Buying a property

It's the great Australian dream, whether it be your first home or an investment property.

Buying your family home

Before buying a home you should:

  • Consider the financial costs involved.
  • Find the right lender and home loan.
  • Arrange building inspections.
  • Think about how you’ll repay the home loan.
  • Am I better off renting than buying?
  • How much can I borrow?
  • How much deposit will I need?
  • What additional costs will I be up for when I buy a place of my own?
  • Are there concessions available for first homebuyers?
  • What should I do with my money while I try to accumulate a bigger deposit?
  • What types of loans are available?
  • What should I look for in a loan?
  • How do I find the right mortgage for me?

Buying an Investment property

  • What is the difference between positive and negative gearing?
  • How should I structure my repayments?
  • Should the interest rate be fixed, variable or a combination?
  • Should I pay Principal and Interest, or pay Interest only on my investment property?
  • Can I buy an investment property through my super fund?
  • Can I borrow through my super fund to buy an investment property?
  • Can I transfer an property that I already own into my super fund?

And here’s how we can help:

  • Work out how much you can borrow based on current financial capacity.
  • Calculate the deposit you are likely to need.
  • Identify strategies to save for a deposit in the timeframe you set.
  • Set a budget to cover your mortgage commitments when you have brought your property.
  • Advise on whether to fix or make variable repayments.
  • Advise on purchasing and borrowing through your super fund.
  • Review, recommend and organise appropriate insurance.
  • Recommend if you need to create or review your Will.

What to do next:

If you’d like our help with buying a property please contact us today on 03 8394 0300, or simply fill out the form below to discuss your advice needs.

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