The scheme, which is overseen by the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC), kicked-off on 1 January but only 5,000 spots were initially available through two major banks – NAB and CBA.
NHFIC CEO Nathan Dal Bon says the additional 25 lenders are located around the country and will provide first home buyers with a range of choices.
“More places are now available to help first home buyers purchase a modest home sooner,” Mr Dal Bon adds.
If you want to apply for this new scheme then it’s best to give us a call sooner rather than later, as the major banks have already registered more than 3,000 potential first home buyers for the 10,000 spots up for grabs this financial year.
We’d be more than happy to run you through the scheme in more detail and, if you’re eligible, help you apply through a participating lender.
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