We all know the struggle of finding a suitable home within our preferred areas, especially when prices continue to rise in many parts of the country. But how do you look beyond the confines of your hometown for alternative places to buy? What are the factors you need to consider?

Today's episode is fueled by a question from one of our students during a weekly campfire session, and it's a topic that resonates with many of us - "How do we work out where to start looking?" Learn how to identify emerging areas with potential for growth and development, where your hard-earned money can go further without sacrificing on the quality of life.

As a first home buyer, it's crucial to be well-informed and open to considering new possibilities. We'll discuss the factors you should take into account when exploring alternative locations, such as infrastructure, job opportunities, lifestyle amenities, and community vibes.

Discover the untapped potential in the broader Australian property market. Let this episode be your compass on your journey towards finding the perfect place to call your own.

Episode Highlights:
00:00 - Introduction
02:32 - Meighan's special house of the week
04:23 - The 3P strategy
04:41 - Let's talk about Pricing
06:08 - Let's talk about Property
08:12 - Main things to look for when house-hunting in different suburbs
10:56 - Different approaches to exploring living options across the country
18:18 - Look at the sold properties in some of those areas
19:12 - Additional tips for getting ideas on what to look out for in some areas
Resources mentioned in this episode:

➼ Kickstart Tutorial Package https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/tutorials

➼ Stepping Stone Strategy Tutorial Workshop: https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/ssw

➼ FREE TRAINING: How to make an educated decision so you buy your first home with the right amount of debt https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/webinar 

➼ Learn how to buy property without making a mistake with our 10-step online course for first time home buyers https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/YFHBG

➼ Looking for a Sydney Buyers Agent? https://www.gooddeeds.com.au

➼ Work with Veronica: https://www.veronicamorgan.com.au

➼ Looking for a Brisbane Buyers Agent? https://www.propertypursuit.com.au/
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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