Your rent becomes your new home deposit

Yes, you read that right. With Firstly, in just 8 months, your rent can become your new home deposit*. And you can get started by putting down just $1000. Seriously amazing. To discover more, enquire now or join one of our webinars.


Firstly Webinars – way to go!

Hands-down the easiest way to discover everything about Firstly is by attending an informational Firstly Webinar. They’re completely interactive and 100% obligation-free.

Hosted by our CEO, Steve Hooker, you’ll find out how Firstly works, the simple numbers, the awesome benefits and the companies making Firstly happen. Best of all, Steve will show you how to get started with Firstly.

Next Webinar
Wednesday, March 17
7:30pm – 8:30pm

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The Firstly Journey

Taking just 12 steps, the Firstly journey is a simple and rewarding one. It starts with a no-obligation webinar and finishes-up in your new home.  To find out more about each step and the companies involved, explore the Firstly journey now.

Step 1

Every journey starts with one step. And the Firstly one starts with dropping into one of our webinars. They’re fun, convenient and informative. And they’re 100% no obligation. They take around an hour. Of course, you can always jump straight to Step 2 and make an appointment. What are you waiting for? Get moving!

Register for our webinar
Step 2

Meet your Firstly Concierge, get financed pre-approved and get Firstly qualified!

Your Firstly concierge will be right by your side, coaching you, encouraging you and showing you the way. They will also introduce you to our lovely in house mortgage brokers from MoneyQuest Surrey Hills, who are wizards at home and land finance. They will help you set up and stick to a plan thanks to our Firstly Goal Sheet.


Book appointment
Step 3

By now you would have set out your goals and become Firstly qualified, congratulations! This means our mortgage broker can run the numbers and confirm your pre-approved loan amount. Which then allows you to choose your house and land package that fits within your budget.


Book appointment
Step 4

So, you now have your budget set, we’re up to the step where you choose your land. And that means deciding on the community that you want to call home. As Firstly is part of Resimax Group, we’ve got some pretty amazing communities in Melbourne’s north and west. Click the link to discover the full community map.

Resimax Community Map
Step 5

You’ve chosen your block of land, the dream starts becoming reality ‘bout now. You get to choose your home. Our building partner Tick Homes, which is also part of Resimax Group, has some great designs to choose from. Just wait until you experience Tick Cinema where every design comes to life!

Discover Tick Homes
Step 6

Say hello to iron-clad certainty. That’s right, because for just $1000 you can lock in your future house and land package price today. Then all you have to do is complete your personalised savings plan outlined in your goal sheet.

Bonus, your house and land package price will be locked in until it’s time to move in.

Step 7

All you have to do is make the personalised monthly payments outlined in your Firstly goal sheet. We make it easy and worth your while, for every $1000 you accumulate we contribute $100 Firstly dollars towards your home.

Book appointment
Step 8

Now it is time to save for your home deposit, and this is where the Firstly magic really starts to work – your rent becomes your home deposit.

You can keep renting where you currently are. Or you can rent in one of our premium Resimax Group rentals in the community where you’re going to build. Either way, the rent you pay will go directly towards your new home deposit.

Step 9

Whilst your home deposit is accumulating, we’re working hard to get your land ready. So much goes into getting land ready to build upon. Important stuff like laying roads, sewerage pipes, infrastructure. All the things that turn a parcel of land into a neighbourhood. So while you’re happily renting, all of that stuff is getting sorted. We’ll keep you regularly updated on the progress until your land is settled.

Check out an example of a project update
Step 10

Congratulations, thanks to your land deposit, savings, your bank and a lot of hard work you are now a land owner! You can give your self a big pat on the back.

Step 11

Now it’s time for Tick Homes to build your house. And boy, do they have an impressive home building game. They’re big on innovation and affordability (The 2018 REA Gamechanger Award is proof of that.) And they’re big on quality and care. Check out the video of our chief building honcho, James, and you’ll see what we mean.

Meet James
Step 12

Get that special bottle of whatever nice and chilled, because that day, which seemed like it might never come, is finally here. Yep, your new Tick home is ready! Cue the housewarming party. Cue the happy tears. This is a special moment. We got there together

Take a walk-through of a Tick home


We went with Firstly as it gave us great support and incentives by helping us get into the property market and owning our first home.


Can’t rate Firstly highly enough! We are finally on our way to owning our dream home long before we thought possible.


Firstly gives the home buyer the opportunity to see the light at the end of the dark tunnel.


Firstly makes it possible to easily get into the housing market. It’s hard to save a decent deposit while paying rent and Firstly takes the hassle out of that.


Firstly introduces you to a new way of thinking about first home buying! Choosing your block/future home is so much fun when you can lock it in for only $1000.


Extremely easy to follow, not pushy at all. Allowed us to run the process at our pace and when we were ready. Highly recommended.


Fantastic team, they provide more than enough information to get your home-buying journey without any worries!


Thank you to Firstly and team for allowing me the opportunity to reach my dream of buying a house, somewhere to call home.


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