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Buying

As a first home buyer, should I buy a house or an apartment?
When it comes to buying your first property, some of the decisions are out of your hands, thanks to the housing market, the economy and whoever decides to lend you whatever sum of money they choose. This has been particularly... more

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Renting

How to escape renting and buy your first property by ‘rentvesting’

Australians are vigorously encouraged to enter the property market, but not everyone has the capacity to relocate to an affordable area. Chances are if you’re currently renting, you made choices about your location out of sheer... more
Buying House With A Friend

Investing

Could buying with a friend be the right retirement financing solution for you?

There is an increasing number of women who find themselves alone and financially unprepared as they approach retirement. Women who may have sacrificed years of earning superannuation, by being at home raising the family, are... more
First Home Buyers

Buying

Should I buy now or wait until the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme starts?

As you slog away, saving the deposit for your first home, it’s difficult not to get excited when new government incentives are announced. From the First Home Owner’s Grant, introduced in 2000, to the First Home Super Saver Scheme... more
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Renovations

Time to carry out winter property maintenance

When the winter months come around, it's often tempting to hibernate and wait for the temperature to start rising again. However, there are plenty of maintenance tasks you can be getting on with to keep your home in top condition... more
granny flat

Investing

Will building a granny flat to boost my income affect my Age Pension?

The fact that we are living longer is of course a great thing, but it also means some people have found their previous retirement planning has turned out not to suit today’s financial needs. Not only is having enough... more
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Upsizing

Essential financial questions you should ask before upsizing

The need for a bigger property comes to all homeowners at one stage or another. It might be that single life has come to an end and you and your partner are buying your first home together. It could be that you need to... more