Buying Tips

Tips to Make Buying Experience Easier

  1. Speak with your financier to arrange the best loan to suit your needs.
  2. Prepare a short list of preferred suburbs that suits your lifestyle, bearing in mind affordability and accommodation requirements.
  3. Research recent sales. Inspect every property in your preferred area so you have a feel for the prices. Attend all open homes in the area.
  4. Be ready to act quickly and confidently when you find the perfect property.
  5. Join our Active Buyer database to receive updates about inspections and new properties that suit your needs.
  6. When you find a property that suits your requirements, ask for a copy of the sale contract to be sent to your solicitor or conveyancer.
  7. Conduct a strata search when buying an apartment and arranging a building and pest inspection when purchasing a house to make you aware of any current issues or defects with the building or property.
  8. Develop a relationship with one of our professional sales consultants who specialises in your preferred area. Your sales consultant will be able to advise you of any additional information you may need.
  9. If you are considering making an offer through Online real estate agents we recommend you indicate your interest to a sales consultant to find the right conveyancer for you.
  10. Once negotiations have been finalised, you will be required to sign a sale contract and pay a deposit. Your deposit will be held in a trust account until settlement.
  11. On settlement day, the keys will be available once settlement has taken place on settlement day it is advisable that you do a final inspection before settlement takes place. This is to ensure that the property is in the same condition as when you last inspected it and that all the inclusions are as per the contract you signed.