Advice & Tips for Buying a House

Brought to you by Westpac
Read this before you buy a heritage property
Thumbnail of Danielle Sen

Read this before you buy a heritage property

Heritage-listed homes are important pillars of our community, preserving the design elements of a bygone era. Here's what you need to know if you are in the market for a beautiful, historical building.

Beyond the backyard: This is the new Australian Dream

2 minute read

Owning a single-storey home on a quarter-acre block was once considered 'living the dream' for the average Australian family. But, with the changing property landscape across the country, that dream has evolved.

Australia's most in-demand suburbs of 2018 revealed

3 minute read

As the property market cools in some parts of Australia, the real estate landscape is changing. Read on for the country's most popular places to live, and why homebuyers are flocking to these sought-after suburbs.rbs.

How to move house without the stress

4 minute read

Packing up your belongings to relocate to a new abode is both exciting and daunting at the same time. Here's how you can simplify the process and take the hard work out of preparing to move.

How to get a home loan later in life

4 minute read

They say 50 is the new 40. However, when it comes to getting a home loan, 50 is well, 50 and that’s something lenders take into consideration if you’re looking to buy property later in life.

How to win at auction (without blowing your budget)

4 minute read

There's an art to not only winning an auction but making sure it happens within your budget according to property expert Veronica Morgan.

Want to buy a home overseas? Try these destinations

3 minute read

If you've ever considered investing in property overseas, we've got the scoop on which cities to invest in.

Ask Andrew Winter your burning questions

1 minute read

Andrew Winter is about to ask you for your votes ahead of his Gold Logie run. So it's only fair you should get to ask something of him too!

How to survive buying a home with a partner

4 minute read

Buying a home with your beloved can be a real challenge but with a bit of compromise, it is possible to nab a property with your relationship still intact.

How to buy a house in your dream holiday destination

2 minute read

Co-ownership could be the perfect way to purchase your dream holiday home.

Why you should buy the worst house in the best street

4 minute read

Experts explain why, when it comes to the property market, you shouldn't discount the 'renovator's dream'