Moving into a big city like Perth, WA could be a little scary as well as exciting. Everything is new and it would take quite a while to become familiar with the neighbourhood. If you’re serious about moving into that nice suburb you’ve picked out, you should take some time to get to know it before you give the builders the green light. Here are some tips that will help you ease into a new neighbourhood in no time.
Do Some Online Scouting
Reading up about your desired location is the essential first step that is also arguably the easiest. Go online and do a quick search of the suburb. Find out what people are saying about it on multiple channels. Try looking into social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter or online forums.
Foreign investors are snapping up residential properties in Western Australia. According to the NAB’s survey last March, these investors accounted for about 15.6 per cent of new home sales across the country and spend within $500,000 to $1 million on average. One in five people who purchase in WA (mostly in the inner city areas) aim to redevelop the property.
Apart from these investors, there are, of course, Aussies who buy homes in Perth, that they themselves will occupy. Whether you’re migrating to Perth, transferring from a nearby rental place, or moving out of your parent’s home, you need to pick your suburb smartly and find a suitable home that suits your lifestyle. Here are a few tips for first-time buyers of house and land packages in Perth.