession.

You must have already exchanged contracts to purchase your first home or vacant land.

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  • Penalties apply for false or misleading statements for first home benefits.
  • You’ll need to occupy the home as your principal place of residence for 6 months continuously, within 12 months of the agreement.
  • Permanent members of the Australian Defence Force are exempt from the residence requirement.
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Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-first-home-buyers-assistance-scheme