First Home Buyers

Up to 4,600 first home buyer guarantees back up for grabs
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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...
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Don’t drown in Buy Now Pay Later debt this Christmas
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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....
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Bar raised for borrowers: tougher home loan serviceability tests
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Bar raised for borrowers: tougher home loan serviceability tests

Since November 1st some borrowers will find it a little harder to get a mortgage. In October, the banking regulator...
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Is a home loan lending crackdown on the horizon?
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Is a home loan lending crackdown on the horizon?

The federal treasurer has given the strongest indication yet that a home loan crackdown is coming, stating that “carefully targeted and timely adjustments” may be necessary to avoid troubled waters. So what could a potential lending crackdown look like?
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Nine in 10 FHBs trust brokers to help them buy their first property
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Nine in 10 FHBs trust brokers to help them buy their first property

Remember that classic TV ad: ‘nine out of 10 dentists recommend using [toothpaste brand]?’ Well, it turns out we’ve earned a similar level of trust when it comes to helping first home buyers sink their teeth into the property market. 
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It’s on! First home loan deposit schemes open for applications
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It’s on! First home loan deposit schemes open for applications

If you’d like to buy your first home with just a 5% deposit and pay no lenders mortgage insurance (LMI), then you better act quick, as thousands of first home buyers are expected to rush to apply for the limited spots up for grabs.
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Property price caps increased for first home loan deposit scheme
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Property price caps increased for first home loan deposit scheme

First home buyers can now purchase more expensive properties under the federal government’s hugely popular 5% deposit, no LMI scheme.
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4 in 5 hopeful buyers don’t understand key financial concepts
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4 in 5 hopeful buyers don’t understand key financial concepts

While most Australians dream of owning their own home, the majority of hopeful homeowners admit they don’t fully understand how home loans or mortgage rates work. That’s why we make it our mission to enlighten you during your home buying journey.
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Single parents and first home buyers get big budget boost
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Single parents and first home buyers get big budget boost

Single parents saving for a property and first home buyers are the big winners from this year’s federal budget. Today we’ll break down the three schemes that will help them crack the property market sooner.
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Is it cheaper to buy or rent your next home? You might be surprised
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Is it cheaper to buy or rent your next home? You might be surprised

While it might feel like property prices are skyrocketing out of reach, the majority of Australian homes are actually cheaper...
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Back up for grabs: 1800 first home buyer scheme spots reissued
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Back up for grabs: 1800 first home buyer scheme spots reissued

Great news just in for first home buyers: the Australian government will reissue 1800 First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS)...
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MISSED OUT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL FIRST HOME LOAN GUARANTEE SCHEME?
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MISSED OUT ON THE GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL FIRST HOME LOAN GUARANTEE SCHEME?

Missed out on the Government’s initial First Home Loan Guarantee Scheme? Great News – if you act quickly. The Commonwealth...
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Want to know how much your neighbours paid for their first homes?
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Want to know how much your neighbours paid for their first homes?

First home buyers wanting to crack into the property market can now use an interactive map to see how much their neighbours spent on average for their first home.
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Housing affordability best it’s been in a decade: report
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Housing affordability best it’s been in a decade: report

Great news for homeowners and prospective buyers: housing affordability is at its best level in a decade and should continue to improve throughout 2021.
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HomeBuilder sparks surge in home loans, new builds and renos
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HomeBuilder sparks surge in home loans, new builds and renos

Thousands of families across the country who had been thinking about a new build, or tackling an overdue renovation project, have rolled up their sleeves and committed to it, according to latest ABS data.
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The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is back; bigger and better!
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The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is back; bigger and better!

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is back; bigger, better and more buyer-friendly than before. If you’re a first home buyer who missed out on the first two rounds, then here’s how to make it a case of third time’s a charm!
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The top ten Australian suburbs to buy in post-COVID-19
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The top ten Australian suburbs to buy in post-COVID-19

We’re all looking forward to things eventually getting back to normal, or at least the “new normal”. And while it’s not clear exactly what the “new normal” will look like in the property world, there are some promising early signs. 
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Want to buy your first home with a 5% deposit and save up to $10,000?⁣⁣
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Want to buy your first home with a 5% deposit and save up to $10,000?⁣⁣

On your marks, get set, go! The race is on for limited spots in the federal government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, which kicked off again on July 1.⁣⁣
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RBA July 2017
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RBA July 2017

The RBA has opted to leave the official cash rate on hold at 1.5%. With the kick off of the...
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First Home Buyers – Do’s and Don’ts
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First Home Buyers – Do’s and Don’ts

Preparing to Buy – Do’s and Don’ts This is the last in our First Home Buyers’ series.  We hope that you...
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