Articles related to "Deposit - Buying"

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The average first-time buyer will need 2 years to save for a deposit
According to BetterBond, home loan applications from first-time buyers continue to increase but their success is dependent on how financially disciplined they are.
Selling? Here’s why you should always insist on a deposit
We asked a couple of property experts why deposits are so important and what the implications could be if a buyer doesn't put his money where his mouth is.
Are you financially prepared to own a home?
Thinking of buying a home? Before approaching your bank for finance, consider these questions to determine if you’re financially prepared for homeownership.
Tips for applying for a bond
The stats show that most people who are buying a home need finance for it. Here are a few essential tips for buyers who are applying for a home loan.
Save energy and boost your deposit savings
Don't let higher energy bills spike your budget this summer. Give your home buying deposit a boost by implementing these energy saving measures.
What would you give up to afford a home?
For the older generation, saving for a home meant cutting out expensive luxuries. Millennials on the other hand are not prepared to give up the finer things in pursuit of the home ownership dream.
Bulletproof your home buying budget
The excitement of buying a new home can soon to dismay if you don’t budget for all upfront and ongoing costs. Here’s how to plan your budget.
Buy with confidence
Buying your first property is a process that can be fraught with confusion. This simple list will set you on the path to home ownership.
Simple ways to save for a home deposit
Saving for a deposit is the first key step in home ownership. Consider these handy tips on how to successfully save for a home deposit.
Can you make changes to an offer to purchase?
Amendments to an offer to purchase agreement have to be accepted by both parties in order for it to be binding.