Your easy guide to buying your first home
By Advantage Property | 2nd Nov 18
Buying your first home doesn't have to be confusing
There is so much information out there when it comes to buying homes. It’s easy to find information on the internet or get advice from friends and family members but with all the information, how can you easily buy your first home?
Firstly, having a positive and stress-free experience when buying your first home is possible. Our Buyer’s Agents have helped hundreds of first home buyers enter the property market with many using our services multiple times to become seasoned investors. If you are thinking “I wish this could happen to me”, we’d like you to know that you don’t have to wish for it – you can actually do it!
The key to any successful investment or property purchase is understanding your financial situation. This is something we can guide you through, but to start you off on your journey, it’s really important for you know understand and know how much you have to save for your deposit and how much you can borrow. It’s essential to be realistic about your current lifestyle and what you need to do to ensure you can comfortably purchase your first property and also enjoy life! There are many online calculators you can access online or you can speak to your bank which will be a great first step in understanding your financial situation.
Hidden costs and due diligence is also important to understand when purchasing property. Depending on which state you are purchasing in, things like stamp duty differ as well as first home buyer grants. You will also need to take into consideration other costs like your conveyancer, pest or building inspections or insurances you may need to purchase.
We know that the first property you buy is the most daunting so we want to take out the stress and uncertainty of buying for the first time by guiding you through this process. We offer free consultations for those looking into our award winning buyer’s agent services. We are able to search, negotiate and help you happily settle on your property! Get in touch today to see how we can help you. Call 1300 239 901 to make your appointment.