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What are your non-negotiables? Before you even turn to Google, sit down and write out your property deal-breakers. In which suburbs would you most like to live? Do you like the neighbouring suburbs? Are local schools a consideration? What’s the proximity to shops, sports facilities, cafes, restaurants etc? What are the dream features of your home? Is a garden or balcony important? How many bedrooms do you need? Do you need a garage? Once you’ve decided on the non-negotiables, it will be much easier to narrow down your search parameters, giving you a good list with which to start your hunt. Tip Use Technology Most online real estate agents and portals give you the option to set up alerts for houses that match your parameters. Look out for the ones where it’s possible to add inspection times and auctions to your digital calendar. buyer's guide