Looking for a property in Plumpton and surrounding areas? Most people start by researching the suburb online and then scheduling a weekend of open inspections.

This is usually followed by a period of making offers on properties. Unfortunately, we rarely purchase the first property we offer on.

So let’s discuss the 5 steps to making a successful offer on a property in Plumpton and the surrounding areas.Property in Plumpton Hilton Parkes

1.Ensure that you have your finances in order

Whether you have a property to sell before buying your next home, or you are a home buyer, it is essential that you have discussed your next move with your financial advisor.

You need accurate figures before you place an offer on any property especially in the Plumpton area. Without this information, you may put yourself under duress financially.

There is always a temptation to make an offer before our finances are sorted. We must avoid rushing into making an offer to secure a property before this step is completed. Speaking to your lending institution first can save you from financial stress.

2. Ensure you have a legal advisor

Selecting a good legal advisor can save you thousands at the end of the sale period. They are responsible for the following:

  • Finding out whether there are any charges on the property that may affect the sale.
  • Checking that the title deeds are in order.
  • Checking that the rates and charges are fully paid.
  • Checking whether there are any restrictions on the property.

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Legal Vision Pty Ltd

The best way to find a great legal advisor is to speak with family and friends and ask for a recommendation or contact us and we can put you in touch with a professional who can help you.

3. Sign your contract with the help of your solicitor

Congratulations! Your offer has been accepted. At this point, your chosen legal advisor with ask you to sign the contract of sale.

Important: Read the contract and terms and conditions carefully.

Ensure that the contract adequately represents the property and terms of sale and also that you are in a position to meet the conditions to which you are agreeing.real estate quote

4. The security of a building and pest inspection

For your peace of mind, it is essential that you hire a competent building and pest inspector to uncover any major defects and pest concerns e.g.: white ant, termites.

If any concerns are uncovered, it is important that you have a rough idea of what they might cost to fix. At this point, you can decide whether you would like to proceed with the purchase of the property, or whether your search for property in Plumpton and surrounding areas continues.

5. Finalisation and deposit

If you decide to proceed, you will work with your legal advisor and real estate agent to make sure that you are happy with the conditions of the contract.

Once you have signed, you will be required to pay a 10% deposit, which will be held until settlement in a trust account. Congratulations you have secured yourself a property in Plumpton!

You will need a competent and friendly real estate agent based in Plumpton to guide you through this process. Please view the properties we have available in the area.

We look forward to showing you through your dream home and helping you through this process.