If your heart is set on serving Christmas lunch in your new home, it’s time to get cracking with your property search. A few smart strategies can see you settled in your new place before Santa arrives.
You’ve found your dream home at the right price, in the right location. But don’t take things at face value. Some additional research can confirm if there’s more to your new home than meets the eye.
Beat the psychology of auctions and get your game face on to do some serious – but sensible, bidding.
Before signing on the dotted line for a strata property you’ve fallen for, here are ten big questions to ask.
We open our interview with the big question on many Australians’ lips, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne markets where growth remains at record highs:
There’s no need to wait until you’ve found the right property to apply for your home loan. In fact, there are good reasons why you should get a home loan pre-approval before you begin home hunting.
If you’re in the market for a new home, the October long weekend could be just the break you’ve been looking for to get ahead of the competition.
To help first home buyers with the challenges of getting on the property ladder, some states have introduced First Home Buyer Affordability packages that include an exemption on stamp duty for properties up to a certain value.
Anyone who’s been on the journey to home ownership will tell you it isn’t just about getting the right home loan. Even for experienced buyers, the services and guidance of qualified experts is all part of the process.
Whether it’s sale by auction, treaty or tender, getting a good price for your home means picking the option that works for you. Aussie investigates the pros and cons of each.