Home buying tips

A Guide to the bond Registration Process

Buying a home and financing it can be a stressful and time consuming process. It helps to know the parties involved and the steps required for bond registration.

Things to consider if this is your first home

You no longer want to rent and have started thinking about owning your first home.  Before you rush in, consider these things...

6 Practical Steps To An Easier Home Purchase

Buying a home can be an emotional, time-consuming, and complex process. Planning helps you to focus on the positive. Here a few things that you can do to make the process go more smoothly. 

Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Attorney

It's important to be as informed as possible when buying and financing a home. Here's a list of questions to put to your attorney.

Supporting Documentation

Thinking about buying a home ? Get a head start and have all your source documentation ready.

Getting pre-qualified and approved: how it works

Before you put in an Offer to Purchase, this is the very first thing you should do - get yourself pre-qualified for a bond. 

Planning your move

There are many things to think about and remember when moving. Being organized is essential in ensuring the process runs smoothly.

Making use of an Estate Agent

Your search for a new home can be made much easier if you use the services of an estate agent. Agents make it their business to provide every service connected with your search for a home - from expert advice in the early stages, to careful monitoring of your settlement.

Capital Gains Tax

What exactly does CGT mean, and especially, for you as a home owner ? 

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What’s the best time to buy or sell? And how can you take advantage of the shifts in the property market to get the most bang for your buck?

Buyers Market Sellers Market

ooba is successful in securing home loan financing for one in every three applications that are initially turned down by a bank.

My home loan was denied

From independent advice to better interest rates (and better results), using a bond originator as your personal home-loan consultant comes with some major perks.

What is a bond originator

It's unlikely that some would buy a property without first seeing it, but thanks to the wonders of the digital world, the plethora of tools and information available at your fingertips make the house hunting and buying process a lot easier.

How to buy a house

If you’ve been diligent about paying off your retail accounts and study loan, you have a better chance of having your home loan approved.