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.
If interest rates increase by 1% in a year, loan repayments on the average mortgage will go up by $2444. Here’s how to protect yourself against a rate rise.
A young property owner is keen to put his modest savings to good use despite still having a big mortgage.
Almost half of older working Australians expect to retire in debt, with one-fifth retiring with a mortgage. So what can retirees facing long-term mortgages do? You have six options – and your adult kids won’t like them.
Rob and wife Kim recently received a windfall of $100,000. With more than $1 million in property debt, what is the best way forward?
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.
Alita and her husband want to move into a bigger home but are torn between saving hard for another year and making the move, or paying off their current home first. Paul Clitheroe says the answer lies in Australia’s population growth.
After weekend after weekend of open houses, scrambling to clean up for last-minute inspections, and low-ball offers, you have finally received an offer on your home and exchanged contracts. But before you pop the champagne, remember the sale is not yet final and buyers can and do drop out. Here’s what you need to know.