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Types of Parental Assistance: Part 2

Did you know parental assistance for your first home loan, can come in forms other than a cash gift, informal loan or a full loan guarantee? Yesterday, in Part 1 of our “Types of Parental [...]

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FHBA New Homes of the week: 31 Aug 2016 (Edition 25)

Edition 25 of FHBA New Homes of the Week presents a range first home buyer homes priced under your relevant State’s First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) threshold. Last week we announced an [...]

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Types of Parental Assistance: Part 1

Have you ever had a conversation with your parents regarding assistance for your first home purchase? Whilst it is not that uncommon for parents to gift their children large sums of money for the [...]

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Winter is over, Spring is nearly here

Strong Auction Clearance Rates Again The last weekend before Spring saw very strong auction activity again, with a preliminary auction clearance rate of 77% during the week ending August 28. [...]

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More help for NT first home buyers is coming

On Saturday at the Northern Territory election, the Territory Labor party (lead by Michael Gunner) defeated, or rather smashed, all opposition, including the Country Liberal party. Michael Gunner [...]

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Are you better off saving more then the minimum deposit?

How much of a deposit do I need to buy my first home? While it does vary from lender to lender, generally speaking, when buying your first home the minimum deposit (% of the property purchase [...]

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FHBA announce increase in new home choices for first home buyers

Earlier this year we launched FHBA New Homes – a new homes service dedicated to assisting first home buyers looking for brand new homes that are eligible for the First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) [...]

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Do Gen Y know how to compromise?

Generation Y continue to be criticised, both in society and in the media, for being ‘lazy’, having ‘unrealistic dreams’ (i.e. wanting it all, now), ‘not saving hard [...]

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Gen Y labelled as “Generation Selfish” by Sydney real estate network boss

An article published yesterday (23 August 2016) in the Australian Broker investigated the dwindling number of young first home buyers and whether Generation Y do, in fact, have it harder than any [...]

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FHBA New Homes of the week: 24 August 2016 (Edition 24)

As has been the theme in all of our weekly releases, edition 24 of FHBA New Homes of the Week showcases top first home buyer homes priced under your relevant State’s First Home Owners Grant [...]

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