Podcast For Melbourne Property Buyers

Buying a property? Selling a Property? Melissa Barlas unpacks everything you need to know in the First Home Show Podcast.

First Home Show Podcast

If you’re a first home buyer or unfamiliar with buying and selling property, check out our Podcast, The First Home Show hosted by me! It has loads of helpful legal tips that you can use when you’re buying a property for the first time.

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First Home Buyer Podcast Episodes

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1. Don’t Buy Without A Contract Review

Melissa explains why it’s important to get the sale contract documents reviewed before you buy a property.

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2. Don’t Buy Without a Building and Pest Inspection

Melissa talks about one of the best things you can do before buying a house to manage your risk: getting a building and pest inspection.

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3. Five mistakes first home buyers make – Part 1

Melissa talks about the first 2 mistakes that first home buyers make – not saving enough money and relying to heavily on the real estate agent’s advice.

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4. Five mistakes first home buyers make – Part 2

Melissa talks about three more mistakes including not performing enough due diligence before buying, moving in on the day of settlement, and too much stress and not enough fun!

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5. Get finance through a mortgage broker

If you want to learn how to maximise your chances of getting finance to fund your first home purchase, this is the podcast for you!

6. When to make a price offer?

Learn when to strike with your property offer for best results. Generate your wealth smartly after listening to our proven tips.

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7. How to Make a Price Offer

Within 10 minutes, learn key negotiation tactics and financial insights for a substantial profit boost. Utilize Melissa’s expert legal advice and proven strategies to place your price offer perfectly.

8. How to Choose the Best Conveyancer

Discover the six must-consider factors when choosing the best conveyancer for your property journey. Do not make a detrimental choice. Listen now and pick smartly.

9. Six Myths About Conveyancers

Prejudices about conveyancers vary widely.
The episode will demystify all dangerous myths that will negatively affect your property transactions.

10. Costs Associated With Purchasing Property

Explore the unseen costs of buying property in Australia with our podcast. Learn about stamp duty, legal fees, and more to navigate the market safely. Tune in.

11. Navigating Property Contracts & Section 32 

Understanding property contracts and Section 32 is key in Victoria’s real estate. Uncovered risks could cost you dearly. Stay informed. 

12. Getting Your Team Right (with guest Rishi Bhatia, Kria Mortgage Managers)

Why are personalized financial advice and legal guidance in financial planning necessary for a risk-free property purchase? 

13. Land Tax Changes You Need To Know in 2024

In less than 10 minutes, understand the latest land tax changes. Evade unexpected costs and bad surprises. Make sound financial decisions.

14. Understanding Real Estate Agents Services and Authorities

Insightful discussion about the world of real estate with guest Mark Errichiello, top-notch buyers’ and vendors’ advocate and the director of Master Advocates.

Critical Role of a Conveyancing Expert for Property Purchase

Do you really need a conveyancing expert? Absolutely! Tune in, and you’ll find out all the reasons. In short, eliminate risks.

15. Understanding Depreciation Schedules and Home Insurance

Melissa and Mike will guide you through tax benefits from depreciation schedules, nuances of property law, and differences between market value and rebuild costs. Boost your portfolio’s profitability.

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Service Speed

We perform contract reviews within 48 hours on average and prepare contracts within a week on average.


We’re contactable during and after hours as and when you need us.

Focused on You

We work closely with you to make sure we put your interests and needs first.

Melbourne Areas we serve

  • Banyule
  • Broadmeadows
  • Brunswick
  • Bundoora
  • Campbellfield
  • Canterbury
  • Coburg
  • Craigieburn
  • Croxton West
  • Dallas
  • Darebin
  • Diamond Creek
  • Doreen
  • Eaglemont
  • Eltham
  • Epping
  • Fairfield
  • Fawkner
  • Gilberton
  • Glenroy
  • Grace Park
  • Greensborough
  • Greenvale
  • Hadfield
  • Heidelberg
  • Heidelberg Heights
  • Ivanhoe
  • Kingsbury
  • Lalor
  • Lower Plenty
  • Macleod
  • Meadow Heights
  • Mernda
  • Mill Park
  • Mont Park
  • Montmorency
  • Morang South
  • Moreland
  • Northcote
  • Oak Park
  • Pascoe Vale
  • Plenty Lower
  • Preston
  • Reservoir
  • Rosanna
  • Roxburgh Park
  • South Morang
  • Sunbury
  • Thomastown
  • Thornbury
  • Tullamarine
  • Viewbank
  • Wallaby Creek
  • Watsonia
  • Westmeadows
  • Whittlesea
  • Wollert
  • Yallambie
  • Albert Park
  • Balaclava
  • Elwood
  • Emerald Hill
  • Glen Iris
  • Malvern
  • Prahran
  • Richmond
  • South Yarra
  • Toorak
  • Windsor
  • Abbotsford
  • Alamein
  • Alphington
  • Ashburton
  • Auburn South
  • Balwyn
  • Bell
  • Bulleen
  • Camberwell
  • Clifton Hill
  • Collingwood
  • Cotham
  • Fitzroy
  • Hawthorn
  • Kew
  • Parliament House
  • Port Estowe Lower
  • Wallan
  • Airport West
  • Albanvale
  • Albion
  • Altona
  • Ascot Vale
  • Avondale Heights
  • Braybrook
  • Braybrook North
  • Brookfield
  • Burnside
  • Cairnlea
  • Carlton
  • Caroline Springs
  • Delahey
  • Docklands
  • East Keilor
  • Essendon
  • Flemington
  • Footscray
  • Glengala
  • Hillside
  • Jolimont
  • Keilor
  • Keilor Downs
  • Kensington
  • Kings Park
  • Kingsville
  • Kuranjang
  • Laverton
  • Maidstone
  • Maribyrnong
  • Melton
  • Moonee Ponds
  • Newport
  • Niddrie
  • Paisley
  • Parkville
  • Plumpton
  • Robinson
  • Seabrook
  • Seddon
  • Southbank
  • St Albans
  • St Kilda
  • Strathmore
  • Sunshine
  • Sydenham
  • Taylors Hill
  • West Footscray
  • Williamstown
  • Yarraville
  • Flemington
  • Kensington
  • Port Melbourne
  • St. Kilda
  • South Melbourne
  • North Melbourne
  • Collingwood
  • Alphington
  • Abbotsford
  • Richmond
  • Burnley
  • South Yarra
  • Toorak
  • Armadale
  • Vermont
  • Cremorne
  • Prahran
  • Hawthorn
  • Docklands
  • Southbank

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