Rebeka Morgan of BuildHer Collective shares her expert intel on what to look for when buying to renovate. We’re going to learn some of the secrets to getting a renovation right, understanding what to look for, knowing the pitfalls to avoid and heaps more!
Amanda Farmer of Your Strata Property shares her expertise in strata & community titles law. We talk about why you must start with records inspection before buying, the 4 steps she takes for a successful strata records inspection, a brief look at the 101s and much more!
We’re joined by two first home buyers who found their passion for property after buying their first home. They share the lessons they learned, mistakes they’ve made along the way, and whether or not they’d do everything the same way all over again.
The property market is all about supply and demand, so if there are heaps of buyers and not enough properties on the market, prices will rise, and vice-versa. Today, we’re going to look at what factors drive property prices up and what makes them fall.
Today, we’re covering the “70-30” rule, Socioeconomics, vacancy rates and more. Let’s cut the BS and talk about the real story behind investment drivers and what you truly should be focusing on when looking to buy an investment property.
Today, we’re going to follow the path of one of our students as he shares the lessons he learnt through his first home buyer journey - from his cautious beginnings, to working with different brokers, right up to a hair raising auction!
We receive lots of questions through Facebook, our website and from our members. So today, we are sharing a few of those questions - and providing answers - because if one person has asked, then we know there are others who will have similar questions!
Since we at Home Buyer Academy are on the mission to help first home buyers get onto the property ladder the right way, efficiently, we've compiled a list of five property podcasts we know will truly help you out!
Today, we’re going to address the age old question - should I buy a house or an apartment? We’ll be listing down the pros and cons for each and explain why they may or may not be beneficial as a first-time purchase.
Let’s take a look at online property auctions! Today, we’re talking about the path online auctions were expected to take (and if any of it became a reality), the challenges buyers agents face, how different online auctions are in comparison to the traditional setup and much, much more.
Today we’re talking about the hidden costs of buying your first home. Everyone talks about the challenges of saving enough money to pay a 20% deposit, but that isn’t enough! There are also hidden costs that you need to be aware of and prepared for, and we’ll share them with you all in this episode.
Today, we’re giving you insider tips on how to do just that. Tempted to buy ‘easy’ property? Curious to find out how to choose the right buyer’s agent in the current market? Maybe you’re gearing up to buy a property despite the pandemic, and you need to know how to best prepare before making a decision? This is the episode for you.
In this episode we’re going to give you a list of some of our favourite free sources of property data. And so you don’t drown in information overload, we’ll also let you know exactly what’s valuable on each site.
Not having to save for the best part of a decade is one of the ultimate goals we can have in life. It sounds fancy, but believe us when we say that it’s totally achievable. In this episode, we share creative and pragmatic life hacks to speed up the saving period for your deposit so you can get closer to your first home purchase without missing a step.
Seeking the help of a buyer’s agent is a great way to secure a successful property purchase. But things could go completely the other way if you fell for a buyer’s agent who does not have enough integrity, competence, and experience to protect your interests. Today, we address the questions: how do you choose a buyer's agent and how do you know if you really need one?
Sometimes, part of the property journey is finding out that you shouldn’t actually be buying property - and for good reason! In this episode, we look at a case study of someone who was 100% committed to buying their first home, only to realise that they shouldn’t purchase just yet!
In this episode, we’re tackling the due diligence process. Once you’ve found the property you want to buy, your job is not done! You can’t simply hand things over to your conveyancer or solicitor and expect every stone to be turned. It’s up to you to make sure that you uncover any reasons why you might end up regretting buying a property!