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Ready to buy

So you’ve found your dream home and you’re ready to buy? Find out more about making an offer on a house and how to prepare for an auction or private sale.

We've put together helpful tips to help you feel prepared and confident. 



What you need to know about making an offer on a property

4 minute read

Making an offer on a property is a process that seems to be shrouded in mystery. Getting to grips with what’s involved will bring you closer to purchasing your property.



Reasons to consider building and pest inspections

3 minute read

A house or apartment might look great at an open for inspection. But costly structural problems could be hidden behind that fresh coat of paint or under the new carpet.



A property report can help you pay the right price

2 minute read

When you fall in love with a property, it’s possible to get carried away. A property report can help you strike a balance between your heart and your head.



How to work out what a property is worth

4 minute read

It may happen that a home sells for far beyond the expected price. However, generally you'll see properties sell for around what is considered their 'fair market value'. 



10 tips for buying a house at auction

4 minute read

It might seem daunting going up against other bidders at an auction, but our auction tips could help you be prepared to improve your chances of success.



What to expect at an auction or private sale

3 minute read

Whether you're buying at auction or private sale, we'll let you know what to expect.



Work out your best and final offer for a property auction

3 minute read

You’ve found the perfect property and it’s about to go to auction. How do you bid at the auction without breaking your budget? Here’s how to succeed without overpaying.



Your step-by-step guide to home inspections

6 minute read

Make sure your dream home doesn’t turn into an expensive nightmare. With this house inspection checklist as your guide, you’ll have a better idea of what to look out for as you house hunt your heart out.


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