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7 ways to be a smart first time property buyer

If you’re dreaming of owning your first home, here are some lessons from the frontline of property investment that could help you build your personal wealth for the next decade or two. Successful property investors all apply a remarkably similar methodology for buying property and following these lessons can add hundreds of thousands of dollars

7 Steps to Your First Home Loan

f you’re thinking of buying your first home, don’t make the mistake of beginning by spending weekends in search of your dream home. That part of the journey will come soon enough, but it’s not where you should start. Instead, you need to focus on securing your finances, or you’ll never be sure how much

Breaking down NSW first homeowner bonuses

Two state government schemes designed to encourage property ownership have now made buying your first home in NSW more attractive. The State Government will provide $10,000 under the First Home Owners Grant to applicants who are planning to purchase either a new property or one that has been substantially renovated. It has also eased the

First home buyers guide to mortgages

If you’re a first home buyer, having your finances organised and a loan pre-approved before you start looking for your home can help you save time and avoid disappointment. Here’s our quick guide to what you need to know. How much deposit do you need? Most mortgages are based on a 20% deposit on the

7 Tips to choosing an apartment

An apartment is a great option if you want a low maintenance lifestyle, improved security or want to be able to afford to live in an area that would otherwise be out of your budget. Look for: A great location Choose an apartment in a suburb where they’re a major part of an area’s housing

How to inspect an apartment

Searching for the right property can be a tiring process if it stretches from weeks into months. Cutting corners on how thoroughly you look at it is understandable as a sense of despair sets in. But that’s a grave error. If an apartment grabs your attention, then double-down on a basic inspection before you get

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