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First Home Buyers Grant QLD | 2019 Complete Guide

If you’re buying or building your first home in Queensland, you may be eligible for the $15,000 first home buyers grant. Read on to learn what you need to do and how we help you apply for it. At Blackk,…

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How to buy a house in Brisbane for first home buyers | 2019 step by step guide

Wanting to buy a house but not sure where to start or what you’ll to need to do to make it happen? I explain everything you need to know! In this guide, updated for 2019, I breakdown the steps to…

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How to build a house in Brisbane | 2019 step by step guide

Thinking about building a home in and around Brisbane? Not sure how to use the $15,000 Qld building grant as your deposit or even where to start? Learn everything you need to know! There is nothing quite like the experience…

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QLD Stamp Duty Rebate | 2019 complete guide

The Qld Government helps out first home buyers with up to $8,750 as a Stamp Duty Rebate when they buy an established home or a block of vacant land. I explain how to maximise your rebate and what to watch…

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Lenders Mortgage Insurance | How to reduce your premium

In most situations, you will pay lenders mortgage insurance if you don’t have a 20%  deposit when applying for...

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21 Critical Home Loan Mistakes to Avoid

If you're considering buying or building a home then you'll probably need a home loan.  We've listed here the 21 most common mistakes we see...

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Why you don’t need a home loan pre approval to buy a home

If you’re considering buying your first home and getting a home loan, you may be wondering why most banks and mortgage brokers aren’t recommending a home loan pre-approval anymore.  I explain why they aren’t worth the time and what we…

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Clauses to consider when signing a house contract in QLD

When you sign your house contract, it’s important to understand what you’re signing and what clauses you need...

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Building and Pest Inspection – why you need it

A building and pest inspection is a critical check you need to arrange before you finalise buying a house in QLD. Here I explain why you need it and how it helps.

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Buying property with family members: loan advice

It’s no secret that buying a home or investment property has become harder over the last 10 years due to 2 main reason’s. Firstly, property prices have risen dramatically and secondly, banks have made changes to their requirements making it…