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House Hunting

Organise professional services

Before you sign any contracts once you’ve found the home you think is ‘the one’, get some professional services to help you uncover anything you may not have been expecting. They’re a small initial cost that could save you more money in the long run.

Our recommended property services

When it comes to finding a third-party service, it’s hard to know who to trust. Here are some conveyancing and trade services we recommend, that can help give you peace of mind when buying a new home.

Book a building & pest inspection

A building and pest inspection could save you money and a lot of heartache after purchasing a property. Have confidence knowing your new home is clear of pests and structurally sound.

Get a conveyancer to survey the property

Lawlab^ is a high volume national conveyancing service designed to make life easier for buyers and sellers to complete property deals more efficiently and with less administration. They are best known for their in depth legal experience in the property industry and for delivering an exceptional standard of customer service.

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Organise professional services

Buying a house isn't like going to the supermarket and grabbing a dozen eggs (except for the fact that you'll want to check them both for cracks). It's a significant transaction – for most people, the biggest they'll make in their lives – and because there's so much at stake it needs to be handled properly. That's why most buyers enlist professional help.

What are the inspections that I might need?

If you’re thinking about buying a house, either as a home or an investment property, there are a few things you’ll have to arrange. There’s the move out of your old place, utility connections at the new property, and the important issue of whether to buy pizza or fish and chips for the friends and family who help you move.

Shaynna Blaze’s Essential Home Buying Tips

Buying Blind’s Shaynna Blaze offers some essential tips to help you save on your new home, whether buying your forever home or an investment property.

Spend better. Style better.

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