Useful tools & guides

There is a lot of home buying information available online.

It’s a good idea to check the website you’re looking at is a reliable source of information. Here are some useful guides:

Home Buying tips
MyStart is an educational website designed to help you achieve your home ownership goals. The site is full of tips and hints about saving, budgeting, finding and borrowing for your new home.

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Home Buying Guide - It’s about the house
This home buying guide is produced by the Office of Consumer and Business Affairs (OCBA). It covers topics such as choosing a home, negotiating the purchase, and settlements. 

First Home Owner Grant checklist
Revenue SA has information to help assess if you are eligible for the First Home Owner Grants. 

Affordable homes program
If you earn up to $75,000 (singles) or $95,000 (couples or families with up to three children), then the affordable homes program could help you find a home sooner. You can also register to receive email alerts when new properties are listed.

Calculators and tools
Calculate how much you could borrow and how much deposit you may need for a HomeStart loan.

Free home buyers seminars
Hear from industry experts about the home buying process at HomeStart's next free Home Buyers Seminar - register now.

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