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A Couple’s Guide to Buying Your First Home Together

A Couple’s Guide to Buying Your First Home Together

May 25, 2022

As a couple, you will experience a lot of firsts. But perhaps one of the biggest milestones you will have as a couple is purchasing your first home together. This is definitely a big deal since a home is a long-term investment. So, purchasing a home as a couple can signify stability in the relationship. …

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Different Upfront Costs You Need to Prepare for When Buying a House

Different Upfront Costs You Need to Prepare for When Buying a House

May 18, 2022

Buying a home for the first time is truly an exhilarating experience, but before you unlock the doors of the first house that fits your bill, it’s important to take a step back and prepare for all the other upfront costs you need pay.  That’s right, saving up a budget for your future home involves…

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4 Compelling Reasons to Buy a Home Early in Life

4 Compelling Reasons to Buy a Home Early in Life

May 14, 2022

Buying a home in your 20s or 30s is every young Australian’s dream and with good reason. There are compelling long term advantages to buying earlier in life, including a sense of independence, building fundamental budgeting skills and financial freedom. Here, we explore the reasons why buying a property early in life can set you…

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5 Practical Tips When Buying a Home on a Single Income

5 Practical Tips When Buying a Home on a Single Income

April 8, 2022

It can be challenging to save up for your dream home if you’re on a single income. But that doesn’t mean that it is not possible. It just requires more of your determination and discipline, which are essential to saving resources. Here are some practical tips that you can use when you’re planning to buy…

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Choosing Between Fixed-Rate Loan and Variable-Rate Loan

Choosing Between Fixed-Rate Loan and Variable-Rate Loan

March 17, 2022

When you take out a home loan, one of the most significant decisions is going with a fixed or variable interest rate. Both interest rates have advantages, but they also have different risks involved with each one. This blog post explains the advantages and disadvantages of fixed and variable interest rates on a home loan. …

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Understanding the Key Differences between Loan Types

Understanding the Key Differences between Loan Types

March 17, 2022

Loans are part and parcel of a homeowner’s life. In fact, most people have to take out loans to acquire the house of their dreams. Before that happens, though, one must first know the different loan types available. See them below.  Variable Rate Home Loans The interest rate of variable rate home loans goes up…

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Different Reasons to Buy an Apartment as Your First Home.

Different Reasons to Buy an Apartment as Your First Home.

January 4, 2022

For first-time home buyers, picking between an apartment or a house can be tricky. While the former may not have as many features, it is often easier on a person’s wallet. That being said, if you still can’t make up your mind, no worries. In this article, we’ll discuss why it is always the better…

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5 Factors to Consider Before Buying a House for the First Time

5 Factors to Consider Before Buying a House for the First Time

December 15, 2021

When you’re ready to start a new chapter of your life as an adult and move into the home of your dreams, there’s no denying that the prospect of shopping for a house for the first time can bring overwhelming excitement. While it’s easy to get caught up in the thrill of buying your home,…

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Guaranteed Tips in Having a Stress-Free Home Purchase

Guaranteed Tips in Having a Stress-Free Home Purchase

December 8, 2021

When you decide to buy a new home, you’re taking a big step that could have far-reaching consequences. The process of buying a new home is more complex than most people realise, and this means you want to make sure you don’t fall into any common traps. Any misstep while feeling confident is a surefire…

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Everything to Know to Make the Homebuying Process Go Smoothly

Everything to Know to Make the Homebuying Process Go Smoothly

November 30, 2021

Congratulations, you and your bank-to-be have decided to get married, and you’re making your way towards the altar, or rather, the world of home buying. While this is a very exciting milestone in life, there are many things to take into account when purchasing your first home. Not many people think about this, but buying…

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