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2022 forecast: places where housing prices aren’t slowing down

National housing values grew 22.1% in 2021, and there are two capital cities and one region in particular that are not ready to slow down just yet. Can you guess where? Happy New Year everyone! To kick off 2022, we’re looking at how the property market performed across 2021, and what we can expect over…
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Up to 4,600 first home buyer guarantees back up for grabs

Want to buy your first home with a deposit of just 5% and pay no lenders’ mortgage insurance? You could be in luck – the federal government will soon reissue up to 4,651 unused Home Guarantee Scheme spots. First home buyers who use the Home Guarantee Scheme fast track their property purchase by 4 to 4.5…
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Don’t drown in Buy Now Pay Later debt this Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and there’s a good chance you’ve started turning your attention to gifts for family and friends. But be careful this silly season: more than half of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) customers are struggling to pay day-to-day living expenses. Christmas and overindulging: name a more iconic duo. But one temptation to…
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FOMO factor: more Aussies looking to buy with mates or siblings

Ever thought about buying a property with a friend or family member? You’re not the only one. The rising cost of property and FOMO has led to more than a quarter of Australians considering buying a property with a ‘non-traditional’ partner. Most of us long for a place to call our own. But what do…
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