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Will Delta Derail our Property Market? - Written by Mark Lewis

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 07/09/2021

According to some recent research from ANZ Bank, the answer is NO.

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Four Rules To Pay Your Home Loan Off Faster

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 10/08/2021

Research shows that people who own their homes outright are far more financially secure in life than those with a mortgage or those who rent, particularly as you get closer to retirement age. If you follow these four rules, you too could pay off your home loan sooner.

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Home Buyer Grants & Incentives 2021

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 26/07/2021

There are a number of home buyer grants and incentives on offer for the 2021 / 2022 financial year. First Home Buyers receive the majority of the boosts available, but single parents now have some added opportunity with the Family Home Guarantee. With a wide variety of lenders there are plenty of alternative incentives on offer to assist South Australians with home ownership.

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Adelaide Property Booming

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 22/07/2021

The boom in Australian property prices continues unabated, with significant rises recorded in all capital cities each month.

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ATO releases 2021 Tax Guide for Property Investors

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 29/06/2021

The ATO has released this years guide for Property Investors which explains how to treat income and expenses, including information regarding rental properties that may have affected by COVID-19 or natural disasters.

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Tax time can mean good news for many Australians who may be eligible for a tax refund

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 17/06/2021

Tax time can mean good news for many Australians who may be eligible for a tax refund. If you are eligible for a refund, you may want to save it by starting a new savings plan, adding to the existing one that you have, or if you already have a home loan, depositing the refund into it.

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Should you consider buying the worst house on the best street?

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 10/06/2021

A very frequent phrase used in the real estate industry is ‘buying the worst house on the best street’. Reading the phrase for the first time is bound to leave you confused. After all, why would someone buy a horrible looking house, regardless of its surroundings?

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Property buyers are facing rising mortgage costs

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 27/05/2021

The Reserve Bank is not expected to lift interest rates until 2024, but the cost of long term money for the banks is rising, meaning longer fixed-term loans to consumers are already on the rise – with only a handful of lenders still offering the ultra-low rates reached last year.

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More Places Being Offered for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 14/05/2021

The Federal Budget has added yet another 10,000 places to be made available from 1 July 2021, specifically targeting first home buyers who build or buy a newly constructed home.

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Federal Budget Announces Assistance for Single Parents to Buy A Home

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 13/05/2021

The assistance means that an eligible borrower will be able to purchase a new or established home up to specified limits depending on the city or region and only they only require a 2% deposit based on the purchase price. The Federal Government will step in to provide a guarantee for the remaining 18% of the deposit.

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