Getting ready to buy a home

Basic steps to buying your first home

From doing your research to picking up the keys.

Cut through the jargon

Common (but confusing) home loan and home buying terms explained

…in plain English.


Crunch the numbers and start planning

How much can I borrow calculator

Calculate your borrowing power and what your repayments might be.

Home loan repayments calculator

Estimate your mortgage repayments and discover how much you could save if you make extra repayments.

Home loan fees calculator

Get an estimate on stamp duty, LMI and other non-standard home buying fees that come with purchasing a property.

Getting pre-approved finance before you look for a property

Also known as conditional approval, it puts you in a stronger position when you’re ready to make an offer

…and gives you a clear idea of what you can afford.


Ask an expert

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