FHBA Market Update: 2 months until the end of the year

Strong market continues….2 months until the end of the year For the October 29 – 30 weekend auction clearance rates were again very high despite Victoria being in pre Melbourne Cup [...]

Lending conditions for first home buyers set to get harder

There was two pieces of news last week that will affect a first home buyer’s ability to get a home loan. Why it is about to get harder NAB has named a list of suburbs where some property [...]

Alternative ways to buy your first home: Part 1

In a welcome announcement, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced plans earlier this week that the Coalition Government will work with the State & Local levels of Government to boost the supply [...]

FHBA New Home of the Week: 26 October 2016 (Edition 32)

In Edition 32 of FHBA New Homes of the Week we are proud to present our top first home buyer homes priced under your relevant State’s First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) threshold. With growing [...]

Mum & Dad helping first home buyer children

Last week channel 9’s A Current Affair (ACA) showed a story on parents who are deciding to help their children enter the property market. The story featured our very own Taj Singh. Taj [...]

FHBA welcomes Treasurer’s comments but is it enough?

In a lunchtime speech today the Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison will attempt to address soaring Australian house prices (mainly in NSW & VIC) by pushing State Governments to release more [...]

FHBA Market Update: What next for first home buyers?

Yet another record weekend for Auctions  October 22 – 23 saw a record preliminary auction clearance rate for the year so far. Auction volumes increase again this week as sellers look to [...]

The importance of ‘Genuine Savings’ for your first home loan

In recent times, most lenders have introduced mandatory policies for ‘Genuine Savings’, as a result of the greater number of first home buyers & investors that were applying for loans with [...]

FHBA New Homes of the Week: 19 October 2016 (Edition 31)

In Edition 31 of FHBA New Homes of the Week we highlight our top first home buyer homes priced under your relevant State’s First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) threshold. Are you an aspiring [...]

Market is strong right now…..but what’s the outlook?

Strong auction clearance rates continue For the October 15 – 16 weekend auction clearance rates were again high. Based on combined capital city data the preliminary national auction [...]

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