Complete Guide to the First Home Buyers Grant QLD 2019

Complete Guide to the First Home Buyers Grant QLD 2019

What is the First Home Buyers Grant QLD 2019?  Queensland’s 2019 First Home Buyers Grant is a state government initiative that assists Aussies in escaping the rent trap through a $15,000 contribution that goes towards buying or building their first home. This grant is...
Can I Buy a House with No Deposit?

Can I Buy a House with No Deposit?

The Struggle for the 20% Deposit.  It takes Aussies an average of eight years to save up for the 20% deposit of a median-priced home. Eight years is an excruciatingly long time to be cutting costs so it’s no surprise that 30% of Aussies just opt to rent than suffer...
The Great Australian Dream: Why We Value Home Ownership

The Great Australian Dream: Why We Value Home Ownership

When did our fascination with home ownership start? The desire for a detached home sitting on a quarter acre block, took root in the mind of every Aussie shortly after the Second World War. It was a dream of such intensity that by 1975, 70% of all Australians were...
Five Essential Tips for a Future First Home Buyer

Five Essential Tips for a Future First Home Buyer

1. Read up on deposit rules If you’re a potential first home buyer, it’s time to get geeky on rules around home loan deposits. Most first home buyers expect to have to save 20% of what they are going to borrow, and with the house market where it currently is,...
First Home Loan Deposit Scheme 2020

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme 2020

What is the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme 2020? The ‘First Home Loan Deposit Scheme’ is a new plan that the government is going to be bringing in 2020, to make it easier for Australians to buy their first home. The scheme will come into effect on the 1st of January...