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Our guide to buying a home

We understand buying a home can feel overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created this helpful guide to give you tips and ideas through each stage of the process, from when you first make the decision to buy a home to when you get the keys.

Start your journey to buying a home


The decision to buy a home is one of the biggest you’re likely to ever make. Getting your planning right from the start, can help to save you more than just money in the end.

Planning Overview

What's involved in Planning:

Know what you need for a deposit

Understand what you can afford to buy

House Hunting

It’s easy to get lost in the excitement of searching for your dream home when it comes to the house hunting stage. These steps will help to keep you focused on the things that matter.

House Hunting Overview

What's involved in House Hunting:

Get pre-approval on a home loan

Organise professional services

Get the right home for the right price

Getting Ready to Buy

You’re almost at the finish line, you’ve found the home and your offer was accepted, but there’s still a lot left to do before you can get those keys. Know the steps for getting ready to buy your new home, which could make all the difference.

Explore Getting Ready to Buy

What's involved in Getting Ready to Buy:

  • Organise your paperwork
  • Formalise your home loan

Moving In

Moving into your new home is as exciting as it is stressful. There are lots of things to think about and manage to make sure it all goes smoothly. Use these tips to help you get everything in order.

Explore Moving In

What's involved in Moving In:

  • Secure your new home with insurance
  • Get ready to move in


Need more help with home loans?

Get in contact with one of our Suncorp Bank Home Lending Specialists. They’re here to help answer your questions to keep you moving towards getting your home.

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The information is intended to be of a general nature only. We do not accept any legal responsibility for any loss incurred as a result of reliance upon it – please make your own enquiries.

Any advice contained in this document has been prepared without taking into account your particular objectives, financial situation or needs. For that reason, before acting on the advice, you should consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to your own objectives, financial situation and needs. Where the advice relates to the acquisition, or possible acquisition, of a particular financial product, you should consider the Product Disclosure Statement before making any decision regarding the product. Contact us for a copy.