So, you’re ready to start house hunting. This can be one of the most exciting – and frustrating parts of the home buying process. We’ve put together a house hunters' checklist, so you know if the house you’re after, checks all the boxes.

Location
What’s important to you:

  • Close to friends and family
  • School zoning
  • Distance to shops, supermarkets, transport etc.
  • Distance to/from the city
  • Neighbourhood

Layout
Have you considered:

  • Number of bedrooms meets current/future needs
  • Indoor outdoor flow
  • Size
  • Garden maintenance
  • Sun / orientation

Internal
Have you checked:

  • Heat source – fire, insulation, heat pump etc.
  • Signs of mould or dampness
  • Shower/water pressure
  • Cracks or leaks

General Condition
Structure and soundness of the home:

  • Weather tightness
  • Roof and building structure
  • Unconsented work
  • Garden maintenance
  • Needs work

Reports
If you’ve found a winner, do your homework: 

  • Builder’s report/inspection
  • LIM report
  • Valuation

Whether you’re looking to buy, build, refinance or top up your home loan, we can help find the home loan solution that works best for you. Take a look at your options here.