Buying your first home can feel like a scary and massive commitment and hard to navigate the minefield of things to consider before committing to spending your life savings on a place to call your own.
Too many first time house hunters waste thousands of dollars on building inspections, lawyers fees or even hundreds of thousands in lost opportunity on a seemingly minor issue related to a property’s title.
Confidence and knowledge are crucial for success as first home buyers.
Lucia Xiao is passionate about helping Kiwis into homeownership. It’s our companies driving vision.
Understand the Sale and Purchase Agreement, what to look out for, saving time and money enabling you to take action quickly
Understand Titles – Different types of properties and how the title impacts a property’s value, hidden costs associated and how it impacts borrowing ability
Understand LIM Reports – Identify crucial information that can seriously impact your property’s value, borrowing ability and ongoing costs like insurance
Different property types and a deeper explanation into the pros and cons of each
Building inspections – how to perform your own by identifying issues and understanding the impact it has on value, and when you really need a professional’s opinion.
What to do at open homes and inspections
How to negotiate and deal with agents or vendors and solicitors
Understand the different types of sales methods and how to present the best offer.
2 x classroom sessions – Live (online during lockdown) with Lucia, 9:30am-12pm Saturday and Sunday) – we’ll all jump on a Google Meet for optimum interactivity!
Open home tour – Once at an alert level that will allow, apply your acquired knowledge with a half day open home tour with Lucia and your class mates. Visit potential properties and identify your learnings in a real environment with an expert by your side to help you.
Free Copy of Lucia’s book ‘Financial Freedom | 5 Steps 5 Years – Lucia’s book, ‘Financial Freedom | 5 Steps 5 Years’ is Lucia’s inspirational journey from poverty (living on $170 per week for a family of four in a one bedroom house) to financial freedom through building a $17m (and growing) property portfolio.
Lucia shares her top five lessons and steps that she wishes someone could have shared with her on her journey, and why she’s so passionate about helping others reach their financial potential.
1 x Free ticket(s) to our 1-Day Workshop, How to Buy or Invest in Auckland – This 1-day workshop reveals the steps to build your property portfolio in Auckland.
Consultation and tailored assessment – Know your real budget and borrowing potential with an experienced FINAX Mortgage Adviser.
Access to a First Home Buyer’s Ambassador – Ability to reach out to a FINAX dedicated First Home Buyer’s ambassador to be a sounding board for any questions through your property search.
Success story from one of our many first home buyers