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The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) in Australia Everything You Need To Know About

The journey to homeownership is an exciting yet often challenging endeavour. In Australia, the government has implemented various initiatives to support first-time homebuyers, and one such initiative is the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG). Understanding the intricacies of the FHOG is crucial for those navigating the complex landscape of real estate in Australia. In this […]

Is a 20% deposit necessary? Getting a home loan with a smaller deposit

Struggling to save up a 20% deposit for a property? You may be pleased to know that it is still possible to get a foot on the property ladder in Australia without a large deposit. Despite recent news of property price decreases, the value of a home in capital cities and many regional areas is […]

How to get a home loan as a single parent

Single parent with new home

Purchasing property with a single income can feel challenging, but when you’re a single parent it may feel more like an uphill battle. However, the dream of home ownership is still achievable thanks to Australian government schemes, grants and concessions that may help you get a foot on the property ladder. The property market is […]

Property prices up 20% nationally – how you can reduce your mortgage costs

Whether you’re a first home buyer or a current homeowner, having a large home loan debt can feel overwhelming – especially with interest rates tipped to increase over the next few years. And with property prices at eye-watering levels across the home loan market, particularly in capital cities like Sydney and Melbourne, keeping your home […]

How to get a low cost home loan (in a time of high property prices)

In a time when property prices seem to be skyrocketing, Aussies may feel like the debt they’re potentially taking on from a mortgage is climbing higher and higher. This can put significant financial pressure on young Australians to service a home loan, particularly in capital cities. The latest CoreLogic figures show that the median value […]

Tips to save for your first home in 2021

Despite a year filled with challenges and uncertainty, the Great Australian Dream of owning a home is still alive for many first home buyers. And for some capital cities, such as Sydney and Melbourne, the impacts of Covid-19 on the economy and our day-to-day lives meant that housing prices fell for some months. Paired with […]

What you need to know about the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

First Home Buyers Scheme

What is the FHLDS? The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is an initiative by the Australian Government to help eligible first home buyers enter the property market sooner. It is designed to assist first home buyers who have saved at least 5% of the property value to get a loan without paying Lenders Mortgage Insurance […]

Up to date with the First Home Owners Grant in 2016

First Home Owners Grant 2016

Up to date with the First Home Owners Grant in 2016 First Home Owners Grant in 2016. Let’s face it, buying your first property can be an overwhelming experience with many big decisions, hidden costs and processes you didn’t know about and to be honest trying to figure out what Government help you are entitled […]

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