What property can $500,000 get you around the World?

We’re sure you’ve heard that property prices in Melbourne have risen significantly with the median house price rising approximately 7.6% in 2014. We thought we’d take a quick look and see what half a million dollars could buy you around the world to see how we compare. Will you be buying the house in Lilydale…

50% Off Stamp Duty For First Home Buyers!

If you are a first home buyer, you may be eligible to receive a 50% stamp duty reduction on both new and existing home purchases. This could Save You Thousands!! You may also be eligible for the First Home Owners Grant  How do I know if I qualify? To receive the concession you must meet the following criteria:…

First Home Owner Grant Explained

The current First Home Owners Grant (for homes in Victoria) is only paid on contracts entered into on, or after 1 July 2013 to BUILD or PURCHASE a NEW home. The amount you will receive if you qualify is a lump sum of $10,000. If you are eligible for the First Home Owners Grant you may also be…

Buying a house with a small deposit

I only have a small deposit, how can I buy a house? So all of your friends are talking about buying their first house and the excitement of being a homeowner but you can’t join in because you took that overseas holiday and don’t have a big enough deposit…….. RIGHT? WRONG….….. Requiring a 20% deposit…