2021-01-16 Property Tips

Government incentive schemes for homebuyers and how they've changed recently

In 2020, state and federal governments introduced or expanded schemes that aim to ease the financial burden on people looking at buying a home. Combined with the lowest cash rate target the Reserve Bank has ever set, these incentives (which in some cases you can use alongside one another) make 2021 an exciting year for homebuyers.

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2020-10-01 Property Tips

How to save for a healthy home deposit

Saving for a healthy home deposit that suits your budget may take months or years. We look at the ways savvy savers can take to shape up their home deposits.

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2020-08-24 Property Tips

Building Your Home vs. Buying: What Will Work Best For You

Deciding whether to build your home or buy? We look at the advantages and disadvantages of both options to help you make an informed decision.

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2020-08-14 Property Tips

Making the most of your time (online) with our sales team

The Victorian Government introduced Stage 4 coronavirus restrictions this month, and while building and construction work will continue at Habitat, we’re changing the way we consult with our customers.

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2020-03-20 Property Tips

Could a mortgage broker help with your home purchase?

For most people, buying a new home involves securing a home loan. And home loans, like any financial product, can get a little bit complex. For good reason, plenty of purchasers turn to the advice of a mortgage broker to assist them with what can be a challenging process.

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2020-01-14 Property Tips

Everything you've wanted to know about land titles, explained

If you are looking to build, it’s rare to buy a block that’s ready to build on straight away, so what happens next, and what’s the process of land titles? We’ve put together some clear-cut answers to the most frequently asked land title questions to help guide you through the process.

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2019-12-01 Property Tips

How the new First Home Buyer Scheme could help you

From the 1st of January 2020, up to 10,000 eligible first home buyers with a 5% deposit can get a home loan through the Governments new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. Here’s our guide to what the scheme entails and how it could help you.

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2019-03-29 Property Tips

Home design trends to watch for in 2019

Our homes – what they look like and how we fill them – are a representation of ourselves and our families. Our design choices, particularly inside, convey our personal style preferences and our passions. Going into 2019, find out what interior design trends you should be considering.

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