All You Need To Know About Applying For The KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant
KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant Applications
In April 2015, the Government launched the KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant designed to help first home buyers into their first home.
Here we have compiled all the links you need to successfully apply for your KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant.
There are several criteria for eligibility for the KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant, view the overall rules here.
Within the HomeStart Grant there are specific criteria depending on what find of home you are purchasing. Those criteria are outlined at the following links:
- Buying an existing/older home or a new home
- Buying land to build a new home on
- Buying property off the plans
Take a look over at the Housing New Zealand website here for an overview of the application process. There you will find:
This handy application form runs through a step by step guide with questions to help you complete either your KiwiSaver HomeStart grant or Withdrawal applications or both. Fill it out here
Please note that Housing New Zealand requires at least 4 weeks/20 working days from receiving an application through to paying out the HomeStart grant.
Housing New Zealand provided us with list of the top issues that cause applications to be rejected. A rejected application will mean delays in receiving an approved KiwiSaver HomeStart grant. Make sure you check over these tips to ensure your application gets processed smoothly.
Should you have any other questions our advisors can arrange to meet with you at your convenience to successfully apply for your KiwiSaver HomeStart application.
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