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Buying your first home

You in front of that SOLD sign. It's one of life's big moments. To help you get there, we’ve broken down the home buying process into bite-sized steps.

The best news? You also get an ANZ First Home Coach on your team to help you achieve that first home dream.

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Get deposit ready

Hello, future home owner! Look out – you’re on your way to purchasing your own patch of land. Well done, you big dreamer, you.

Go forensic on your finances

First things first: let’s work out where you’re really at so we can figure out what you need to save.

What you really need for a deposit

Surprises are good. Unexpected costs are not. Don’t get derailed by the fees you didn’t know up front.

Find your first home

You're getting closer. Now it's time to look for that dream home. Southside or northside, or maybe it’s best to go west?

House hunt your heart out

Wherever your lifestyle takes you, this is the part when you scroll and refresh a few times a day, waiting for The One to pop up in your feed. The struggle is real, but let’s be honest, the search is half the fun.

But use your head when it’s time to buy

That ever elusive balance. It’s never more important than when you buy your first home. Don’t get caught out – do your inspections and dot your i's and cross your t’s using the professionals.

Don't go it alone

When it comes to first home buying, you don’t know what you don’t know. So skip the stress of not knowing, and get a coach in your corner to arm you with the essentials.

What is an ANZ First Home Coach?

An expert who can help you through your home buying journey, from dreaming about your first home to settling and getting the keys.

How much does it cost?

It’s free, and you're not obligated to do anything. 

Make a plan with a coach

Bring it home

You’ve done the research, inspected countless properties, been through the emotional rollercoaster of house hunting. Now you’ve found The One. Here are the steps to help you make your dream a reality.

Make an offer and exchange contracts

If making an offer seems to be a process that is shrouded in mystery, these tips should clear things up for you.

Applying for your loan

We’re so close to cracking open the housewarming champagne. Fast track it by sorting out the admin you need to apply for your loan.

Settlement. Welcome home.

This is it! It's time to settle on your property, and pick up your keys. Well done on all the hard work, home owner. Now for the bubble wrap and boxes...

Conveyancing fee rebate up to $1,000 for first home buyers

Eligible first home buyers (including recipients of State or Territory government first home buyer concessions) only with home loans over $250,000.

Apply by 30 September 2020 and draw down by 31 December 2020. Eligibility criteria and T&Cs apply.disclaimer

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What is conveyancing?

Take the next step

Talk to a First Home Coach

Book an appointment with a First Home Coach.

Call 1300 295 951

Mon-Fri 8.00am to 8.00pm (AEST)
Sat-Sun 8.00am to 6.00pm (AEST)

Let us come to you

Our First Home Coaches can meet you at a time and place that works for you.

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Come in and see us

Meet with a First Home Coach at one of our ANZ branches.

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Get in touch

We're ready to chat, even if you're not ready to buy. Just let us know how and when suits you best.

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Applications for credit are subject to ANZ’s credit approval criteria. Terms and conditions, and fees and charges apply. Australian credit licence number 234527.

The information on this page does not take into account your personal needs and financial circumstances and you should consider whether it is appropriate for you and read the relevant terms and conditions, Product Disclosure Statement and the ANZ Financial Services Guide (PDF, 104kB) before acquiring any product. 

Applications for credit subject to approval. Terms and conditions available on application. Fees and charges apply.

For full terms and conditions of the offer, contact any ANZ branch or ANZ Mobile Lender. Offer is only available to eligible First Home Buyers (including recipients of a government First Home Owner Grant and/or first home buyer stamp duty concession and apply for an eligible ANZ loan [refer to for eligibility details of the State or Territory government First Home Owner Grants and stamp duty concessions.]). Offer available only on application and is limited to one rebate of up to $1,000 per single property purchase for eligible First Home Buyers who take out an eligible ANZ Loan for an owner occupier purpose. To enable reimbursement of conveyancing fees, you must hold an ANZ Access Advantage or ANZ One account at draw down. Offer is not available in conjunction with or in addition to any other offer, discount or benefit unless specifically advised by ANZ in writing. Offer may be altered or withdrawn by ANZ at any time. All applications for credit are subject to ANZ’s credit approval criteria. Terms and conditions apply and are available on application. Fees and charges and eligibility criteria apply.

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