Becoming a first home buyer
That’s where we can help, we’ll do the legwork for you. We can compare home loans across a variety of products available from Australia’s leading lending institutions.
And because you’re a first home buyer, you may be eligible for a first home buyer grant. This grant may be available to Australian citizens or permanent residents who wish to buy or build their first home, which will be their principal place of residence within 12 months of settlement. As grant conditions vary from state to state, contact us to find out more about the eligibility requirements in your state and how much grant money you could receive.
We will also liaise with the lender. It’s our job to do the hard work and you can focus on finding the right home for you. We’ll be there every step of the way to guide you through the entire home-loan process – from application to approval.
A general First Home Buyer FAQ guide
How much money can I borrow?
We’re all unique when it comes to our finances and borrowing needs. Contact us today, we can help with calculations based on your circumstances
How do I choose a loan that’s right for me?
Our guides to loan types and features will help you learn about the main options available. There are hundreds of different home loans available, so talk to us today.
How much do I need for a deposit?
Usually between 5% – 10% of the value of a property, which you pay when signing a Contract of Sale. Speak with us to discuss your options for a deposit. You may be able to borrow against the equity in your existing home or an investment property.
How much will regular repayments be?
Go to our Repayment Calculator for an estimate. Because there so many different loan products, some with lower introductory rates, talk to us today about the deals currently available, we’ll work with you to find a loan set-up that’s right for you.
How often do I make home loan repayments — weekly, fortnightly or monthly?
Most lenders offer flexible repayment options to suit your pay cycle. Aim for weekly or fortnightly repayments, instead of monthly, as you will make more payments in a year, which will save dollars and time off your loan.
What is the First Home Owner Grant and can I get one?
This is a grant available to Australian citizens or permanent residents who wish to buy or build their first home, which will be their principal place of residence within 12 months of settlement. Contact us directly to find out more about eligibility requirements in your state and how much grant money you could receive.
What fees/costs should I budget for?
There are a number of fees and costs involved when buying a property. To help avoid any surprises, the list below sets out many of the usual costs: