Best practices for buying your first home
As a first-home buyer, we understand that being new to the finance and property market can be a daunting experience. Where do you start? What key factors should you consider in your property criteria? Which red flags should be avoided? And most importantly – how can you ensure you get the most out of this first purchase?
This guide is designed to introduce you to some of the best practices you should keep in mind when financing, researching and buying your first home, including expert insights on the pitfalls to avoid along the way.
Topics covered include:
✔ Setting a realistic budget
✔ Strengthening your position for negotiations
✔ Understanding hidden costs
✔ Protecting yourself with the right clauses
✔ What to look for during final inspections