Let’s be honest, saving for your first home is a daunting task. When you are looking at that final figure, it can seem downright impossible but with some patience, planning and will power, you can make your dream home a reality. To help you out, we’ve put together some tips and advice to guide you toward your goal.
So your finances are in order, you saved a deposit and your bank has pre-approved your loan… Congratulations! You’re on your way to building your first home. Now that the exciting step of shopping around for the perfect home is here, you may be wondering which home-buying solution will suit your requirements.
House ownership is an investment milestone most Australians aspire to achieve. And if you can build your ideal home, that’s even better. If you want to ensure that you are ready to build your own home before making any commitments, then you should consider the following aspects.
We know that when building your home, particularly your first, it can be both exciting and scary. That’s why we’ve put a simple checklist together that will help you on your home building journey.
Before you commit to a builder, make sure that they are well-equipped with knowledge, skills and experience and can successfully assist you in the building process. To find the right builder for your home and land package, make sure you discuss the following aspects with them.
There are plenty of checklists and articles online with advice on what to look for when buying a house and land package but many of them don’t get personal. And what’s more personal than choosing where and how you’re going to live?