Many Tasmanians have been stretched paying higher rents while saving for a deposit to purchase or build a home.

Home ownership is now in reach for more people with help  from the Tasmanian Government.

If you are on a low or moderate income, assistance is available to buy or build a house under the new MyHome Shared Equity Program.

Some properties owned by the Director of Housing are also for sale to any purchasers on the open market.

Properties for sale are placed on the website and updated regularly.

If you are buying your first home, you may also be able to access the First Home Owner Grant through the State Revenue Office. They also have information about buying and owning a home.

Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading - information about conveyancers and renting a home.

Housing Industry Association - Information about the building industry.

Real Estate Institute of Tasmania - information about sales trends and frequently asked questions about buying, selling and renting.