Useful tools & guides

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.

First Home Owner Grant checklist

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

HomeSeeker SA

An affordable homes program

If your annual income is less than $85,000 before tax (singles) or $110,000 before tax (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 buyer seminars

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