buying your first home

First home buyers are sitting on the sidelines

Hopes were lost for first home buyers to restore life back to the home loan market, as Australia’s leading financial comparison website  found the proportion of first home buyers ended mortgage season with an eight-and-a-half-year low. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Housing Finance figures, released on Monday January 14, 2013, show first home buyers…

How do I save for my deposit?

The first step toward successful saving is to determine your goals – what do you specifically want to save your money for? What is it you want to buy? We assume that because you are reading this article your main goal right now is home ownership, but that’s a little too vague for the purpose…