Home Builder Stimulus – FAQ

What is the Home Builder Grant? Home Builder is a government grant of $25,000 payable to eligible home owners that are going to build a new home or extensively renovate an existing home in 2020. Eligible home owners must build a new home valued under $750,000 or for renovators, spend between $150,000 – 750,000 on…

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

The Australian Government has created an initiative designed to support eligible first home buyers get into the property market sooner. It can be a bit confusing to understand so we’ve tried to simplify it and break it down into the important points, focusing on what it is and who is eligible, and tips on things…

Top 3 Tips for Purchasing Rural Land

  1.Have a realistic expectation Make sure you have a realistic expectation of living in Rural and do a thorough research about the use of land surrounding your property. Most of Rural Victoria is busy with agriculture that can impact neighbouring properties and affect residential amenity such as odours, noise, dust and smoke. So, it…

Chattels and Fixtures

So you’ve decided to sell? Let’s clarify what’s allowed to come with you to your new home… Vendor and buyer disputes, although not commonplace, can occur because of discrepancies in mutual agreement of what should have stayed/gone. The legal terminology that can be found in contracts is chattels – moveable items that are generally left…

To Build or To Buy

We’ve broken down the golden comparison for home buyers – experienced and new – to make life easier for everyone! It’s one of the timeless questions in real estate – should I build my own home or buy an already established house? Which option is cheaper? Which option will make me happier? It’s a topic…