If you are like most Australians you will see that home ownership is a highly favoured method of building personal/family wealth over time. History has long shown that home buying is a sound investment, particularly when viewed over many years. Buying real estate can be fun and exciting. But it takes proper planning and careful attention to make it so.

Whether you're a first time buyer or an old hand, buying property can be a daunting experience. That's why we've compiled this simple step-by-step explanation of the process. We hope you find it useful.

What You Need To Know When Purchasing a PropertyClick to download