Buying With Creer
Identify what you want
Prepare a short list of areas that suit your family needs, accommodation requirements and access to services you desire.
Most people have to compromise in some way. Firstly, determine a wish list, then look at that list and highlight the absolute 'must haves'. Now you are ready to start your search for your dream home.
Do your homework
Research sales in your preferred area to gain first hand knowledge on 'market values'. You should attend any 'open for inspections' in your preferred area and view every Auction. You should also collect valuable historical sales data when you can.
Start a real estate relationship
Many new property listings are sold prior to reaching the advertising mediums. To be added to our database of buyers inspecting new properties within minutes of them coming on to the market subscribe to the ‘Find Me a Property’ section of this website.
Keep communication lines open
Once you have established a relationship with one of the Creer Property sales team, ensure you provide them with all possible points of contact (noting your preferred method ie; mobile, after hours phone, fax, e-mail etc). Once a suitable property appears on the market, your sales consultant can call, click or fax you with the property's details and arrange a 'Preview' inspection.
You've found the right home….what's next?
To secure your chosen property, first speak with your Creer Property sales consultant about price and terms. Many of our properties are prime properties and sell for the asking price. Don’t get too caught up in bargaining a few thousand dollars off the price and risk losing the home you and your family love. In the long term, you will look back after years of enjoyment and always be pleased with the price you paid.
Once you have agreed on price, you will need to sign a contract for sale. By agreement with our sellers, all properties stay on the market until a contract is signed. All contracts have a “five day cooling off” clause to allow both a building report and a pest report to be done. Both these reports are critical to ensure the property is in sound condition.
Once a contract is signed the deposit specified in the contract must be paid. This is usually ten percent of the sale price. A clause can usually be inserted into the contract should you require financing to purchase. Normally between four to six weeks later you are enjoying your new family home.