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We might already be halfway through 2020, but there’s still time for you to start your building journey with Hotondo Homes. With some absolutely amazing grants and offers available, this is the perfect time for first home buyers to take the leap and become home owners. From the HomeBuilder stimulus, the South Australia First Home […]

First Home Owner Image

We might already be halfway through 2020, but there’s still time for you to start your building journey with Hotondo Homes. With some absolutely amazing grants and offers available, this is the perfect time for first home buyers to take the leap and become home owners. From the HomeBuilder stimulus, stamp duty savings, the Queensland […]

First Home Owner image

We might already be halfway through 2020, but there’s still time for you to start your building journey with Hotondo Homes. With some absolutely amazing grants and offers available, this is the perfect time for first home buyers to take the leap and become home owners. From the HomeBuilder stimulus, stamp duty savings, the NSW […]

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We might already be halfway through 2020, but there’s still time for you to start your building journey with Hotondo Homes. With some absolutely amazing grants and offers available, this is the perfect time for first home buyers to take the leap and become home owners. From the HomeBuilder stimulus, stamp duty savings, the Victorian […]

First Home Buyers

Are you a first home buyer ready to purchase your new home? Depending on your state, you may be eligible for a First Home Owners Grant to help you get in to your own home sooner. Many states have recently made changes to the eligibility criteria for their First Home Owner Grants, and we’ve got […]

A duplex is a dwelling on one block of land with two separate living quarters and totally separate entrances that can cater for two sets of occupants. Building a duplex can be a great investment for home owners and landlords, so no matter what stage of life you’re in there are so many benefits and […]

Stamp Duty

Building a new home can be an expensive process. With home insurance, conveyancing or solicitor fees, and mortgage insurance, costs start to add up quickly. One of the largest payments you’ll make during this process is stamp duty. Although the added cost is substantial, there’s no avoiding it unfortunately, since every real estate purchase accrues […]

Election

With the Liberal government winning the recent Federal election in May, many Australians have been asking what the result means for the housing market. The Labor party was vowing to introduce restrictions for investors, which now won’t happen, and the Reserve Bank of Australia also cut interest rates to a record low in June, which […]

Conveyancing

Buying your first home and feeling a little confused about what conveyancing is? You’re not alone! This is a vital part of the purchasing process, but is often a service you pay for without really understanding it. We’ve got a simple breakdown of what conveyancing is, why you need to do it, and why it’s […]

loan

Have you been chatting to a mortgage broker about obtaining finance to buy or build your first home and you’re feeling a little bit confused about all the different loan terms being discussed? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! We chatted to our friends at Professional Mortgage Managers and they have a thorough list of all […]

Mortgage

Once you’ve saved up a deposit for a home, it’s tempting to go straight to looking at properties and house and land packages to find your dream first home! But before you do, you need to ensure you have approval in place for a mortgage. Without a mortgage, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to jump […]

When you’re building a new home, it’s important to understand the fixed costs in the quote you receive from your builder. Many builders will put something called ‘prime cost’ items or provisional allowances into their quote, and clients may find that when it comes to actually selecting items for their home, they’re met with surprise […]

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