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 [...]

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 [...]

Northgate (Lightsview) a popular pick for Adelaide’s first home buyers

Hotspot in Focus: Northgate (SA) Northgate is a suburb located only 10kms North-East of the Adelaide CBD in South Australia. Lightsview is a suburb located next to Northgate, which was created in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

EOFY brings about special ‘first home loan’ offers from 3.45%

The end of the financial year (i.e. 30 June/EOFY) is now only a matter of days away. Many aspiring first home buyers will see EOFY special offers with cars, electronic items & furniture [...]

FHBA Property Market Update: April 2018

Last month we launched our new monthly ‘FHBA Property Market Update’, designed to keep first home buyers right across Australia informed with what is going on in the property market [...]

New-look FHBA Property Market Update: March 2018

Welcome to our new monthly ‘FHBA Property Market Update’, designed to keep first home buyers right across Australia informed with what is going on in the property market (including [...]