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Properties For Sale Are Climbing As Spring Progresses

Throughout Spring, the number of properties advertised for sale typically climbs as vendors look to take advantage of the warmer climate. This year, as housing market conditions transition, stock levels remain tight across the strongest markets but are rising in areas...

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Everything equity for property amateurs

Equity often gets touted as the key to any given borrower's future. Here, we provide a brief outline of what equity is and what you can do with it. If you've spoken with a mortgage lender or any self-professed property expert will tell you the equity in your home is...

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Drawing up a budget to buy a new home

Buying a house is probably the biggest financial commitment you'll ever make; you don't want to make it without planning thoroughly. Let's talk budgeting. For most people, buying a house is the most significant financial commitment you'll ever make. Unless you've got...

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Can you afford to begin investing in Australian property?

By investing in property, you can add to your portfolio with a commodity that's stable and likely to increase in value. But can you afford to act now? For many Australians who have the means, investing in property is a great move for one's financial future. Buying...

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Unlock the value of being pre-approved for a new home loan

Looking to secure a home loan? The easiest way to do so is to get pre-approved. Let's discuss how this process works and how you can get a head start on it. Unless you've got hundreds of thousands in cash stashed under your mattress, it's likely that you'll need to...

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How much money do you need to start investing in property?

If you want to bolster your wealth for retirement in a big way, one option is to begin investing in property. Do you have enough cash to consider it? For many Australians who are looking to carve out a retirement plan, the typical approach is to take a modest portion...

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Saving as much as possible to make a deposit on a home

If you're planning to buy a home, the golden rule is to save as much as possible to make a deposit. Nowadays, it's more challenging than ever to do so. In Australia in recent years, we've witnessed a troubling pair of economic trends - the price of a house in many...

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Cash rate remains at historic low.

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced that it will leave the cash rate on hold at 1.50% for another month. Governor Philip Lowe had this to say in his official statement: “Conditions in the housing market vary considerably around the country. Prices have...

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Taking out personal loans isn’t just for housing anymore

According to conventional wisdom, you'll only want to take out a personal loan if you need money to buy a home. The price of a home in Australia today is exorbitant - according to Domain Group data, for example, the median in Sydney just surpassed $1.15 million for...

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