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Planning to buy at Aston

Step-by-step guide to secure your land at Aston

Now that you have chosen the location for your new home, here is a step-by-step guide on what you need to do over the coming months to secure your lot and prepare for settlement.
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Design Guidelines

To establish and maintain the quality of the Aston community, Design Guidelines have been developed to assist purchasers in designing and building their homes to a high standard, maximising the value of their investment and enhancing the quality of the Aston community as a whole.
 
Before building, homebuyers are required to submit their house plans to Peet for approval. This can be done at any time after the contract of sale has been signed.
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First Home Owners Grant

First Home Buyers Rejoice! Choose your new address at Aston, then enjoy a $10,000 bonus when you build your new home, thanks to the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG). The Victorian Government's FHOG has been set at $10,000 - available on new homes only*. In addition, eligible first home buyers entering into contracts on or after 1 July 2017, will benefit from paying no stamp duty on properties valued up to $600,000. Properties between $600,001 and $750,000 will receive a tapered discount.
 
There has never been a better time to build, and no better address than Aston.

*Government conditions apply. Find out more from State Revenue Office of Victoria. 
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Due Diligence Checklist

This checklist aims to help you identify issues that may affect the property and your restrictions or obligations as a buyer.
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Front lot landscaping valued at up to $6000*

Aston has a clear vision. To create a community that seamlessly combines beautifully landscaped streets, parks and gardens. As part of this vision, we’re delighted to offer you a choice of four sensational front lot landscaping packages, each valued at up to $6000*.

Not only are they available to you completely free of charge, you will also be able to select from a range of garden styles and plants to best suit your lifestyle. All packages include a timed irrigation system to promote plant growth and save you the need to water by hand.

*Full terms and conditions outlined in the landscaping brochure
 
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5 Steps to buying land

1. Make an offer

With your home research done and finances sorted you’ll be ready to write up an offer or contract of sale.

2. Pay a deposit

Immediately after the exchange of contract, you will be required to pay a deposit.

3. Exchange the contract

When both you and the seller are happy with conditions and the purchase price, both parties sign the contract of sale.

4. Get sorted in pre-settlement

A settlement agent or solicitor can help with this and handle the paperwork involved in purchasing your new home. They will also work with you and/or your lender or mortgage broker to ensure any loan arrangements are documented.

5. Time to settle

It’s official! Once titles are issued and your contract conditions are met, settlement takes place. At settlement, the balance of the purchase price is handed over to the seller and your representative will ensure documents are registered so the title reflects the change of land ownership.

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Glossary

We know the buying process can be a bit overwhelming at times, so our team have made it simple with these easy to understand property definitions.

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A Step-By-Step Settlement Guide

Settlement sounds like a singular action but it’s actually a series of activities that take place to secure your new home – and there’s a series of people who help make it happen.

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Back to Basics - Home Loans Made Simple

Winning the lotto or inheriting a fortune aside, most of us will need to borrow money to make homeownership a reality. There are hundreds of different loans available from hundreds of lenders but they are all based on two things.

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