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Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015 20:50

New land supply could make housing dreams a reality.

More land available in South Australia

One of the biggest drivers of decreasing affordability of housing across Australia is the lack of developable land being released. However, the latest report from the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) indicates that progress is being made in this area.

Thursday 19 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015 20:50

First home buyers could have access to more funds than before.

First home buyers could have access to super

Superannuation is locked away in a vault until you're grey and no longer working, right? Well, at the moment the preservation age is still intact, but Treasurer Joe Hockey has recently revived the debate around giving first home buyers access to their superannuation to fund a deposit for a new home loan

Tuesday 17 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 23:37

What do you spend time on instead of your finances?

When is the best time to talk about your finances?

Have you been putting off talking to a mortgage adviser about your home loan? It could be because you need to finish one last email before picking up the phone, or you want to pay off your credit card balance before looking at other finance options. According to recent research - you're not alone. Many people put off decisions that could increase their financial wellbeing, because they feel that they are close to achieving some other, more immediate goal.

Wednesday 11 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 23:27

3 top ways to reduce your debt

You probably know that there is good debt and bad debt, and the latter is something we all wish we had less of. So how can you reduce your debt without radically changing your lifestyle? Here are our top three tips.

Wednesday 11 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 23:26

More construction could be a way to increase affordability for all home buyers.

Is there good news on the horizon for housing in Adelaide?

As a key driver of housing affordability, the construction of new homes in Adelaide is a concern for all involved in the property sector, whether first home buyers, upgraders or investors. With house prices continuing to climb, it's becoming more important for the government to address issues that are constraining new home building.

Monday 09 March 2015

   

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