Guide to home ownership

1. Starting out(external link)
Plan your long-term goals and begin thinking of ways you can start budgeting and saving.

2. Preparing and applying(external link)
Learn about the options and opportunities for getting your deposit together, find out how much you may be able to borrow and understand the different steps to having your home loan approved.

3. Searching(external link)
Discover everything you need to know about house hunting and get tools for finding the home that’s right for you.

4. Buying(external link)
Navigate the process of buying your first home, learn about different offers and sales methods and work towards the long-awaited move-in day.

5. Settling(external link)
Find out about finalising your home loan structure, arranging home insurance and tasks to complete before you take ownership of your new home.

Page updated: 15 May 2024