Even with the new raft of stamp duty exemptions in NSW (and, earlier this year, Victoria), and new data on the most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers, you still need to save a deposit. Here are six ways to slash your spending and save up for your future home.
When does a parent’s generosity stop? When does that generosity become detrimental to our own finances? It’s very hard to draw a line in the sand. It is also a question I get from a lot of my retired clients.
Turned down for a home loan? Don’t panic. Here’s how to turn a no into a yes.
In a booming market, the great Australian dream may seem out of reach. But Barefoot Investor Scott Pape says you can buy your own home, you just need a plan.
Peter wants to help his son out with money towards a home loan. Can this be a gift, or should he go guarantor on the loan? Paul Clitheroe weighs in.
Despite the instant gratification that people may get from accessing their super to buy a home, it is an impossible dream given the objective of super. Super is becoming a $2 trillion political football but it is a giant insurance policy for our retirement not a giant water hydrant to put out a fiery property problem.
What’s at the top of the NSW premier’s to-do list? Housing affordability. Gladys Berejiklian says she’s open to ideas; LJ Hooker CEO Grant Harrod has a few.
Property investors will need to get creative to overcome affordability problems and to steer clear of areas inundated with apartments in 2017.