What’s an “exclusive” package?
You may have heard the term before, but have you always wondered what is an “exclusive package” and how does it differ from the rest? Turns out, your choice of a regular package against an exclusive one could mean the difference in achieving your first home buying dream. The difference between exclusive and regular house … ContinuedRead more >
Electrical packs – how prepared do you need to be?
One of the common causes of anxiety in building your first home is the mindset that everything has to be perfect when you move in. Coupled with the thought that everything must remain new and pristine, many clients make the mistake of making decisions before they have moved into the home and understand how they … ContinuedRead more >
What is a turnkey package?
So you want to build within a certain time frame, with landscaping included, ready for you to move in as soon as the build is over. Sounds like a turnkey package might be for you! It’s a term that often comes up when browsing for homes, but some might wonder what it actually involves? The … ContinuedRead more >
Titled vs. Untitled: Land Explained
Whether you’re looking to build your dream home or purchase vacant land as an investment, untitled land can be an affordable way for first home buyers to enter the property market. However, understanding the difference and benefits between the two can be a little confusing for some, so we’ve broken it down and explained what’s … ContinuedRead more >
How to make the most of virtual inspections
With Stage 4 restrictions in place, many first home buyers are experiencing the need to conduct a home inspection over Zoom. While this is a new experience might seem a little daunting for some, there’s definitely ways to get just as much out of a virtual home inspection than one in person. Book a time … ContinuedRead more >
How do House & Land Packages work?
Many people understand the broad concept of a house and land package, but there’s plenty to know when it comes to this particular type of home buying. The process can seem quite complex and intimidating to some, so we’ve broken down what’s involved in the house and land purchase process to make it a bit … ContinuedRead more >
To buy or to build? That’s the question!
For many first home buyers, deciding whether to purchase an established property or to build your own can be the most important decision of the process. To help make the decision easier, it’s worth looking at your priorities. What exactly do you want out of your first home? Is it your forever home or will … ContinuedRead more >
No deposit? No problem. Understanding LMI
Are you a single saver? Or perhaps you’re trying to get a past car loan, or some student debt under control? Sometimes life can throw a curveball at your money plans, particularly if you’re saving for a long term goal such as a house deposit. But even if you’re not saving as much as you’d … ContinuedRead more >
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The different stages of the PDX building process
So you’re building a home with PDX and you’re excited because you know you’re in capable hands, but some insight into the process wouldn’t go astray… The official stages of a home build begin after you place your deposit. At this point, you are given access to our PDX portal — a fully digital, customer-based … ContinuedRead more >