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Taking the plunge

“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself,” was the now-famous quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt at his 1933 inauguration. Roosevelt was, of course, referring to the mindset caused by America’s experience of The Great Depression. FDR was saying if people lost their fear of the economic shock, growth would come. His speech […]

The journey to home ownership

A number of themes have emerged in our testimonials at No1 Property Guide, as people thank us for finding them the best no or low deposit house and land packages to suit their needs. We are humbled by this praise. It means a great deal to us as our team prides itself on “going the […]

Infrastructure developments on track in Pimpana and Coomera

We’ve talked before about the explosion of interest in land and home packages in places such as Coomera, Pimpana, Ormeau and the Gold Coast. But it’s interesting to see what else is attracting people, particularly first home buyers, to the region. For it’s clear that part of the reason people are flocking to these desirable […]

Never assume your first home dreams can’t come true

“What’s the worst that could happen?” asks satisfied No1 Property Guide first home customer Lisi Jesse Ioapo, “Give it a go…” A recent testimonial submitted by Lisi shows how easy it is to buy low or zero deposit house and land packages in the state through No1 Property Guide. More importantly, it shows how often […]

So, is it a scam?

Getting people into their first home sooner, and at a good price, is what we do best here at No1 Property Guide. We team people up with the type of no or low deposit house and land packages that best suit them, giving our customers easy access to their full turnkey homes, built by master […]

Market slowdown is great news for new home buyers

There has been plenty of movement in the real estate market of late to convince home buyers to take advantage of the Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant (FHOG), before it reduces from $20,000 to $15,000 after June 30. A total of 15,313 applications have been received since the grant was boosted to $20,000 on July […]

Bypassing the need for the “Bank of Mum and Dad”

The “Bank of Mum and Dad” (loans or gifts from homebuyers’ parents) is now considered one of the most important factors in the Australian mortgage sector. However did you know that Darren Walters’ No1 Property Guide has been bypassing the need for this bank for over two years now? A September 5 Channel Seven news […]

Coomera development latest attraction for Gold Coast home buyers

Regular readers would know that Gold Coast suburb Coomera is one of No1 Property Guide’s more popular places to buy land and house packages. There are many reasons for this: the tremendous lifestyle offered by the world-famous Gold Coast, the proximity to major cities, family-orientated region, the wonderful climate and more. However another major attraction […]


One of the questions we get asked often at No1 Property Guide is “How do I check the credibility of builders in the new home sector”. People naturally want to know how they can weed out the shonks and the dodgy operators. So how do we advise people to avoid these bad builders? No1 Property Guide founder […]


Media reports, government agencies and housing pundits are all putting their weight behind getting potential first home buyers to “get in quick”, lest the Queensland First Home Owner’s Grant disappears. However while nothing is ever certain in life and politics, there has been no indication of either party looking to abolish, or reduce the scheme, […]