Category Archives: First Home Buyer

Loan Types and their Pros and Cons

First Home Buyers Part 4: Loan types and Pros and Cons of each With the wide range of loan types out there it can sometimes seem overwhelming when deciding which is best for you.  As all our individual circumstances are different it is far from the case that ‘one size fits all’. A detailed analysis…
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First Home Buyers – Part 3: 5 Common Mistakes

Welcome to Part 3 of our First Home Buyers series. Buying your first home should be a memorable occasion for all the RIGHT reasons.  This article gives some examples of the kinds of mistakes to avoid so that your dream doesn't turn into a nightmare. 1. Rushing to buy In our eagerness to get our…
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Part 2: Getting your first home Sooner

Your First Home As housing prices have increased, younger people are finding it more difficult to buy their first home.  In recognition of this many lenders have introduced new loan products to make it easier to buy a first home. A significant advancement in recent years is “limited guarantees”. This involves family assistance that enables…
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First Home Buyers Part 1: Getting Your Finances Right

Getting Your Finances Right - Tips for First Home Buyers This is the first in a seven part series designed to help first home buyers achieve their goal of home ownership. We hope you enjoy the series and welcome any feedback. Buying your first home is an exciting time for everyone and is that first step…
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