Buying your first home is one of life’s most exciting milestones and it’s become something of an Australian dream. Whether you’re after a home in the suburbs to start a family, or something a bit more city-based, pooling all your resources and getting your foot on the property ladder is something thousands of people strive
The headlines have been awash with the 2015-2016 Federal budget over the past couple of weeks. Following the Reserve Bank’s decision to cut the official cash rate to just 2 per cent, it looks like the government is also keen to encourage further economic growth.
The budget touched on a wide array of issues, covering
The Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey, has delivered his much anticipated second Federal Budget. The government claims it’s a responsible budget about fairness, families and small business that encourages Australia to ‘get out there and have a go’.
Key points include:
We’ve summarised some of the key points from the Federal Budget, but please note that
There’s been a fair amount of discussion about offshore homebuyers in recent months. Whatever side you fall on, if you’re applying for a home loan, the government’s recent changes to the foreign investment policy framework is sure to interest you. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey have announced a tighter system of
It often seems like another day, another announcement on ballooning Sydney house prices. The city has consistently offered fodder for concerned property market observers, who say the New South Wales capital is headed for a housing bubble – and it’s only a matter of time before the good times burst.
For those investigating their home
Sydney property has proven itself as a heavyweight of the national market. The consistently rising prices and strong investment activity have been the envy of other cities, and the level of demand for homes in the Harbour City almost defies belief. According to the latest House Price Report from Domain, house prices in the New