Buying Tips & Checklists

Buying Tips & Checklists

Once you have found the perfect property, we can help you through every stage of the purchase process for a smooth and pleasant transaction.

Buying a property with LJ Hooker

Your LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley agent can help you arrange the inspections and pre-purchase reports you require, most of which can be completed within 24 to 48 hours. We can also put you in touch with finance brokers at LJ Hooker Home Loans and tax depreciation specialists - particularly useful if you are purchasing an investment property.

At LJ Hooker, we can assist you with the moving process too - whether you need help relocating or setting up your utility accounts with LJ Hooker Assist, your agent can offer valuable support.

Guide to Buying Real Estate

You may think that buying a property is the same right across Australia - but there are steps and processes that are specific to each state that you should be aware of.

We have created a series of guides for buying property in each state including the different ways to buy, how to research our local market, the costs involved when buying a home, how to find a property, what to look for at inspections, understanding contracts, the settlement process and more.

Click here for the SA Real Estate Buyers Guide


First Home Buyers Guide

Buying a first home is a nerve wracking experience and what you need to know differs in each state and territory. Here is a complete first home owners guide for SA to help you navigate through the buying process and get you onto the property ladder faster.

From understanding the first home owners grant, working out how much you can afford, the different ways to buy a property, where to research the local property market, tips on finding the right home, what goes into a contract of sale, how the settlement process works and more.

Click here for the First Home buyers guide in SA


To help you buy your first home, dream home, next home, investment property or anything in between we have created some in-depth eBooks and checklists for you to download and use.

Our First Home Buyers Guide explains in detail all you need know about buying a first home, our Better Buying Guide is for more experienced buyers to help you find the right property sooner, our Open for Inspection Planners will help you organise your viewings and our Open for Inspection Checklists will guide you on what do look for in a property.

Click below to access our handy Buying real estate guides

First Home Buyers Guide

Better Buying Guide

Open for Inspection Planner

Open House Inspection Checklist

Open Apartment Inspection Checklist

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