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First Home Buyers – Did You Know?!

First home buyers, you could own your own piece of luxury/custom built on 5% deposit

As of July 1st 2020, the Federal Government has opened up 10,000 more spots for first home buyers looking to crack the Australian property market with a minimal deposit. Known as the First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme, the benefit allows first-time buyers to put down just 5 percent deposit for a property with the government acting as guarantor for an additional 15 percent, so that the usual Lenders Mortgage Insurance is not required – Big savings!
As of January 1 this year 10,000 applications – for couples and singles alike – were made available, with a second 10,000 made available July 1 2020, for the 20/21 financial year. It’s a promising initiative for those looking to buy or build, but industry research has found that as many as eight-in-ten first home buyers don’t understand what the scheme is or if they are eligible to take advantage of it.


First Home Loan Deposit Scheme Price Caps:

In order to access one of the 10,000 First Home Loan Deposit Scheme applications, the property you are purchasing/building must fall below a certain threshold.
These are:
State/territory: Capital City/Regional Centre: Rest of State:
NSW $700,000 $450,000
Vic $600,000 $375,000
Qld $475,000 $400,000
ACT $500,000 N/A

There are a few other grants to be taken advantage of. This includes the new HomeBuilder Scheme and the First Home Owners grant.

Contact your Local David Reid Homes Office today to talk about your eligibility!

Rugby League Legend

Running water is Pie in the Sky for Croker

Running water is Pie in the Sky for Croker

Canberra Raiders legend Jason Croker won’t be running water, he’ll be walking it. That’s all his creaking knees will allow him to do for the Pie in the Sky charity game, at the Green Machine’s spiritual home of Seiffert Oval on Friday night.

An All Stars team including Ken Nagas, Alan Tongue, Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and David Barnhill – and coached by Immortal Mal Meninga –  will play Terry Campese’s Queanbeyan Blues to raise money for charities Treehouse and Respite Care for Queanbeyan.

Raiders legend Jason Croker will walk the water for the Pie in the Sky charity game.
Raiders legend Jason Croker will walk the water for the Pie in the Sky charity game.CREDIT:JEFFREY CHAN
  While his knees won’t let him play after 318 NRL games of damage. Croker will form part of an all-star water carrying crew along with Brett Mullins and Josh Miller.
But the players on the field might need to be patient about getting a drink. “The old knees are not up to it. I’ll be walking the water out, mate, I won’t be running the water,” Croker said.

“It should be a good arvo. I’m looking forward to catching up with some old teammates and it’s for a great cause as well.”

Croker’s 1994 premiership teammate Nagas will be playing,with the former NSW winger happy to play on one condition! There’s a doctor on the sideline.
The 45-year-old has done a “little bit” of training, but was mainly looking forward to catching up and talking about the old days. “Just reliving my youth like the rest of them I think,” Nagas joked.

“I said I don’t mind doing it as long as the doc’s there, as long as the doc and the physio is there, that’s all that matters.

“To get back and see a few of the guys that I haven’t seen for a while and catch up and talk about the good old days, and see where we’re at in regards to whether we’ve still got it.
“Hopefully we don’t snap anything. It’s been a long time since I’ve played a bit of physical contact.” PIE IN THE SKY
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10 Reasons why David Reid Homes is the Only Builder for you!

Why David Reid Homes?

Building your dream home will be one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, and choosing the right builder will mean it’s an exciting and rewarding experience. On the surface it may be hard to differentiate one builder from the next. Using our Home Builders check list will make it east yo gather information and compare offerings from builder in your area, and help you make the right choice the first time.  

10 Reasons why David Reid Homes is the Only choice for your next build!

 
  1. Our services include design and full construction services as a licensed builder with projects ranging from small homes or duplex units to million dollar projects.
  2. Our workmanship and service exceed our customer’s expectations.
  3. We keep up to date with the latest products and trends
  4. Our focus is YOU!We will work with you to build YOUR home to suit YOUR goals, needs and lifestyle.
  5. Our quality is paramount. Our builders are on site regularly and use a hand picked team of trades and suppliers.
  6. Every project receives our personal attention so your project is completed to the highest possible standard .
  7. We can provide complete Turn-Key solutions, from concept plans and working drawings to final certification reducing your time and stress.
  8. No assumptions required , we will clearly detail all that is included in your fixed price.
  9. Backing of a national brand. We have the support and buying power of a national group, ensuring competitive pricing on quality products.
  10. The step by step procedure of the process of building with us! Make sure to click on the link for the 10 Easy steps! Click Here 
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PERSONALISE YOUR HOME FINANCE

Not All banks are the Same!

home finance - David WalkerBuilding your home can be one of life’s most satisfying experiences. Choosing a lender that specialises in new home finance will help ensure your building experience is an enjoyable one. David Reid Homes can offer new home finance through our specialist finance partner. We have a dedicated Finance team for every David Reid Homes custom home builder, who can help with your home buying needs. David Reid homes highly recommends speaking to David Walker, our construction loan specialist, regarding financing options for your new home. He can offer a full-service proposition and a holistic approach to all of your finance needs, including Home, Investment and Business Finance, Car Finance, Risk Insurance, Wealth Protection, Super & Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) lending.  

Don’t Risk all Your Eggs in One Basket

You know that your Bank can’t provide an alternative lender if your loan doesn’t fit their policies or income assessment matrix. That’s where, our finance consultant’s expertise stands out. You’re not “putting all your eggs in one basket” and being disappointed when the basket drops if your banker knocks you back. Our team provides lender choice, with access to over thirty lenders Lenders change policies all the time. Our finance team stays on top of those developments and more.  

home finance - cashHome Finance Including First Home Owners’ Grants

Our team is here to work for you, our customer, not the lender. David Walker is able to arrange everything for your new home finance, including First Home Owners Grant and/or Deposit funds to be released early on Build Contracts (subject to conditions), so your custom home builder can get on and get your plans approved and construction started. David Walker is fully qualified and licensed to handle all of your financial requirements. He holds a Diploma of Financial Services – Mortgage Broking Management, Certificate IV in Financial Services, a Diploma of Management and is an Accredited Finance Broker, registered with the MFAA (Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia). David is a Credit Licensee holder of Australian Credit Licence No. 385683. He is also a member of Australian Finance Group Ltd (AFG) and RFS Finance Pty Ltd, holder of Australian Credit Licence No. 388022.
Ask your David Reid Homes Consultant for a referral to our David Reid Homes Finance Partner.

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