First home buyers planning to buy in the next 6-18 months could score a tax benefit of $10,000 for couples if they max out contributions to the FHSS scheme.
At its worst, the First Home Super Saver Scheme is likely to drive up demand, leaving families either more indebted or still locked out.
Casey and her partner are looking to enter the Sydney property market. Should they buy while prices are falling or keep saving till the market recovers?
Jason and his wife have built a $150,000 share portfolio. They ask Paul Clitheroe if it’s time to sell in order to buy their first home.
Alice has $60,000 for her first home sitting in a high-interest savings account. She asks Paul Clitheroe if she would be better off investing the money.
With couples around twice as likely to own real estate compared with those on their own, pairing up could be the only viable option.
Matt has worked hard to save $200,000 and doesn’t want to lose it by investing in the wrong property. That’s where Paul Clitheroe comes in.
Free ATM access. A home deposit savings account. A new credit card interest rate. CBA is rolling out a series of new offers in a bid to retain customers, but is it enough?