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This event is at capacity. No more bookings are currently being accepted.

The REIV, with the support of Bendigo Bank and Parke Lawyers, is pleased to give you the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of buying a home, direct from industry experts.


You’ll be more equipped for your home buying journey with information about:



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Key Topics

  • Government assistance for home buyers
    Learn about the range of government measures designed to assist you to enter the property market, including recent changes to stamp duty, off the plan concessions, equity sharing initiatives, incentives for buying in regional Victoria and the First Home Owners Grant.

  • Financing your home
    There’s more to financing your home than just finding the right loan. We’ll help you better understand the approval process, lenders mortgage insurance and more.

  • The ‘Contract of Sale’
    The Contract of Sale is the most essential document for you to understand when buying a property. Learn about the standard conditions of most contracts, and what to look for when presented with a Contract of Sale and the role of conveyancers and solicitors in the purchasing process.

  • Understanding property prices
    The REIV is working closely with the Victorian government on new measures to improve transparency for buyers and sellers of residential property. We’ll explain how prices are set and advertised and unpack terms like ‘underquoting’.

  • Latest market insights
    Get the latest information and data on the Victorian property market in metropolitan and regional areas. You’ll come away with an understanding of the key measures to consider when choosing your home.

Event Details

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

6pm to 8pm

Registrations from 5.45pm


The State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne 

Public transport and paid off-street parking are available around the venue,