First-home buyers most active in outer west

First-home buyers were most active in the suburbs surrounding Werribee, according to data from the State Revenue Department.

There were 1803 first home buyer duty concessions from July 2011 to June 2014 in the postcode encompassing Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit and Truganina.

In the postcode encompassing Werribee and surrounding suburbs there were 1656 payments issued.

The top 10 list is dominated by outer suburbs. The second most active post-code encompasses suburbs around Cranbourne.

In the north, Craigieburn’s postcode had 1215 payments. Croydon, in the east, had 724 and Doreen in the outer east had 716.