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the catch with the first home loan deposit scheme
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The catch with the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Coming up with 20% of the property's price is a big challenge for many would-be buyers, but is the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme the solution? What we know The Coalition promised it would do just that if it won the May election and the details ... More
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What The Block result means for the property market

The champagne flowed freely on The Block finale on Sunday night. Winners Tess and Luke watched the hammer fall a whopping $630,000 over reserve. Even last-place finishers Mitch and Mark enjoyed a windfall of $384,000. While hysteria surrounding the ... More
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first home buyers
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How to buy your first home with just a 5% deposit

First home buyers will be able to get into a house with as little as 5% deposit through the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme - provided the value of the property falls under the property price caps announced this week by the Morrison government. The caps ... More
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What you need to know before you decide to rentvest

Can't afford to buy in the area where you live? There is a way to enjoy the lifestyle of your favourite suburb and still get a foothold in the property market. Rentvesting - owning an investment property while renting where you live - is gaining ... More
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Australians are finding it harder to pay off their homes, with 28% of over 55s still making mortgage repayments, and it's only going to get worse.
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The painful reality of mortgage stress in retirement

If you own your home and have paid it off by the time you retire, you can live for 'free' - no more mortgage repayments - whereas if you rent when you retire, your rent keeps going on and on. But Australians are finding it harder to pay off ... More
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