Advice for Buyers

Buying a home can be very overwhelming by choosing Main Street Realty to help you through the process we can help you have a smooth and pleasant transaction from start to finish.

Be financially prepared

When searching for your perfect home you must first make sure that you know what you can afford. This can lead to disappointment when you do find the perfect home and find out that it is stretching the budget. Talk to a professional about the steps that you need to take to ensure there is no disappointment throughout your buying process.

Buying your first home

If you are purchasing a place of residence and it is your first home, you may be eligible for the Queensland First Home Owners Grant it is a state government initiative to help first home owners to get their new first home sooner. Introduced on the 1st July you must fulfil certain criteria to be eligible for this $15,000 or $20,000 grant. It is a great opportunity to buy or build a new home.

Where to find a property

At Main Street Realty we are always here to assist you with any questions that you may have in the searching process. Drive around your location of interest, visit our office to discuss and compare sales in that area and see what is happening in the area.

Buying as an investor

As an investor your decision on a property is based more on characteristics and location instead of being emotionally attracted to a property also has its benefits associated with negative gearing.

Making an offer

Well you have finally found the perfect property for you that ticks all of the boxes of your wish list. What is the next step? You make an offer on that property. When signing your contract make sure you understand ALL of the terms before signing the contract. At Main Street Realty we sit and go through the contract with you outlining all teams of the contract and explaining and answer questions when asked.