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Get the best home loan deal for yourself

Most homebuyers tend to focus too much on interest rates so they end up paying a hefty premium on Lenders Mortgage Insurance, loan fees and valuation fees. Some banks have always taken advantage of this by offering low-interest rates but charging higher fees.

We’ll give you the facts on how you can get the best deal on your home loan, focusing not just on the interest rate but the total cost of the loan.

Learn how to find your dream home

Recent research shows that, on average, the search for a home takes somewhere between six to nine months, with many buyers even taking years to find the right one. This is largely due to the fact that prospective homebuyers don’t have a strategy in place.

Our free course offers tips on how to search for properties like a seasoned pro while staying within your budget.

We’ll also give you tips on how to value a property, and equally important, how to make the right offer.

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By the end of this course, you will…


Learn how much banks will lend you and how much you should borrow

Before you start hunting for your new home, two things you need to figure out is how banks will lend you and how much you can afford.


Go hunting for a property like a pro

We’ll show you how property experts look for properties. Don’t limit yourself to just online listings. There are other ways to find properties.


Learn how to get the best deal on your home loan

Look beyond the interest rate. There are various other aspects to look at when finding the best home loan deal.


Understand how property valuations work

Property prices are a hot topic, so the media is not always reliable. Learn how to get accurate information and do your own valuation by looking at comparable sales.


Make an offer on a property that’ll get accepted

We’ll share tips and tricks you can use when making an offer that works both in a buyers’ market or a sellers’ market.


Protect yourself as a buyer

Protecting yourself is all about doing your research. Learn how to protect yourself as a buyer. Don’t be a cautionary tale.

Meet your Instructor

Otto Dargan is the founder of Home Loan Experts, the leading specialist mortgage broking firm in Australia. As a young mortgage broker, he was named Australia’s Brightest Broker twice in 2011 & 2012 and in 2019 he made the coveted Mortgage Global 100 list which recognises world-wide industry leaders who’ve made a difference.

Having achieved that, now he wants to help everyday Australians make smart property decisions. Over the last 16 years, he has learned what works and what doesn’t, where people make mistakes and how to get the best deal for yourself.

Otto and the Home Buyers Institute team are waiting to help you through your property buying journey.

Let’s get started!

Otto Dargan

Founder of Home Buyers Institute and Home Loan Experts

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This course takes under 2 hours to complete

Explore the course curriculum

Getting Ready To Buy A Home

When you know the plan, it’s a lot easier to execute.

What you’ll learn:
  • How Much Should You Spend On A Home?
  • The 3 Secrets To Getting The Best Home Loan Deal
  • How Much Deposit Do You Need And Can You Buy With No Deposit?
  • What Is The Right Amount To Borrow?
  • Getting Approved: How A Bank Sees You
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Finding, Valuing & Making An Offer On A Property

A good home-buying strategy needs to have a realistic goal, target date, and a plan.

What you’ll learn:
  • Knowing What You’re Looking For & What To Avoid?
  • How To Find Your Dream Home
  • How To Inspect The Property And Do Your Due Dilligence
  • How To Value A Property
  • What Not To Do At Auctions? A Tale Of Two Auctions
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Exclusive Guides

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First Home Buyers Guide

A 5-step program to buying your first home in 2021

Deciding to buy your first home is an exciting time but it can also quickly become challenging if you don’t know where to start.

Our First Home Buyers Guide will help you budget, plan and confidently start the search for your first home.

Mortgage Strategy For Investor

Mortgage Strategy for Investors

The beginners’ guide to property investment

Beyond understanding the pros and cons of property investment, our guide will help you set your investment goals and choose the right investment strategy.

Learn about creating a mortgage strategy and other investment essentials.