Money & Finance
What is a turnkey package?
So you want to build within a certain time frame, with landscaping included, ready for you to move in as soon as the build is over. Sounds like a turnkey package might be for you! It’s a term that often comes up when browsing for homes, but some might wonder what it actually involves? The … ContinuedRead more >
Victoria extends HomeBuilder grant by three months
The Victorian government will extend the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant in response to the introduction of stage four restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne.Read more >
Keep up to date on the latest HomeBuilder developments as they occur. Read our FAQ article to get your questions answered.Read more >
Federal Government releases the HomeBuilder grant
As of June 4, the Government revealed their latest scheme in response to the Coronavirus-lead economic downturn with the HomeBuilders grant. This comes as the Treasurer yesterday confirmed that Australia has entered a recession after 29 years of continuous economic growth. The government revealed the highly anticipated HomeBuilder grant commenced at midnight last night. The … ContinuedRead more >
What are the hidden risks of using Afterpay?
It seems that with Buy Now, Pay Later we really can have it all! You see it, you like it, you want it, and now you’ve got it — all thanks to Afterpay. So, what is it? Afterpay is a digital service that allows consumers to obtain products immediately, splitting the cost into four even … ContinuedRead more >
What is a Neobank and should you switch to one?
You may have heard the term before, but do you know what it means? Neobanks are the newest players in the banking game, and have been shaking up the financial space since they first stepped onto the scene. We think it’s fair to say they’re worth knowing about! What is a Neobank? A Neobank is … ContinuedRead more >
Five free budgeting apps to get you on track in 2020
Five free budgeting apps to get you on track in 2020 Budgeting might not be everyone’s favourite pastime, but it’s something we all should be doing more of, especially if we have lingering debt or long-term #moneygoals. And with so many apps to keep your spending habits in check, there’s never been a better time … ContinuedRead more >
Ten signs you’re ready to own a home
Ten signs you’re ready to own a home You’ve got a steady job. No debt. A healthy bank balance. And if given the option you’d much rather binge episodes of House Hunters than the latest season of Married At First Sight (okay, maybe just one episode). But should you take the leap into home ownership? … ContinuedRead more >
Is rentvesting for you?
We all want the best of both worlds. Our own home, in a dream location, with a short commute to the office, and at a reasonable price. Unfortunately, in reality this doesn’t always happen, without some degree of compromise. For a number of millennials the solution is simple: rentvesting; rent a home where you want … ContinuedRead more >
What the latest RBA cash rate cuts mean for first home buyers
What the latest RBA cash rate cuts mean for first home buyers The Reserve Bank of Australia has slashed the official cash rate to a historic low of 0.5 per cent with more than 35 lenders, including the big four – Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank and ANZ – passing the rate cut on to … ContinuedRead more >