Learn some handy hints and tips about buying a home and use our budget planner to work out how much you can afford to spend.
Information is available to help you buy or build a better, safer and more comfortable home. There are also a variety of financial assistance products and maintenance and modification services that cater for home owners. Targeted loan schemes and grants are some of the products we offer to help eligible people buy their own home.
We have a range of fact sheets that may help you if you are considering buying a home.
First home buyers may also access the Australian Government First Home Owner Grant Scheme and may be eligible for transfer duty and mortgage duty relief.
When you're ready to move into your new home, ensure you know who to contact when informing of your new address.
Handy hints and tips for buying a home.
As you are aware, when you are buying a home, there are many extra costs beside your monthly instalment - including maintenance and repairs to the home and council rates. Completing a budget may help.
When you are moving into your new home, there are a number of people and organisations you should notify.
The department offers a range of targeted loan schemes.
Home loans fact sheets including Interest rate alternatives, What are the additional costs of home ownership?, Am I ready to buy?, Budget planner and a Glossary of terms.
Home loans forms including the Christmas Club application form, the Direct Debit Authority form and the Direct Debit Amendment form.
For more information about home loans available from the department, contact us.
Home loan related sites.