superannuation and property investment

Here’s how superannuation is already financing homes

What critics of the plan to use superannuation for housing miss is that Australia’s super system already channels a significant proportion of retirement savings into housing, writes… James Giesecke, Victoria University and Jason Nassios, Victoria University The federal government is split on whether first home buyers in Australia should be allowed to use part of…

Super help for first-timers could be on its way

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon is pushing for first homebuyers to get access to their super and use it as a deposit. How might this help them achieve their dreams faster? First homebuyers might soon be able to use their superannuation as part of a deposit on a property, as we reported last week. The proposal…