First home buyers, you could own your own piece of luxury/custom built on 5% deposit
As of July 1st 2020, the Federal Government has opened up 10,000 more spots for first home buyers looking to crack the Australian property market with a minimal deposit. Known as the First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme, the benefit allows first-time buyers to put down just 5 percent deposit for a property with the government acting as guarantor for an additional 15 percent, so that the usual Lenders Mortgage Insurance is not required – Big savings!
As of January 1 this year 10,000 applications – for couples and singles alike – were made available, with a second 10,000 made available July 1 2020, for the 20/21 financial year. It’s a promising initiative for those looking to buy or build, but industry research has found that as many as eight-in-ten first home buyers don’t understand what the scheme is or if they are eligible to take advantage of it.
First Home Loan Deposit Scheme Price Caps:
In order to access one of the 10,000 First Home Loan Deposit Scheme applications, the property you are purchasing/building must fall below a certain threshold.
Capital City/Regional Centre:
Rest of State:
There are a few other grants to be taken advantage of. This includes the new HomeBuilder Scheme and the First Home Owners grant.
The HomeBuilder program, was due to finish at the end of last year, has been extended until March 31. Contracts signed between January and March this year will attract a lower rate of $15,000.
What is the new HomeBuilder Scheme?
The new HomeBuilder Scheme is a one-off, tax-free payment of $25,000 from the government to property owners. It is to help build or substantially renovate homes.
Are you eligible for the new HomeBuilder Scheme?
To be eligible for this grant, you must be; An Australian Citizen over the age of 18, earning less than $125,000 a year or $200,000 per couple. You must be an owner-occupier; this means that you must live in, or intend to live in the property that you would use the grant for.
Are homeowners allowed to access the grant to renovate their investment property?
No. Investment properties do not count, you must be the owner-occupier.
Can I use the HomeBuilder grant to build a swimming pool?
Unfortunately, only renovations that improve the accessibility, liveability, and safety of your property are eligible for the grant. This means that swimming pools, tennis courts, outdoor spas and saunas, sheds, or garages are not applicable.
Some more information:
If you are using the grant to build a new home as your main residence, the value of that property including land must not exceed $750,000. If you are using the grant to renovate your existing home; The renovation contract must be valued between $150,000 and $750,000, and the value of your home prior to renovations must not be worth more than $1.5 million. Renovations can include knockdown and rebuilds.
Is this grant only for first home buyers?
The HomeBuilder grant is available for any property owner provided they meet the eligibility requirements above.
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That’s the big question. A lot goes into custom design and construction. Again, we are honest and constantly educating our clients right from the first time we meet them, right up until we’ve handed them the keys and provided information on how we support them after they’ve moved in. I have letters and pamphlets telling our clients step by step what will be happening next all the way through the build. This combined with our draftspeople, quality trades, and suppliers all play their part in a successful build. Another thing we do in Tamworth is every one of our clients gets an interior design consultant during the approval stage before we start on-site and all the selections from the ground up and inside are signed off and presented as part of the documentation. This speeds up ordering and alleviates confusion about what allowances or products were included.
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I always tell people the first time we meet, and before even talking about ‘how much’. Make sure your builder is upfront and clear about inclusions, costs, and timelines from the start. Make sure you are indeed comparing apples to apples. Also, pick a builder you can trust and ‘get along’ with because building a new home, especially a custom luxury home is a journey and you will want someone that you are compatible with to take that journey with you.
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There is a 4% increase in the number of people diagnosed with MS each year.
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Raising $20 000 for MSQ – to go towards finding a cure and helping people living with MS
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To spread awareness and raise money for 100ks to Utopia and MS Queensland, Jussy and Tammy will be holding other fundraisers on the Fraser Coast throughout the year leading up to the main event so make sure you keep your eye out for updates and upcoming events! They are sure to be a blast. Justine has already been interviewed on two radio shows on
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