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First home buyers to have edge over investors under NSW housing affordability package - ABC Online

First home buyers could save up to $34,000 under the NSW Government's new suite of housing affordability measures, according to Premier Gladys Berejiklian. The Premier said the measures were designed to give first home buyers a competitive edge when ...and more »

Pointless or helpful? NSW's first home buyer stamp duty sweetener gets mixed reactions - SBS

Sorry, it appears as though your operating system and/or web browser does not support modern standards. Please consider updating your web browser. First home buyers in NSW have mixed reactions to the state government's announcement it will scrap stamp ...and more »

Capital city house prices fall 1.1 per cent in May -

STAMP duty has been slashed for first homebuyers as house prices in Australia's capital cities fell 1.1 per cent in May. Frank Chung@franks_chung · 1, 20172:38pm. Video; Image. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress ...and more »

NSW real estate: Foreign home buyers to bear cost of first-home buyer bonus -

FIRST home buyers in NSW will no longer have to pay stamp duty on both new and existing homes worth up to $650,000. Stamp duty discounts will also apply to properties worth up to $800,000 as part of a major housing affordability package announced by ...and more »

Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces housing affordability reforms - The Sydney Morning Herald

First home buyers will be helped into the property market with more than $1 billion of stamp duty concessions and measures to level the playing field with investors under reforms unveiled by Premier Gladys Berejiklian to tackle housing affordability ...and more »

Housing affordability package benefiting NSW first-home buyers to be announced - ABC Online

First-home buyers are set to win but foreign investors may lose in a new housing affordability package to be announced by the NSW Government today. The package will include hundreds of millions of dollars to increase supply and a variety of measures to ...and more »

NSW scraps stamp duty for first-home buyers - The Australian Financial Review

NSW will scrap stamp duty for first home buyers on existing homes up to $650,000 from July 1 and increase the threshold for new homes to the same level, despite a warning from former Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens against "self-defeating ...and more »

NSW slugs foreigners to help first home buyers - The Australian Financial Review

NSW will double the stamp duty surcharge on foreign investors to 8 per cent and cut some taxes on first home buyers as part of a package designed to improve housing affordability. But former Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens, who advised ...and more »

New bridge to boost regional freight, ease congestion in NSW city - ABC Online

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has unveiled the route and a $90 million funding boost for a new bridge at Dubbo in the state's central-west. The funding comes on top of a $50 million election promise to build another bridge, made by former premier Mike ...and more »

NSW housing package 'may push up prices' -

STAMP duty cuts and other measures to help first homebuyers could ultimately push up prices, experts have warned. Frank Chung@franks_chung · 2, 20171:57pm. Video; Image. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0 ...and more »