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Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 21:25

There is a silver lining for first home buyers in the cooling market.

Housing affordability increases before Christmas

While first home buyers are feeling the pressure with high stamp duties and a lack of government grants around the country, a dip in housing values just ahead of Christmas could bring some relief for those stepping onto the first rung of the property ladder.

Thursday 11 December 2014


Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 01:17

First home buyers are having to work harder to get a deposit for an existing home.

What is holding back first time home buyers?

While Adelaide has some of the most affordable properties of any mainland capital, there are a couple things that are stopping first time home buyers from getting onto the property ladder.

Wednesday 10 December 2014


Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 14:43

Choosing a new property over an established home has a few advantages.

How to pick an investment with good returns

Real estate investment can be a minefield for the uninitiated, so it's always good to pick up a few tips along the way to make sure you are making the smartest moves possible. If you're looking at purchasing a rental property in Adelaide, there are several things you can do to make sure you are maximising your chances for a good return.

Thursday 13 November 2014


Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 02:26

Negotiating is a process that requires preparation to be successful.

How to negotiate for your new home

The auction room is a scary place for first home buyers, with hands shooting up everywhere, people yelling ridiculously large sums of money and the pressure of sticking to a budget on top of all that. Many buyers tend to shy away from this when purchasing a first home, and prefer to negotiate the price of their property in a private purchase.

Saturday 01 November 2014


Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 19:33

Extending your home could be a lot easier than buying and selling.

Refinancing - why would you do it?

Refinancing a home loan sounds like something you won't need to worry about this side of your first grey hair, but there are a lot of practical benefits to talking to a mortgage adviser about this that people may not be aware of.

Tuesday 28 October 2014


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