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Home Loan Pre-approval

With home loan pre-approval your finances are ready when the perfect home comes along.

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The pros and cons of Family Guarantee Loans

For many young Australians, home ownership may be harder to attain compared to previous generations. Here's how family may help them get into their first home sooner.

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Preparing for a meeting with a lender

Simple steps to prepare for a meeting with a home loan lender

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Saving for your first home

Own your first home sooner with these proven money savings tips.

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Preparing to buy your first home?

From deposit requirements to LVR and stamp duty: everything you need to know when taking the first steps to buying a property.

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How to buy your first home

From researching the best loan for you through to the legal process and how settlement works, here are the essentials to buying your first home.

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How to escape mortgage stress

Steps to minimise the risk of mortgage stress if interest rates change.

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Housing affordability tips

Six handy tips to help buy a home sooner

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Home Loans: Fixed, variable or split?

A snapshot of interest on different home loans.

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Can your first home be an investment property?

Could you be a rentvestor? Even though the age-old dream of living in your own home is still alive and kicking for many, a lot of savvy buyers are taking out their first ever mortgage to buy an investment property.

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Buying a home: the legal process

Your get-started guide, including finances, getting a solicitor and inspections, with expertise from Peter Franke, of Stacks Heard McEwan Lawyers.

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Buying a home at auction

Easy step-by-step guide for the first time auction buyer

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