Escape the rent trap in style
At Ventura South West we’re committed to building quality homes that anyone can get into. First home buyers will be spoilt for choice with our huge range of homes designed to fit your lifestyle, block and most importantly, your budget. Find the perfect starter home amongst our Ventura First Range, a range designed specifically for first home buyers to get their foot in the door of the property market (and their own house!)
And you can forget navigating home loans and the First Home Owners Grant alone, our in-house finance team will be there with you every step of the way to provide guidance and advice – we’ll even help you fill out your applications! With more than 25 years of building and design experience under our belt, we know exactly what goes into building in the South West.
So what are you waiting for? Start searching for your first home today.
How First Home Builders Can Get Started
There are a number of grants and schemes that first home builders in WA can access to help them get started on their first home building journey. Get in touch with us to find out what you’re eligible for or learn more below.
First Home Owners Grant
Find out if you qualify for the $10,000 First Home Owners Grant.
HomeBuilder Grant & WA Building Bonus
Find out if you’re eligible to receive the Federal & State government building grants.
Home designs just for the South West
Whether you’re looking to get out from under Mum and Dad’s roof and enter the market in your Ventura First, or build your dream design from our Ventura Forever Range, there is bound to be a design to suit your lifestyle, block and budget..
Looking forward to the next step? Get started on building your first home in the South West and get in touch with us today!
Find the answers to some of the most common questions asked by first home buyers, or get in touch with our expert team to learn more!
What are the advantages of building a first home?
There are many great reasons to build your first home! Building instead of buying an established property will offer you much greater control over the design and layout of your home – allowing you to create the dwelling of your dreams. Additionally, it could also mean that you could qualify for up to $55K* in government grants and schemes including the First Home Owners grant, the HomeBuilder grant and the WA Building Bonus – that’s a huge boost to get you on your way to building your first home!
What is the First Home Owners Grant?
The WA First Home Owners grant is a once-off payment of $10,000 to help first time home buyers build their own home. Eligible applicants may also qualify for stamp duty concessions. Want to know more? Learn more here.
How much do I need as a deposit?
The amount you’ll need for your deposit will be totally dependent on the cost of your mortgage, your loan arrangements and your own personal circumstances. There are many different lending options out there to suit a range of different needs. Some lenders may let you borrow 90%-95% of the value of your new home. If you’re an eligible first home buyer you could even use the $10,000 First Home Owners grant as your deposit! If you want to avoid lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) then you can generally expect your financial institution to request a deposit of 20%. Our team of in-house finance experts can walk you through all your options and help to find the loan that best suits you. Get in touch with us today.
What if I have some debt or bad credit?
Even if you have some existing debt or believe you have a bad credit history, you may still be able to get into your first home. Our in-house finance team will be able to explore a range of loan options with you.