Info on Buying Your Home | Information on Finance, Property Inspections

About Buying Property

Enlisting the assistance of an Harcourts Cooper & Co agent to help you through the buying process can ensure you have a smooth and pleasant transaction from start to finish.

Whether you are a first home buyer or a seasoned pro looking for a bit of additional support, your agent can provide valuable assistance from start to finish.


It is always best to establish how much you can afford to spend on your new home.

  • Find out how much you can borrow
  • Arrange finance pre-approval before you make an offer
  • Compare your existing lender against the many other options available in the market and so much more!

For free and independent advice about your next home loan, contact a Mortgage Express Advisor today.

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What do you want? Use Your Sales Agent

You can save a lot of time by sitting down with your chosen real estate agent. A good agent will listen and then may ask about some criteria that you may not have thought about yet. Tell them which of your criteria have some flexibility and which don’t. They will then go to work for you to find what properties on the market or, in some cases, soon to be on the market may meet your needs.

Ask, ask, ask…
Our agents have a lot of training and experience in the residential property market. Don’t be afraid to supplement these buying tips by asking questions.

Inspect The Property Yourself

  • Pause at the gate and take in the first impression.
  • Take in all the properties details.
  • Calculate where the sun will come from in winter and summer.
  • Walk right around the exterior of the house.
  • Think about what maintenance needs to be done.

Building Inspections

If you are interested in a property it may be time to get some professionals involved. Land Information Memoranda (LIM) are comprehensive reports containing all relevant information the Council knows about a property or section. This can include what structures have or haven’t been approved and signed off by the council or potential developments planned for nearby. Get a builder in to do a proper inspection.

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