It is every family’s dream in any part
of the world to have a house of their own instead of just
renting from somebody. It gives a sense of fulfillment to
any individual to have something that is his own.
applies most especially to owning a house. Owning house is
considered a very huge achievement or accomplishment. Australia is probably one of
the places that are blessed to have many beautiful
and lovely houses. Australians, including its
foreign citizens are blessed that way. Houses are
considerably easy to acquire in this progressive
The government and many other private
companies provide comprehensive process and
extensive assistance to those who are interested to
have a house in Australia.
Here are some tips for those planning to buy a house
in Australia. First of course is where you want to
live. Do you want to be in the city, where it is
close to your place of work?
citizens prefer this. They choose to live near their
workplace, or near their children’s school.
It is very important to
consider the accessibility of your house to all the
places that you regularly go to such as work,
school, church, market, etc. This will not only save
you time but money as well for fares, which you can
avoid if you live within walking distance to the
abovementioned places. Instead of paying for fares,
you can save this money for mortgages.
Second most important thing to
consider is of course your budget. How much can you
afford for the deposit? How much monthly payment can
you afford without stretching your budget too much?
Following this question is, how much time do you
need to complete the payment? It is very important
to think of the long-term scenario. How stable is
your job to sustain the monthly payment, etc…
Other cities in this state are: Albury,
Armidale, Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Broken Hill,
Campbelltown, Cessnock, City of Bankstown, City of Blacktown,
City of Botany Bay, City of Canada Bay, City of Canterbury,
City of Coffs Harbour, City of Fairfield, City of Gosford,
City of Greater Taree,
City of Griffith, City of Hawkesbury,
City of Holroyd, City of Hurstville, City of Lake Macquarie,
City of Lismore, City of Lithgow, City of Maitland, City of
Randwick, City of Rockdale, City of Ryde, City of
Shellharbour, City of Shoalhaven, Dubbo, Goulburn, Grafton,
Lithgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Orange, Parramatta, Penrith,
Queanbeyan, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga, and Wollongong.
Third most important thing to do is
get legal assistance. It is essential that you get legal
from a solicitor to ensure the legality of the purchase.
Every territory and state in Australia has Legal Aid
offices, so it should not be difficult finding one.
you may want enlist the help of a real estate agent to do
all those paperwork and legwork for you. Being an expert on
purchasing properties, he will know where to look and how to
negotiate so you can get the best deal possible. Availing a
real estate agent’s assistance in Australia is very safe and
even highly recommended.
Everything is done in black and white
beginning from the appointment of your agent. You don’t just
go say that you are availing his services. It has to be put down in a contract so
you will have a back up later should you have any complaints
against your agent.
Yes, you can file a complaint to your
agent and ask for a claim for compensation if he caused you
financial losses. You can also file a complaint to the Legal
Services Commission if it’s your solicitor you are having
problems with. But these are just back up measures.
Australian solicitors and real estate agents are usually
diligent and professional when conducting their business so
you shouldn’t really have a problem.