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Our guide to buying a home

 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.

Secure your new home with insurance

You’re almost ready to step through the front door of your new home and you’re likely not wanting to think about anything else than that first night under your new roof, but these tips should be considered to help make sure should anything happen, your new home stays yours.

Loan repayment insurance

Who would take care of your home loan repayments if something were to happen to you? It’s not something we like to think about, but a Suncorp Home Loan Protect* insurance can help look after your home loan repayments in the event you are unable to, in the event that you were to pass away or become unable to work due to sickness or injury.

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Get ready to move in

You’ve made it! You’ve reached the final hurdle of the home buying journey. But before you step over that threshold, these handy services can help take away the headaches of moving in, so you can just enjoy that first step.

Remember to hold or redirect your mail

If you’re moving, redirect or hold your mail with Australia Post so it moves with you. You can also notify providers of your changed address to ease the hassle of the move process.

hipages handy home services

Australia’s number 1 site for trades is hipages^. They have a huge range of helpful home services that will save you a lot of energy and time, so you can spend those things just enjoying your clean and fully set-up new home.

Carpet Cleaning

If you’re new home has carpet, you might want to consider getting it steamed or dry cleaned before you start moving in furniture.

House Cleaning

It’s not normally a job we like to do under any circumstances, so why not get someone else to clean your new home from top to bottom before you step through the door.

Removalists

When you put out the call to help you move, you can often get back stark silence. Save yourself the hassle and hire professional removalists to help you shift and set up your new home.

Handyman

Although we like to think we can, sometimes we just can’t do everything ourselves. Stay safe and get a professional handyman to help you with the tricky stuff.

Continue your journey to buying a home

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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*Suncorp Home Loan Protect is issued by Suncorp Life & Superannuation Limited ABN 87 073 979 530, AFSL 229880 (SLSL) and AAI Limited ABN 48 005 297 807, AFSL 230859 (AAI), who only issues the redundancy benefit. SLSL and AAI are Suncorp Group (Group) entities. The different entities of the Group are not responsible for, or liable in respect of, products and services provided by other Group entities.

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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.