Category Archive for "First time buyers"

Sydney

Stumping up a Sydney deposit

Here’s a number for you — 10,950. Ten thousand, nine hundred and fifty. That’s how many days a first-time property buyer will have to scrimp and save for a 20 per cent deposit for a place in Sydney. Not the purchase...
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First Time Investing

First-time investing in New South Wales — is it worth it?

The first time you do anything can be challenging — riding a bike, learning to drive or speaking in front of a crowd. It’s new, unfamiliar and requires a certain element of previous knowledge. Sometimes you can fluke it but...
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5 lessons we never learn at school

5 lessons I never learned at school… but should have

  A top-notch education is a wonderful thing, but you’ll fall short of becoming a well-rounded grown up if you don’t realise lifelong learning lives beyond the classroom walls. I’ve received all the great scholastic opportunities afforded by our country’s...
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Get into the property market at 23

How does a 23 year old get into the property market?

If you believed all of the media headlines, young people across the whole of Australia will never own property. According to media reports, housing affordability is the worst it’s ever been, so us “youngsters” should just give up and stay...
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First Time Buyer Are Back

First-time buyers back in the game

A year ago, many first-time property buyers were stuck on the sidelines mainly because of strong market conditions in Sydney and Melbourne. Not only did they have to glumly watch as prices rose faster than they could save a deposit,...
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Broadvesting

What is boardvesting

There’ve been plenty of stories lately about rentvesting, but what is boardvesting? Just as it sounds, boardvesting involves people – younger ones most likely – remaining at home with their parents so they can save for their first property. There have...
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Rentvesting

What you need to know about rentvesting

The “A-word” is in the headlines a lot lately isn’t it? When we say that, of course, we mean affordability. Would-be homeowners in Sydney and Melbourne are finding it increasingly difficult to get a foothold in the market. The great...
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Baby boomers are enjoying life – but what’s in store for millennial investors?

A cohort of baby boomers are now well into retirement – after a lifetime of work and paying off the mortgages on their homes. Sure, property prices have ballooned over their lifetimes, but baby boomers also weren’t overly good at...
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10 First Homebuyer Lessons to Teach Your Children

10 First Homebuyer Lessons to Teach Your Children

As parents, we all want to see our children succeed in life. And spreading their proverbial wings and flying the family nest to branch out on their own is a big move, particularly when they’re contemplating that first home purchase....
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Caveats

Caveats – The Red Flags of Real Estate

A key part of your research when investing in a property is considering whether you should lodge a caveat on it, but what does a caveat mean and who can and cannot lodge one? In this article we’ll take you...
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