Recently, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our listeners addressing a common concern among first home buyers: How do you distinguish reliable information from misleading advice to confidently shortlist and select your ideal property?

Tackling information overload is no easy task, especially for first home buyers with limited experience in the property market. So, we'd like to share our insights on navigating this challenging landscape in order for you to be able to assess and weigh in on the risks effectively.

Don't let the overwhelming amount of information steer you off course in your quest for the perfect first home.

Tune in and get ready to unlock the door to your future home sweet home!

Episode Highlights:
00:00 - Introduction
03:30 - How to filter out bad information and feel confident in property decisions?
04:57 - Why location is not the only factor to consider when looking for a property
05:37 - Why cherry-picking property advice can be risky for buyers
06:33 - Identifying legitimate concerns in a strata report as a buyer
08:03 - What's the next step after discovering the strata issues?
11:12 - The importance of a knowledgeable solicitor and a competent mortgage broker
13:44 - Assembling the right support team for property transactions
19:07 - Risks and benefits of purchasing in a suburb undergoing significant redevelopment
21:37 - What are the dangers of overlooking due diligence?
Resources mentioned in this episode:

➼ Episode 47: 4 Steps to Take for a Successful Strata Records Inspection

➼ Episode 56: Proper Due Diligence for Buying Strata Properties with Nicole Johnston

➼ FREE TRAINING: How to make an educated decision so you buy your first home with the right amount of debt 

➼ Learn how to buy property without making a mistake with our 10-step online course for first time home buyers

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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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