Couples who rent in retirement will need more than $1 million in assets, half a million more than debt-free homeowners, according to new research.
Uni students who live at home while studying graduate with a financial advantage over those who rent or live on campus, according to a new study.
A survey has painted a bleak picture of the rental market, with tenants reporting discrimination and poorly maintained properties. But renters have rights.
The housing affordability crisis is causing young renters to delay marriage, children, even pet ownership. But a resume could allow renting with a pet.
There’s always been plenty of debate about why younger people can’t enter the housing market, and in recent weeks it has kicked up a gear.
Cash-strapped first home buyers are renting where they want to live and buying where they can afford. It’s called ‘rentvesting’.
House prices in Australia rose by 175% over the 17 years from 1990 to 2007. And despite a small wobble during the GFC, they have since climbed by a further 60% to leave them 350% higher than in 1990.
The Australian housing market is not a single entity. It is rather a collection of “1000 markets”, all with their own characteristics of supply and demand