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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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Even Homeowners Think House Prices Are “unfair”

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 6, 2017

More than ever, Australians are relying solely on future home prices for their financial stability and, in a surprise twist, property owners say they would benefit from lower house prices. That’s according to an ME Bank survey, which showed that 43 percent of respondents...

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Funny Street Names Answer To Affordable Housing?

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 28, 2017

Are you a first home buyer trying to crack the real estate market? A study by a group of high school girls may have cracked the answer to affordable housing: find the streets with the silliest names and you could save up to $140,000. You’ll get teased butt save a fortune Let’s...

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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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6 People You Need On Your Team When Buying A Home

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 5, 2015

There’s no denying that buying a home, especially for the first time, is a huge decision. If you’ve done it before, you’ve got an idea of how it’s done. If it’s your first purchase though then it pays to get some professional help. You’ll mainly have to deal with...

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5Cs Of Credit: Do You Stack Up As A Borrower?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 17, 2015

There are many reasons that a bank will decide to either approve or decline a home loan application. Sometimes it seems as if it depends on what kind of mood they’re in! No matter what though, lenders base their assessment on your worth as a borrower using the so-called ‘5...

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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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