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First home buyer step-by-step guide

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Buying your first home is one of the most exciting yet nerve-wracking experiences you’ll ever go through in your life.

You can make the whole journey easier, simply by understanding the process and the things you need to consider as you step towards owning your first home.

To help, we’ve developed a handy step-by-step guide, a checklist if you like, to help you through the key milestones when buying a house. The guide is broken down into four steps:

  • STEP 1: Getting your finances organised
  • STEP 2: Finding your first home
  • STEP 3: From contracts to settlement
  • STEP 4: It’s time to move in

Read more & view checklist

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