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Checklist for saving for a home deposit

By the resi financial blog team, 07 March 2014

How do I save for a home deposit

How to reach your home deposit goal faster
With interest rates so low at the moment, it’s an attractive time to consider entering, or re-entering the housing market. If this is your goal, one of the most important things to do is get a deposit together. Here are some tips to help you reach your deposit goal more quickly.

Work out your financial situation
Find out what your financial position is by calculating all the savings you have available to put towards a deposit. Once you’ve done this, set up two accounts: ...

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Property Market Information: First home owners could benefit from REIA proposals

By the resi financial blog team, 13 February 2014

REIA First home buyer approvals

It's old news that first home buyer numbers have been dwindling over the last few months, with a wide range of factors being blamed - including a dwindling supply of homes, changes to the First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) and difficulty in beating out the increasing tide of investors entering the market. 

However, ahead of the Australian government's 2014/15 Budget announcement, the Real Estate Industry of Australia (REIA) has submitted 10 proposals they believe could help the ret ...

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