What you pay while you're building your brand new home

Buying land and building a home in NSW follows the following rough schedule and here’s what you can expect to pay as you’re building. (PS we have also formulated a brilliant quick look factsheet you can access from our members only section on the website - just jump into http://www.tworedshoes.com.au/building & click on members only to register for access.) When you find the block: Holding deposit to secure the block, either a flat fee – say $1000, or 0.25% of the purchase pric. Once you’ve paid this get the contract over to us and we’ll get full approval in place before you pay anything else. Balance of the 5% or 10% deposit – and what we call “exchange”, generally 5-10 days after you sign

What is special about a ‘portable loan’?

Most lenders offer portability with their home loans, but what does that actually mean? If your loan is portable it means you can change the security for the loan without having to go through the whole credit process again - providing you meet certain conditions, the 3 main things being: you don't need to increase your loan amount, secondly that the loan you need is not more than 80% of the value of your new security and thirdly that the sale and purchase settle on the same day - or your purchase can settle within a few days AFTER your sale in a lot of cases. (On this final point, an issue can come up where your loan is now a higher percentage of the value of your property, to explain – lets

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