Your New Home Buyer’s Guide

The Your New Home Buyer’s Guide is a free online step-by-step guide for those building or buying a new home.

Buying a home is an exciting process and this guide takes readers through 12 key steps in buying a new home, including what to look for when you are getting started and planning your budget, what to consider when choosing where to live and choosing your home, what to think about when selecting heating and cooling, fittings and appliances, colours, finishes and outdoor areas, and what to consider to make sure the finishing off of your home lives up to your expectations.

This Guide was edited by Paul Nagle, Director of Commonsense Sustainability Solutions, in collaboration with SEE-Change.

Download the Your New Home Buyer’s Guide (3.6MB)

Download the Your New Home Buyer’s Guide Checklist: Overview (205KB)

Download the Your New Home Buyer’s Guide Checklist: Before signing a contract and building (202KB)