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Accessing super little help for buyers looking to purchase in Sydney & Melbourne

First-time home buyers expecting to use superannuation savings as a deposit for a property in either Sydney or Melbourne may find both cities way to pricey. Money accumulated in funds is relatively immature and unlikely to sufficiently boost buying power in order to enter into the market.  Last week the ABC crunched some numbers for…

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For renters, making housing more affordable is just the start

For renting to become a truly viable, long-term alternative to home ownership, greater rental affordability and security is needed, writes… Emma Power, Western Sydney University Deloitte Access Economics’ Chris Richardson recently suggested that young Australians would be better off renting than trying to buy a house. He argued: … rents today make a lot more…

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Is Buying a Tenanted Property a Help or Hindrance?

Acquiring a tenanted property can deliver many benefits, however, there can be various pitfalls as well. So what are the pros of cons of buying a property with existing tenants?  It’s a situation that many property investors find themselves in. After securing finance, spending months searching the property market, scouring the internet and attending countless…

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