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Home Seller's Guide

Selling your property is not a task undertaken everyday. When you’re selling, it’s important to be fully informed and plan each step carefully.

This booklet guides you through the process, providing advice on selecting the best real estate agent, realistically pricing your home, preparing and presenting your home for sale and, finally, the move.



Maintaining & Preparing Your Home For Profit

We have learned that the best price comes from the best preparation. As your real estate partner it is our intention - via this document - to help you maximise your price and to make the sale of your property an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

It's important that we keep our eyes on the prize. The prize is securing the best possible price for your home. Your profit will be realised when we attract a cashed-up buyer, who will inspect the home on the surface then obtain a building and pest report that will influence the final dollar decision.

With this understanding we have constructed this document in a way that clearly works to our final moment of truth. So let's get started by preparing your home for profit.

How to Purchase Property with a Self Managed Super Fund

It wasn't so long ago that people used to say if you own your own property you'd be right for life but times have changed. Using a self-managed super fund (SMSF) to buy property is becoming increasingly popular as it can give you more control over the management of your retirement savings.

A lot of the inflexibility and controls have been relaxed such that superannuation is now a legitimate way to grow your assets in a tax-free environment. Contributions to superannuation are now tax-free for investors over the age of 60.

Get a better understanding of what you need to do to unlock your superannuation’s full potential.


Your Greatest Move

Moving into a lifestyle village can sound a little overwhelming at first, with many people wondering whether the timing is right for them or how to get the process started. 

This guide outlines what is involved in transitioning into a Lifestyle Village, and what your options are.

Many people find that the greatest reward from downsizing is the realisation that there isn’t as much work to do and they wish they did it years before.


Dealing with Divorce

Every year almost 50,000 marriages in Australia end in divorce, and an even greater number of relationships break down. Having to sell a beloved family home on top of a relationship breakdown can be a highly emotional and stressful situation.

The laws around property settlement in these types of situations can be quite complex. In addition, there have been changes to the Family Law Act 1975 (the Act) that can impact the final outcome of a property settlement.

This guide covers the things you need to consider when selling a property amidst potentially challenging circumstances.

Home Buyer's Guide

Buying property is about the biggest financial commitment you’ll ever have to make.

For many it will be something never done before. Selecting the right home in the right area, organising finance and negotiating the sale – it all sounds a little daunting. Yet it isn’t as complicated as you may think!

For more information about buying property, click here to request your free copy of First National Real Estate’s Home Buyer’s Guide.