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Buy that house! The first home buyer’s dream

2020-11-10T22:18:14-08:00November 9th, 2020|First home buyer|

Buying your first home is a pretty exciting milestone in life. It’s usually something you’ve saved for and worked towards for ages - sometimes years! You’ve often made sacrifices to cut back on your spending, go on fewer holidays, skip expensive nights out. You’ve had a goal and a purpose and you’re now at the point where you have a deposit saved that will buy [...]

3 problems for home buyers

2020-10-05T15:50:39-07:00September 19th, 2020|First home buyer, Uncategorized|

When buying a home, you tend to face three main problems, so let’s tackle them head on! Information overload There is so much information coming from every direction. If you do a search online, everyone from real estate agents to banks and brokers to bloggers will be offering advice. Parents who haven’t borrowed money since the 1990s will be telling their children what they [...]

Home buyer essentials

2020-10-05T15:34:00-07:00September 5th, 2020|First home buyer|

When you’re saving to buy a home, there are two things that I believe are essential to your success: goals mindset Having clarity in what you want is important in achieving your goal. Spend some time working out exactly what it is and then do what’s required to make it happen. Figure out what keeps you motivated and then put the framework in place [...]

Decisions

2020-08-11T16:52:39-07:00August 11th, 2020|First home buyer, lifestyle, Tips|

How good are you at making them? How good are you at making sure those decisions are aligned with your goals? If you have a goal to buy a house or an investment property or save for a post COVID holiday or a new car or anything, what decisions are you making today that will impact your ability to reach your goal? If you're [...]

The #1 reason NOT to buy a home

2020-08-03T16:27:43-07:00August 3rd, 2020|First home buyer, Uncategorized|

There’s one major reason against buying your own home and that is a four-letter word: FEAR This fear can manifest in a number of ways: 1. Afraid you’ll have to change your lifestyle to save for a deposit
 Well you will, but you can still enjoy life. Property prices may be higher these days, which means that home loans will be higher, but just [...]

Home loan options

2020-08-03T16:28:29-07:00July 21st, 2020|First home buyer|

Besides finding the perfect property to buy, another big and important decision you need to make is the type of loan you want and the features you need.  I'll give you a brief overview of the most popular options: Variable Standard variable loans are the most popular home loan in Australia. Interest rates go up or down over the life of the loan depending on [...]

Researching – why it’s so important before buying a property

2020-06-18T04:37:51-07:00June 18th, 2020|First home buyer|

Research is so vitally important when you're buying a house for three reasons: You want to make sure you're buying in an area you want to live, You're likely to benefit from increasing property values, and To gain an indication of a properties value so that you know what is a fair price to pay. Let's start with number 1. It's important to think about [...]

HomeBuilder Scheme

2020-06-16T01:18:18-07:00June 16th, 2020|First home buyer|

Have you been thinking about renovating or building a new home? Now is a great time to talk to me about your options. The Federal Government has just announced the $680 million HomeBuilder program that makes available $25,000 grants to help build or substantially renovate your home. How does it work? It’s only available for contracts signed between 4 June 2020 and 31 December [...]