For first time home buyers who want to get it right.
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Ep. 14: Questions You Must Ask Your Building Inspector with Peter Masia
April 7, 2021
In this episode, we're joined by retired building and pest inspector Peter Masia, as we dive deep into the questions that first time home buyers must ask their building inspectors. We'll talk about common building faults, what should be a deal-breaker versus what's normally found in reports and more!
Ep. 13: How to Buy an Off Market Property [Case Study]
March 31, 2021
In this episode, we're following the journey of HBA Graduate Michael! He shares the lessons he learned, whether his assumptions were right or wrong, the mistakes he made (and avoided) and, ultimately, how he sealed the deal!
Ep. 12: Buying Your First Home on the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast with Karen Young & Tony Coughran
March 24, 2021
Today, we're talking to two local experts, Karen Young of Property Zest Buyer's Agency and Tony Coughran of Simply Gold Coast, who will be sharing their tips on what first home buyers need to be looking for, and the mistakes that can be avoided in each of their areas.
Ep. 11: Where Should I Buy My First Home?
March 17, 2021
In this episode, we explore the factors that contribute to answering the question. We talk about the 3 Ps, the "ugly c-word", and why following a step-by-step process is key to avoiding mistakes and getting the right property on the first try.
Ep. 10: Your Home Buyer Questions Answered (Q&A with Veronica & Meighan)
March 10, 2021
Today, we're going to answer questions about fire orders in apartment buildings, timing your purchase in a rising market, whether to buy an apartment to live in now or a house to rent out first and move in in the future, and heaps more.
Ep. 9: What is the Importance of a Borrowing Strategy? (with David Johnston)
March 3, 2021
This episode, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, David Johnston, joins us as we dive into borrowing strategy, discuss the important things all first home buyers need to know (that they often don't) before approaching mortgage brokers, and more!
Ep. 8: House Hunting with
The Block Star Bianca Chatfield
February 24, 2021
In this episode, we're going to take you through a real-life home buyer's journey. Our guest today is Bianca Chatfield, a champion netballer and contestant on the Block. She's been house hunting and Newscorp readers have been following her journey through a series of articles she started publishing in November.
Ep. 7: What You Must Do Before Buying Your First Home
February 17, 2021
Today, we're going to talk about the "P" (Preparation) phase in our P.A.C.E. system, a system we developed to help first home buyers to get through the whole process of buying a property and getting everything right from the start.
Ep. 6: The True Cost of First Home Buyer Incentives
February 10, 2021
In this episode we're going to talk about free money, the type first home buyers get from governments - deposit schemes, stamp duty concessions, cash incentives as well as discounts from developers - everything apparently designed to help first home buyers get on the property ladder.
Ep. 5: The Fundamentals of Investing in Property
February 3, 2021
Today, we're going to share with you some property investment fundamentals. This will be particularly important if your choice is to rent-vest rather than live in your first property. If you would like to learn more about the process and how to buy without making a mistake, tune in now!
Ep. 4: What Are Your Options If You Can't Afford to Buy Where You Want to Live?
January 27, 2021
In this episode, we're going to discuss choices you have if you can't afford to buy where you really want to live. We're covering rent-vesting, co-ownership, and getting a guarantor for your loan. See you on the inside!
Ep. 3: Using Grants to Buy Land and Build a House [Case Study]
January 20, 2021
In today's episode, we talk about using grants to purchase land and property by sharing a case study on "Anna". From potential pitfalls to misleading incentives, we share what you need to know to do it right.
Ep. 2: The 3 Most Common Mistakes First Home Buyers Make
January 13, 2021
In today's episode, we share three of the most common—and deadly—mistakes that first-time buyers commit when purchasing their first homes.
Ep. 1: What is Your First Home Buyer Guide?
January 6, 2021
Today, we talk about the P.A.C.E. system, what Your First Home Buyer Guide is, and so much more! See you in the episode!
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