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Funding for housing to decrease
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... applicants. In addition, the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme was extended by a further 10,000 places that will allow first home buyers to obtain loans to build a new home. In the 2020-21 budget, the Morrison government announced the move to further extend ...
Housing affordability improves
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
... Despite the uncertain economic road ahead, REIA president Adrian Kelly expects there will be an increase in first home buyers. "The number of first home buyers decreased to 27,082, a decrease of 10.7% during the quarter but an increase of 23.1% compared ...
Millennials not attracted to property
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JAN 2020
... analysis from Fidelity, which compared real (inflation-adjusted) residential property prices for Australia's first home buyers through the generations. Fidelity International cross-asset specialist Anthony Doyle said Boomers (born 1950) have cause ...
Bank of Mum and Dad forking out serious dosh
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 14 JAN 2020
... not to proceed with the bank of Mum and Dad," he said. "There are incentives available of up to $82,145 for first home buyers (in Victoria) and with the various schemes available and the right advice I am confident everyday Australians can continue to ...
Super fund commits $20m for housing affordability
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUL 2019
... help improve housing affordability and sustainability via a scalable, innovative apartment project. Targeted at first home buyers, Affordable Housing clients and those working in key community occupations, 'Nightingale Village' is a 185-apartment, carbon-neutral ...
Property risks dip at Coalition win, APRA easing
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
... housing and the negative wealth effect on the consumer and economy." The Coalition also promised incentives for first home buyers, which may get a boost from APRA's announcement that it was looking at relaxing lending requirements for mortgage lending. ...
AFCA, key housing bills passed
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2017
... AFCA to overcome," the submission said. Alongside the passage of AFCA, two housing affordability measures - the First Home Buyers Super Savers Scheme and the Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures - also passed the Senate. The bills, which ...
Housing affordability depresses confidence: Westpac
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 17 AUG 2017
Aspiring first home buyers remain fearful of their financial futures with new research showing the housing affordability crisis is impacting financial confidence. The survey, commissioned by Westpac, found the majority of first home buyers are not feeling ...
Major advice firm endorses first home super saver scheme
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 AUG 2017
... legislative agenda. The advisory firm argues that moving on the proposed legislation would give certainty to first home buyers about whether the scheme will be available for use in 2017. Dixon Advisory head of advice Nerida Cole said as property prices ...
Stamp duty axing treated with caution
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUN 2017
... said. Verante Financial Planning director Liam Shorte told Financial Standard while he understands why many first home buyers will greet the news with excitement, the policy may only serve to increase house prices. "This is a small win for some, but ...
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