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Buying a Home

Buying a home is a big deal with many things to consider, like saving a deposit and getting a home loan. Explore a range of articles and helpful tips to help guide you through the process.

Estimating the total costs of buying a house

The price you see in the ads or at the auction is rarely the full cost of buying a house. We detail here some of the other expenses you might not have thought of when buying a house.

Professional services available to the home buyer

A new home buyer should consider engaging professional help to help them buy a house. These professionals have the knowledge and experience to guide you.

What can a bidder expect to happen at a house auction?

Some useful tips for the newbie house auction bidder. Understanding the process will make it easier to get the house you want at a good price and avoid making costly mistakes.

How to get organised for the big move into your new home

Moving to your newly bought property involves a lot more than organising the removalist truck. Notifying some relevant companies in a timely manner will avoid nasty surprises. We give you the good oil here.

Evaluating the value of a property

Knowing the current value of your property is a must, otherwise you might over-price it and scare away potential buyers. Under-valuing it means giving away your profits.

How long does the pre-approval process take and what should I expect?

If you’re shopping around for a house, obtaining pre-approval for a home loan is an important step. It allows you to narrow your search, and bid with confidence if you wind up at an auction.

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