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Aug 17

First Home Feeling

by Matthew Ikin
First Home Feeling

Moving into your first home is one of life’s great accomplishments. The sensation of not only turning the key for the first time, but the sense of freedom and independence is a once in a lifetime experience. Most Australians spend years upon years saving to achieve this financial goal. The feeling is empowering, gratifying and represents a true milestone in your life.

The journey to enjoying the first home feeling can be turbulent. Saving money for a deposit is one thing; home loan rates and loan features are another. When it comes to customer experience, there’s no substitute for being supported through the pathway to settlement, and this is something every customer deserves.

Here are a couple of Pioneer Journey stories that we heard recently about the First Home Feeling:

Ben, from suburban WA, purchased his first home earlier this year with the help of Pioneer Credit Connect.

Ben commented on the sensation of moving into his first home by saying that “The feeling of moving into my own home for the first time was amazing. It was something I never thought I would achieve, especially at 25”. Like many young Australians, the discussions surrounding the moving property market and financial hardship can act as a motivational deterrent. Ben managed to overcome this challenge by setting realistic savings goals and sticking to them.

Saving for a deposit is one piece of the puzzle. The pathway to settlement is best navigated by understanding how home loans work. We were proud to hear Ben say that “The whole experience with Pioneer was very personal and no matter the question or concern they (Pioneer Credit Connect) always made time, and couldn't help us enough”. When Ben’s loan was approved and the account settled, we were just as happy as Ben.

Another first home feeling was enjoyed by Andria from Queensland. Andria’s road was much like Ben’s. She had a challenging path to financial strength with the cost of living and maintaining a healthy social lifestyle. After settling, Andria said that:

“The whole experience was very exciting and made me feel proud of my achievement to buy my first home. Pioneer Credit Connect have been absolutely awesome” – Andria, QLD

Although the first home feeling may seem out of reach for many, the best way to experience Ben’s journey first hand is to set goals and take a realistic look at your spending habits. The sooner you have a savings plan, the sooner you can hope to know that first home feeling.