Buying your first home

Starting with the basics for first home buyers, we’ll talk you through home loans and every step of the process, so you can move forward with confidence.

  1. start flag

    Getting started

    Begin with the basics like your mortgage deposit options, conditional approval and tips for first-home buyers.

  2. hl calculator

    Do the maths

    We investigate the important question: "Can I afford it?"

  3. money bag

    Getting your deposit together

    There are loads of ways to get help with your deposit, so you can own your first home sooner.

  4. hl search

    House hunting

    What are you looking for in a home, and how might that affect you financially?

  5. process

    The buying process

    A look at how making an offer, bidding at auction or submitting a tender works.

  6. hl settlement key


    What happens at settlement and once you’ve moved in