Published On: Mon, Mar 9th, 2020

How To Find Your Dream Home When You Are New In Australia

Finding out your right home in Australia can be quite a task, especially when you have shifted here recently. But with the help of authentic companies like Novus Homes, it is all set to become a cakewalk.

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Buying a home is a major decision in life, and when it is the first home that you plan to buy, you need to research the properties first before making decisions. Here are some tips to help you sail through the process.

How to find the right home?

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life in terms of both financial and emotional aspects. Before you go out to find your dream home, be sure about the fact that you really wish to buy it. Remember that it is a commitment of your lifetime. You might need a loan to finance your new home and job security is something that all lenders look up to. If you have high job security then chances are greater that you will get loans easily. The lenders also look up to other factors like the number of depends to estimate whether you are capable enough to pay the loan back.


Just like lenders will do an overall evaluation of your finances and budgets, it is equally important for you to carry out your own financial analysis. A mortgage is indeed a very big decision and thus you should have an idea about where you are standing. Knowing all round about your financial responsibilities will help you a lot in the process of job search. If you have any previous debt, clear that to have a good credit file.


The cost involved in buying a house is way more than just the price of the property. From seeking advice from financial advisors to deposits, stamp duty, legal fees, etc. will be borne by you. You will also have to pay for the finance and insurance cost. You might also have to keep some emergency funds in case any problems arise.


Choosing the property is also a big task that you will need to perform. But before that, you will need to have a clear sense of what you are actually looking for. Make a list of all of your must-haves, so that you will know where or not you can compromise. You will need to consider things like location, public transport access, infrastructural plans in the area and the reputation of the community.


Next, you will need to reach out to a reputed real estate agent who has some experience in the field. This is important because with them you will get an idea about sales, tips for buying a home, property cost, living conditions in a given area and so on. If you are buying a home at auction, then look out for the buyer’s agent. They will help you to get your dream home eliminating all the stress.

This will be followed by legal procedures that are involved in buying home. Once you have a clear idea about everything, you can proceed to buy the property.

Author: Terra Wilder

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