Process for buying your first home in Queensland

Buying a property is one of the biggest financial steps that you will take as a first home buyer, therefore, it is critical for you to understand your rights as a buyer and just how the home [...]

REVEALED: Preferred locations for Victoria’s HomesVic Scheme

The Victorian Government announced a pilot shared equity scheme to help low to medium income-earning Victorians buy their first home. Under the program, the Government is helping eligible first [...]

FHBA Investigation: Why are fixed rates so popular with fhb’s

There is always a great deal of debate in the media around whether borrowers (more specifically, first home buyers) should choose to leave their interest rate variable, or go fixed (or a [...]

Why Rockingham is growing as a first home buyer hotspot

Hotspot in Focus: The City of Rockingham Rockingham is a city and primary town in Western Australia, south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. Rockingham is a coastal town, [...]

First home buyers guide to ‘Credit Scoring’

Lenders look at a range of factors when determining your (a first home buyer’s) eligibility for your first home loan. Other than the more obvious factors such as income, liabilities & [...]

The new year brings new first home loan specials!

The month of January is traditionally a quiet time for the property market with less competition among buyers and fewer listings as most Australians take a large portion off the month to enjoy [...]

Fast growing SW Sydney now a first home buyer hotspot

Hotspot in Focus: The Camden Council The Camden Council is a local government area in the Macarthur region, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The area is located south west of the [...]

Could these popular locations on realestate.com.au ‘surge’ in 2018?

Predicting property ‘hotspots’ is no easy thing to do. Could knowing the locations that are seeing increases in searches on Australia’s no.1 real estate website, [...]