Find the perfect property for you
Finance your dream
Choose from an established home, brand-new property or a
Get your foot on the property ladder!
Open the book and find:
Strategies for getting your deposit together
Pros and cons of buying a period home
What's involved with becoming an owner?builder
Pitfalls to consider when buying 'off the plan'
How to secure a home loan if you're self-employed
Tactics to beat the auctioneersat their own game
Unearth your dream home and negotiate the mortgage maze
Do you search property websites, wondering whether a particular
property could be your dream home? Do you feel like you're wasting
money on rent but are confused by the world of real estate ?
and real estate agents? Relax! This practical guide covers all
aspects of buying property, from buying a piece of history to
building from scratch to signing on the dotted line.
Work out whether you're ready to buy ? find out whether
you're ready for the commitment of buying property, financially and
Focus in on the right property for you ? determine your
'must haves' and 'like to haves', and whether you'll need to make a
trade-off between these and your preferred location
Decide what kind of property you want ? discover if your
best option is to buy off the plan, find an established property or
Deal with property professionals ? cut through real estate
agent spin and understand how buyers' agents work
Find the right finance ? choose the home loan that suits
you and your finances
Negotiate a great deal ? move smoothly through the buying
and settlement process, whether buying at auction or through
private treaty sale