The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has pages of useful information about planning, financing and managing the purchase of a property. Click here to start your planning with a mortgage calculator to work out how much a bank may lend you of what repayments could look like.
Mortgage Calculator: How much can I borrow? www.moneysmart.gov.au
Stamp Duty and Land Tax Calculators
The State Revenue Office (SRO) provides useful information and tools to get your started with your planning. Click here to understand and calculate Land Tax or here to work out how much stamp duty you will need to allow for in your budget planning.
Land Tax: extranet.sro.vic.gov.au
Stamp Duty: extranet.sro.vic.gov.au
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Understanding your rights and responsibilities when buying or selling a property will ensure you aren’t faced with any surprises waiting around the corner! Click here for step-by-step information from Consumer Affairs Victoria.
FIRB – Foreign Investment Review Board: firb.gov.au
Consumer Affairs – Information on Housing and Accommodation: www.consumer.vic.gov.au