Open homes & auctions still scheduled for Easter Saturday

FHBA Weekend Preview: 15 – 16 April 2017

It’s the Easter long weekend and this means most of Australia are enjoying either a holiday or time with their family and friends. For the property market, activity is certainty predicted to be down this week on previous weekends, but, there are still over 400 auctions scheduled according to CoreLogic.

Over half of the auctions scheduled for this weekend are in Sydney, however there are a few hundred others scattered across the country. As for open homes, advertised open home inspections are down on previous weeks and if you are out and about attending open homes you should expect some last minute cancellations.

Easter Weekend Tip: If you are planning on travelling a long distance to see open homes you might want to check with the Agent before you start driving that the property / properties you want to see are still going to be ‘open’.

 

 

Want to know more about this weekend’s auction activity? Visit the CoreLogic blog.

Good luck to all first home buyers this weekend!

And to everyone, have a safe & happy Easter.


First home buyer homes of the week: ed. 50

This week we have been busy making enhancements to our FHBA New Homes Property Portal. The property portal, dedicated to first home buyer suitable homes, is popular amongst first home buyers searching for FHOG eligible affordable properties.

Learn more about the FHBA New Homes Property Portal makeover here


Friday News Review

These are the top stories that affected first home buyers across Australia this week:

Government hoping to help first home buyers enter market ‘as soon as possible’

The Turnbull government is looking at ways to help first home buyers save for their deposit more quickly in a housing marking where the goal posts keep shifting.


House hunting with confidence

Planning on going house hunting soon but don’t know whether a bank will lend you enough funds to buy your first home yet? You should get a no obligation loan pre-approval.

A loan pre-approval provides you with a written guidance of how much a particular bank is willing to lend to you. Loan pre-approvals come with no obligations to proceed, leaving you in control and importantly, attending open homes knowing what your borrowing capacity and budget is.

To organise a no cost loan pre-approval speak to an FHBA Broker from FHBA Mortgages today


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