So the big day has arrived! You have finally been given the keys to your brand new turnkey home! After months of anticipation, you’re finally moving into your brand new home! Although you’re eager to move in here’s a few tips to remember when moving! 1. Organisation One of the many things people often think…

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If you’re at the pivotal point of purchasing your first new home, but are weighing up the benefits of house and land or off-the-plan then this article is the perfect read for you.  It has been a rather large discussion and we as a company have had multiple clients through asking a lot questions relating…

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Tip #1 Cross your t’s and dot your I’s: Before rushing into the process too fast, you will need to check that you actually qualify for a home loan. To understand this, the first home specialists at First Home Buyers can run through a preliminary assessment. This will allow our broker panel to calculate your…

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Home ownership can be a bit complicated at times, and frequently, First Home Buyers has been asked if we can assist people who have previously owned a home but have lost it due to either divorce, separation and other matters. Although it is unfortunate to hear of these circumstances, it is happening more often than…

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As our population is on the increase, we are noticing townhouse living is becoming more common in and around Adelaide’s CBD. The ever-popular big back yard is becoming scarcer due to our lives becoming busier as time prevails. Although it’s a growing trend, are there really benefits to town house living? #1: Affordable housing option…

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For the first time since 2009 as quoted by Suncorp, the first home buyer home loans have been consistently trending upwards. Often the biggest challenges we see for first home buyers is getting their deposit together. If they can successfully do this, they then often find themselves competing with investors for the same types of…

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Overcapitalization

What is overcapitalization? Whether you are building a new home or renovating, it’s advisable to keep it within the constraints of the price range of homes within your community. You can put a million dollars’ worth of improvements into a 500m2 block in a good suburb, but it will not come close to giving you…

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Building, Plans, Land

Building small is the new modern. Those days of a big backyard for the garden, chickens and a veggie patch are long gone. As we become a society in which becomes busier and we spend less and less time at home, the allotments that we are purchasing are becoming smaller and smaller. A smaller allotment…

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