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Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 20:21

What do you want to be doing when you're retired?

Is retirement that far away?

It's easy to think that retirement is something that you can sort out tomorrow. But when you do that every day, all of those tomorrows add up and soon enough it's just around the corner. It's important to start preparing for retirement as soon as possible, not because your ready for it now, but because you need to be in the future.

Tuesday 31 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 20:21

Walking instead of driving will save you money in more ways than you think.

2 habits that stop your home ownership dream

Many people say that saving up for a new home loan deposit is hard - and they're not wrong. Saving money is one of the hardest things to do when there is so much around for us to spend it on. With that in mind, here are two habits you need to break in order to put some more cash towards buying a home.

Tuesday 31 March 2015

   

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 20:20

Building a deck or patio gives you another entertaining area and adds value to your home.

Top 3 renovations to make for a new home purchase

At some point, we've all considered it, talking to a mortgage broker and taking out a new home loan to fund a "do up". However, most don't make it past the dreaming stage, as they quickly realise there is a lot of work to be done. But, there is a lot of value to be had in doing up a home, whether to live in or to sell on.

Monday 23 March 2015

   

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

   

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