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First Home Super Saver Scheme Passes Senate

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 7, 2017

The First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) yesterday passed the Australian senate, allowing first home buyers to boost their deposit saving by up to $30,000 or $60,000 for couples. From 1 July 2018, the scheme will allow you to withdraw voluntary super contributions (capped) you...

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Buying A Property? 5 Questions You Must Answer

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 19, 2015

Are you dreaming of someday owning a home of your own? If you’ve never bought a property before, there are some questions you should answer before you actually get down to buying one. Here are 5 questions that can help you plan out how to buy a property in Australia. What...

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7 Essential Tips For First Home Buyers

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 16, 2015

Is now the right time to buy a property? In reality, it’s impossible to predict what the Australian property market will do so perhaps a better question to ask is whether you’re ready for a home loan. For example, how much money do you need to purchase the property, how...

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First Home Buyer Tips: 4 Simple Steps To Settlement

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 4, 2015

Did you just get pre-approved for a home loan? Congratulations! You’re now able to go out and look for a property with the secure finance you need to buy quickly and leave first home buyers without a pre-approval in your dust! You’ve successfully crossed the first hurdle...

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An Easy Guide To The Costs Of Buying A Home

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 6, 2015

There’s probably a good reason that you’re 30 and still living with your parents but let’s face it, it kind of sucks when all of your friends have moved out and are getting on with their lives. Isn’t it time you moved into a home of your own? Leaving the nest is a big...

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Tips For Buying Off The Plan

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 19, 2014

Should you buy a new or established property? Many first home buyers and investors choose to buy a new property but few of them have investigated if this is the right choice for them or know which property to buy. Who should buy off the plan? Not everyone gets the same benefits...

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15 Easy Steps To Buying A Property

personOtto Dargan access_timeApril 2, 2014

1. Have you saved a deposit? The most that banks can lend to you for a home loan is 95% which means you will need to save up 5% before you apply for a home loan. An additional 5% will be needed to cover purchase costs such as stamp duty 2. Have you spoken to a mortgage broker? Finding...

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How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Home?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJanuary 21, 2014

Awareness is key! If you’re planning to buy your first home, it’s important to be aware of the fees that you’ll be expected to pay in order to reach settlement. Find out more by using our calculators: LMI calculator: Find out how to save thousands in mortgage...

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Should I Rent Or Buy?

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 20, 2013

It can be one of most difficult decisions to make, to decide whether you want to continue living in someone else’s house or have your own. And why shouldn’t you have your own house? Research has shown that 70% of all Australian households own a home – one of...

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