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First Home Buyers South Australia

We've helped thousands of families and young people build their first home. We can help you too.

First home buyer? Let's get started!

Ready to make the dream of owning your first home a reality? Metricon has helped thousands of families and young people move into their first home and we're here to help you too. We’ll guide you through the home ownership process and will be with you every step of the journey.

Let's get started!

Why buy a new home?

There are many benefits to building a new home over buying an established home. First, you get a brand new home with your choice of designer fixtures, finishes, façade, floor plan, design and orientation – a stunning home just perfect for your lifestyle.

First home buyers may also be eligible for government grants and financial incentives that can help make the dream of new homeownership a reality. Our First Home Owner Grant fact sheet includes information about specific grants and stamp duty savings for new homes.

Financing your dream: We can help!

Our mortgage and finance partners are on hand to guide you through various financial options. If you’re eligible, they’ll explain the steps to getting your first home buyers grant and help you find out what other benefits may be available. Our mortgage partners will also help you find the right home finance option that works for you.

Financial assistance:

They’ll help you assess lenders and products tailored specially for first home buyers.

Loan calculator:

Find out how much you can afford to borrow.

Where to live? Land considerations

Metricon will help you find the perfect block of land for your first home. We’ll guide you through the various steps to securing your block, and ensure factors such as land size, incline and street frontage are taken into consideration. We’ll also help with any developer guidelines governing your land and home design choice.

To keep the process simple, we've created checklists of the key considerations to note when buying land for your Metricon home.

Understanding developer requirements

Guidelines for choosing land

Finding your perfect home design

Metricon has a range of home designs specifically tailored to first home buyer budgets.

Start by browsing our stunning, contemporary home designs and by visiting our display homes to see our floor plans come to life!

We also offer affordable home and land packages in leading estates. Talk to our new home advisors about options to suit your budget and lifestyle.

First home buyer? Let's get started

Ready to make the dream of owning your first home a reality? Sign up to our First Home Buyer newsletter.

Saving for a deposit? Choose the plan that's right for you.

Whatever your personal situation, HomeSolution by Metricon have a plan to make it easy for you to gather the deposit you need and get started on owning your very own dream home. We’ll help you save the money you need with two great savings plans to choose from. We have all the skills and advice you need to make your new home a reality. And we make it easy.

  • A simple savings plan, all managed for you.
  • Your own personal Savings Coach.
  • Savings bonuses when you reach your goals.
  • Own your own home sooner.
Download my deposit saver brochure

Why choose Metricon for your first home?

Experience you can trust

Metricon has been building homes for Australian families since 1976. We have the expertise and understanding to ensure your journey to home ownership is as smooth and simple as possible.

Quality assurance program

When you build with Metricon we give you our commitment to quality design, construction and customer care. We even guarantee it with a lifetime structural guarantee

A customised home

Our stunning home designs are just the beginning when you build with Metricon. You can customise your home colours, finishes and fixtures in our industry-leading selection centre Studio M to add your personal touch to your selected design.

Award winning homes

Metricon home designs have won many awards and industry accolades, testimony to the skill of our design team in creating stunning home designs that work for the Australian lifestyle and your family.

Attend a free First Home Buyer Event

Join us at one of our free Build Smart First Home Buyer information sessions to find out how you could own your own home. Learn from our customers how easy, fast and affordable it can be. Watch the video below showing one of our recent Build Smart Series First Home Buyer events and register for one of our forthcoming events at the link below. These information sessions are held regularly at our dedicated events space at our Mt Waverley Head Office.

First Home Buyers South Australia

First home buyers in SA can access grants and concessions when building their dream home. And when you team up with Metricon, that can make loving where you live a lot easier. We’ve answered some popular first home questions to help South Australians get started on their new property journey.


How much is the first home buyers grant in SA?

If you build a new home, first home buyers in SA can access a first home buyer’s grant in South Australia. This grant is paid for by the State Government and can be up to $15,000. The first home buyers grant in South Australia payment is made to first home buyers in SA after their application has been submitted and approved by RevenueSA, or a bank or lender authorized by RevenueSA. The first home buyers grant in South Australia applies when you sign a contract to build a new home, whether it is a house, a flat, a unit, a townhouse or an apartment anywhere in SA.

Do first home buyers pay stamp duty in SA?

Stamp duty is a tax on the transfer of the property and is paid on a range of different transactions across South Australia. While first home buyers in South Australia may be eligible for stamp duty concessions, the good news is that for those buying a house and land package, the amount you pay in stamp duty can be a lot less than if you buy an existing home. This is because stamp duty is only charged on the purchase of the black of land, not the unbuilt home.

Do I quality for a first home buyers grant in SA?

First home buyers’ eligibility for the first home buyer’s grant depends on a range of criteria. They include the property being your principal place of residence and valued at below $575,000. At least one of the applicants needs to be an Australian citizen and not a company or trustee. To get the first home buyers grant in South Australia you must also live in the home for at least six months, within 12 months of settlement.

Where to buy a home in SA?

At Metricon, we are proud to team up with experienced developers in quality estates across Adelaide and South Australia. For first home buyers in South Australia, when you choose an estate built with families in mind, you’re choosing a location that is close to everything you need, including parks and gardens, schools, shops and transport. At Metricon, we want you to love where you live, and we will work with you from the very start to make that happen.

What do first home buyers get in SA?

When first home buyers in South Australia choose Metricon to build with, they are choosing a company with more than 40 years’ experience. That means South Australians benefit from our experience and innovation and can choose from a range of designs that are stylish and affordable. First home buyers in SA can also be assured in knowing they will get exactly what they pay for. Each of Metricon’s brands and new home designs lists the inclusions for the price, giving you peace of mind and helping keep your budget on track.

Can first home buyers use their super?

Thanks to the first home buyer’s super saver scheme, first home buyers in South Australia can use their superannuation fund to help them save for a house. Home buyers can make voluntary (before and after-tax) contributions to their super fund to save for a home. You can release these contributions and any earnings associated with them, to help purchase your first home.