Couple looking out home window

Signs you're ready to buy

You think you're ready to take the leap, but how do you know for sure?

Our Property Firsts survey revealed the most common times and reasons people decided they were ready to buy a home. But a number of them said they'd do more homework and get more advice if they had a do over.

These seven signs will help you determine if you're really ready to buy your first home. 

Ready to buy infographic clear Tick

If you pass the test and you think you're maybe ready to buy, book an appointment to visit the Tick Experience Centre. Our experts will double check, take you through your options and see what's possible!

About the author

Darren Mehl is Chief Operating Officer for Resimax Group and its house of brands. An industry stalwart, he has held senior roles at Metricon and Carlisle Homes. Darren has worked closely in the first home buyer market, delivering initiatives that assist this complex and competitive demographic. A passionate advocate for customer-centric business, Darren is experienced in all facets of property.

Darren Mehl

Related Articles


Benefits of buying a house and land package

Should you buy your house and land together or separately? We break it down.

DA002 Living HIGHSTREET v08 1711213

Property extras that make a difference for investors

If you're a first time investor you'll need to consider these factors differently from buying to occupy.


New survey reveals Victorians’ property firsts

We surveyed  Victorians about their property firsts, and the results are an interesting snapshot of what makes our property lives tick.