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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 20:33

First home buyer numbers may not be as low as initially reported.

There could be more first home buyers out there

While first home buyers are suffering the removal of the first home buyer grant for existing homes in South Australia, it would seem that the situation is perhaps not quite as unfavourable as was originally thought. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed that it has corrected inaccuracies in its first home buyer data collection methods.

Friday 13 February 2015


Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 20:34

Property listings rise in Adelaide.

Adelaide sees rise in property listings

The majority of the nation's capitals saw a rise in property listings last month, with Adelaide proving to be no exception. Latest figures from SQM Research point to a 1.1 per cent month-on-month increase in listings in the South Australian capital, while on a yearly basis they were up 0.8 per cent.

Tuesday 10 February 2015


Last Updated on Friday, 13 February 2015 20:39

Apartment living could appeal to some buyers.

Adelaide units could offer investment opportunities

Buying property comes with a number of big decisions that need to be made. What type of home loan in South Australia should I apply for? Where do I want my home to be relocated?

Friday 06 February 2015


Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 20:34

Cash rate is cut even further.

RBA cuts the cash rate further

Conditions in the property market could be just right for anyone who is yet to secure a home loan in Australia, especially in light of the latest cash rate decision. The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) monetary policy committee met on February 3 to discuss the economy and decided the right course of action would be to reduce interest rates further.

Friday 06 February 2015


Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 20:34

Moving into your new home should fill you with excitement, not dread!

3 things no first home buyer wants to hear

There are tonnes of things that can complicate the home buying process, yet we all imagine our property purchase will be smooth sailing. This laissez-faire attitude can come back to bite us later down the line if we ignore the sage advice of others that have already been through the process of applying for their first home loan and bidding on a property.

Thursday 05 February 2015


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