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Buyers Guide

You have decided to enter the property market for the first time - but what next? Buying a house is a big financial commitment, and can be a lengthy exercise. Here is a home buyer’s guide that provides advice to help make the home-buying experience as easy and problem free as possible. You will find all the information you need about the process from house hunting and applying for a bond to transferring a house into your name.

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Your perfect home wish list
Now that you are financially ready to buy a home and want to start the property search, you should first assess your property needs by making a wish list. Ask yourself: What type of home am I looking to buy? Which area do I want to live in and why?

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How to choose the best area to live in
When you buy a home you are also buying into the neighbourhood. That’s why it’s important to identify what you are looking for.
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What type of home are you looking for?
Once you have a list of preferred neighbourhoods for your search, it's time to decide the type of homes that you wish to view.
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Different types of homes to consider
Homes come in all shapes and sizes, here is an overview of what you can expect to find in the market…
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What type of home do you really need?
Now that your dream home wish list has been drawn up, differentiate between your wants and your needs for everyday home living.
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