Summer/Christmas 2018: FHBA Home Loan Specials

Summer is already upon us in 2018, with Christmas only a few weeks away. On the 4th of December 2018, the RBA also decided to leave the cash rate on hold, which means rates have been on hold for [...]

Spring 2018: Rates are rising, but FHB specials are still around

Spring is one of the busiest times of the year for the property market. Lenders have started the Season by featuring heavily in the news. A number of the lenders have decided to increase their [...]

The last month of winter brings some stunning first home loan deals

The last month of Winter (i.e. August) has already arrived. With Winter coming to an end, Australian lenders continue to focus their attention on owner-occupiers, especially the first home [...]

Are ‘Honeymoon’ interest rate loans a good idea for first home buyers?

Honeymoon rate home loans are also known as introductory rate home loans because banks often tempt you with a low rate for the initial period of your first home loan. The jury is still out as to [...]

The new financial year brings some killer home loan deals for first home buyers!

The 2018/19 Financial Year is already here, as the property markets across the country continue to cool. Not only are property sellers finding it hard to attract buyers but Australian lenders are [...]

FHSS: Your guide to withdrawing funds from 01 July 2018

The First Home Super Saver (FHSS) scheme was introduced by the Australian Government in the Federal Budget 2017–18 to assist first home buyers save a deposit faster for your first home by [...]

Summarised: All State Government changes impacting first home buyers from 01 July 2018

As the end of the 2018 financial year is already here, it is a good idea for first home buyers to refresh themselves with what your State Government is offering in terms of grants, exemptions [...]

First Home Loan: Comparison of the various ‘Deposit’ levels

Many aspiring first home buyers have different views on what the minimum deposit requirements are before they can successfully purchase their first home. Many believe that a minimum of 10% or 20% [...]

Tasmanian first home buyers winners in the 2018/19 State Budget

The first State Budget of the Hodgman Government’s second term has delivered most of the promises made in the 2018 Election held earlier this year. The government has delivered the 2018-19 [...]

Confirmed: QLD Government announces FHOG change from 01 July 2018

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s fourth Budget has delivered some disappointing news for aspiring first buyers in the state of QLD. From 01 July 2018, the QLD Great Start Grant (FHOG) would drop [...]