stamp duty

Each state and territory has a different scale of charges and systems in place for calculating the stamp duty of each property purchase.
However, there are discounts in place for first-home buyers and low-income earners, subject to different eligibility requirements such as:
Applicants must be a person, not a company or trust
Applicants must be a permanent resident or Australian citizen
Applicants must be over 18 years of age
No co-purchaser may have previously owned a residential property within Australia
Must be a principal place of residence for a continuous period of six months
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State or territory

The state or territory in which the property is located.

Value of the property

The total value of the property, most often valued at the current market price or purchase price indicated in the property purchase agreement.

Loan amount

The total value of the loan applied for in a loan agreement.

Purpose of the property

An indication whether or not the purpose of the property is for investment purposes or for residence and occupancy.

First home buyer

First home buyers have a First Home Owner Grant available for their first real property purchase, subject to various eligibility criteria.


Mortgage registration fee

The charges a state government applies on the property for each registration of a home loan.

Transfer fee

The charges a state government applies on the property for each transfer of the real property to new owners.

Stamp duty on property

Total amount of taxes levied on each property purchase made, based on property price, location, and loan purpose.

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