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5 first home buyer myths debunked

If you're looking at buying your first home, you probably have heaps of questions about how to work out the best way to find and finance...

7 property laws first home buyers need to know

Buying a property is often the biggest investment most of us make in our lifetime. Not only is the process extremely exciting, but it...

How much do I need to buy my first home?

It’s the question on the lips of every first home buyer - how much avocado toast do I need to forgo to buy my...

5 ways to save a deposit for your first home

The number of first home buyers in Australia is growing, partly due to the slower market conditions in Sydney and Melbourne and less competition...

12 steps to buying your first home

So you’ve decided that you’re tired of living in a rental property or with mum and dad. You now want to become one of...

Why first time home buyers need to be wary of stamp duty incentives

Getting a foot in the door when it comes to property can be hard. However, some states have cracked the door open for first...

First home buyer options – Renovate, move-in ready or build – Which is right for you?

One of the primary reasons Australians choose to move is better housing. Who doesn’t enjoy living in a beautiful home that meets your individual...

Everything first home buyers need to know about conveyancing

When you’re buying a home your focus is generally on where you want to live, how much you can afford and borrow and working...

Is the great Australian dream over? Millennials prioritise travel over saving for a house, study reveals

Budget Direct’s survey of 2,800 Australians aged 18-24 (summarised in the infographic below) found that 64% of this age group of millennials didn’t have a savings...