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.
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.
In the market for a home? We take a look at what you can expect to pay across Australia’s major cities.
Buying a home can be emotional enough as it is, even before you undergo the highs and lows of bidding at an auction. While we may not be able to eliminate the stress altogether, we can help minimise it by making sure you know what to expect before you walk into an auction.
Buying a home involves more than handing over a deposit and paying off a mortgage. We explain five major costs to plan for with tips on how to trim the tab – or at least make the expense more manageable.