Great start grant

AKA FHOG First Home Owners Grant

The Great Start Grant (aka FHOG First Home Owners Grant) is a Queensland Government initiative designed to help first home owners buy their first home. You'll get $15,000 towards buying or building your new house, unit or townhouse (valued at less than $750,000) through the scheme, an excellent opportunity to buy or build a new home in the great state of Queensland.

How the Great Start Grant of $20,000.00 can help you:

  • Get you into your new home sooner.
  • Assist you in purchasing a brand new home.
  • Afford a new home which may have been previously out of your reach.

Note: The Great Start Grant is administered under the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000.

Eligibility check:

You must be:

  • Over 18.
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident (or you are applying with someone who is an Australian citizen or permanent resident).
  • Buying property in Australia for the first time (this includes your spouse).
  • Building or buying a new house and land package.
  • Building or buying a home under $750,000.00

Request more information to qualify:

Most common asked questions
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE MY APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED?
Normally around 10 working days, but NO1 property Guide will help process and guide the full application to make this easy and hassle free.
WHAT IS A NEW HOME?
A new home is a brand new dwelling that has not been previously occupied as a place of residence or sold as a place of residence. Types of dwellings include houses, units, duplexes, townhouses and granny flats built on a relative's land.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE GREAT START GRANT AND THE FHOG FIRST HOME OWNERS GRANT?
Nothing. The Great Start Grant is administered under the First Home Owners Grant Act 2000.
IF I AM APPLYING WITH ANOTHER JOINT APPLICANT, DO WE BOTH HAVE TO LIVE IN THE HOME?
Yes. To be eligible for the grant all applicants must live in the home.
CAN I GET THE GRANT IF I BUY AN ESTABLISHED HOME?
No, The $15,000.00 Great Start Grant is only available for newly constructed homes purchased on or after the 12th September 2012.
WHAT IS THE GREAT START GRANT OR FHOG FIRST HOME OWNERS GRANT?
The Queensland Government offers $15,000.00 to everyone who wishes to purchase a brand new house and land package in Queensland subject to eligibility. It is available for those homes where the transaction was dated on or after the 12th September 2012.