Connect Events: Upcoming Event – First Home Buyers

Connect Events | 17 October 2018

Buying your first property can be more confusing than you first thought it would be. Our First Home Buyer Event helps you crack the code on the home buying process. Whether you’re ready to start the house search now or you’re still saving for a deposit, this event can help fill the gaps. You’ll hear from a real estate industry expert and a Bankwest Home Finance Manager who will share their extensive knowledge on buying property.

About the speakers

Bankwest Home Finance Manager Shashi Dahiya has been helping customers achieve their property goals for over 10 years. He has helped many First Home Buyers in his journey with Bankwest and is delighted to share some of his tips.

Michael is a highly successful agent and auctioneer with extensive experience in the property industry which has seen him awarded 2016 REIV Salesperson of the Year Award (non-principals) and reach the top 5 finalists in the 2016 and 2017 REIV Senior Auctioneer competitions.

Michael will share his knowledge and experience on key moments in the home buying process, including how to make an offer and what you should remember before settling.

Profile image of Michael Richardson, Director and Auctioneer at Fletchers

Michael Richardson – Fletchers Director & Auctioneer

What you will learn

  • Your deposit - save faster and make it go further
  • Getting finance - how does it work?
  • Considerations - when looking for your first home
  • Making an offer - everything you need to know

Event details

Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: The Westin, 205 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

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Win $1,000 to help you achieve your goals faster

Join us at the event for your chance to win $1,000 and a complimentary 1 Complimentary means that for competition winners we will waive the initial Payment Device Fee of $39 that normally applies to the manufacture, use and set up of a Bankwest Halo ring. Winner will be eligible for one fee waiver only. If a winner chooses to order a Bankwest Halo Ring, all other standard terms and conditions, fees and charges will apply to their use of that payment device in relation to the related account. Close  Bankwest Halo payment ring. Terms and Conditions apply.

Things you should know

  1. Complimentary means that for competition winners we will waive the initial Payment Device Fee of $39 that normally applies to the manufacture, use and set up of a Bankwest Halo ring. Winner will be eligible for one fee waiver only. If a winner chooses to order a Bankwest Halo Ring, all other standard terms and conditions, fees and charges will apply to their use of that payment device in relation to the related account.


Competition commences at 5.30pm EST on 17 October 2018 and closes at 7.30pm EST on 17 October 2018. The promoter of the Competition is Bankwest. To enter, persons must attend the Bankwest Connect Events First Home Buyer event at The Westin on 17 October 2018. Open to entrants that are at least 16 years old and over. Full competition terms and conditions can be viewed here. One (1) entry per person. Total prize pool $1,039. The Bankwest Halo ring is a payment device which must be linked to an eligible Bankwest account. For eligible transaction accounts you should consider the PDS (available from bankwest.com.au) and whether the product is right for you. Eligibility criteria and terms & conditions apply. Winner will be drawn at the event at The Westin Melbourne, 205 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, on 17 October 2018. Winner's details will be announced online at https://www.bankwest.com.au/terms-conditions on 18 October 2018.

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