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9 steps to buying a new home in a lifestyle community

  1. Do your research on whether a lifestyle community is right for you and then which community suits you best.
  2. Visit and tour the community you’re interested in. Organise to meet with a lifestyle specialist and ask plenty of questions about the location, homeowners, pet policy, fees and facilities offered.
  3. Select the house type you would like to purchase.  One that suits your lifestyle and budget. 
  4. Sign a reservation and pay a $1,000 refundable initial deposit of the purchase price to secure your site for up to 10 business days while contracts are prepared.
  5. Sign a Home Purchase Agreement based on whether you need to sell your existing home or not (i.e. conditional or unconditional status).
  6. Meet with our housing specialist team for a detailed review of home plans, colour selections, and customisation options. This is an important step where you review finishes and other preferences to personalise your home.
  7. After finalising your home, you will be introduced to the community and meet your neighbours. Living in a lifestyle community is a great way to make new connections and form relationships.  The community manager arranges a number of future homeowner functions for you to attend.
  8. On settlement, it’s just like buying a new home in the suburbs, only easier. You don’t pay stamp duty because there’s no land component in the purchase.
  9. Once settled, you complete a Site Agreement with our community team along with a new home presentation, so you are all ready to move in and enjoy your new life.
Advantages of buying a new home
  1. There’s more flexibility to personalise your new home and select your finishes. We have a wide range of floorplans and facades to choose from to match your personal style and living preferences so you can build your dream home.
  2. You have more time to sell your existing home and prepare for the move.
  3. In our experience, increased capital gains can be enjoyed by those who buy early or off the plan. This is because Stockland Halcyon Communities offer more than just a home, but a resort-quality lifestyle. 
  4. Buying early offers more options for where you want your new home to be located in a new community.
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