Getting Into Property – An Alternative Approach

There has been much media comment lately about the Australian property market, much of it focused on the high prices being paid, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. This media conversation is bemoaning the likelihood that young Australians will never own their own homes like their parents did, and that they are being priced out of […]

First Home Buyers: How to Save Up For Your First home

Planning for your first home is perhaps the biggest financial commitment you will make in your life. Getting it right the first time is crucial, so it is best to have a financial plan laid out to help guide you as you get on your way to achieving the home of your dreams.
Budgeting
Have a clear […]

By |August 12th, 2015|First Home Buyers, Property Investment|0 Comments

Should First Home Buyers Raise The White Flag?

First home buyers have been on a downward spiral as home investors dominate the property market for the past few months, raising speculations that first home buyers have conceded due to high property prices.
In a recent First Home Buyer report by realestateview.com.au, 24% of home buyers have raised the white flag, citing rising house prices, […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|First Home Buyers, Property Investment|Comments Off on Should First Home Buyers Raise The White Flag?

Negative Gearing Can Help First Home Buyers: AMP Chief

First Home Buyer shares have dropped drastically in the property market, hovering around the 12% mark while Property Investors dominate the market. Negative gearing has often been pointed out as a factor that hinders First Home Buyers from entering the property market because of house price inflation, but a leading economist believes that in this […]

By |January 24th, 2014|First Home Buyers, Property Investment|Comments Off on Negative Gearing Can Help First Home Buyers: AMP Chief

First Home Buyers Struggle Continues

First Home activity is still down despite low investor activity. First home Buyers accounted for a new record low in total borrowings at 12.3%, below the previous low of 12.5% posted October of last year.
52,912 owner-occupied home loans were accounted for last November, increasing by 1.1% for the month. Total dwellings have increased by 1.7% […]

By |January 13th, 2014|First Home Buyers, Property Investment|Comments Off on First Home Buyers Struggle Continues