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How this investor used P2P to help buy a family home

Damon Angus, 45, is a senior counsel at Allens, a law firm in Sydney, where he specialises in corporate finance and financial innovation. Following the birth of their first child, Damon and his wife decided to save for a new house. We spoke to him about ... 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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Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to record low of 0.75%

Recent evidence of a strong rebound in Sydney and Melbourne housing values wasn't enough to stave off a rate cut, with the RBA opting to slash interest rates further to a new record low. A trend towards higher unemployment and a slowdown in jobs growth ... 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.

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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