Help to Buy scheme - this is what it means for you
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A quick rundown of the new Help to Buy scheme

- May 27, 2022 2 MIN READ

The Labor Government’s new Help to Buy scheme will be open to 10,000 Australians each financial year. Under the scheme, you can access an equity contribution of up to 40 per cent of the purchase price of a new home and up to 30 per cent of the purchase price for an existing home. The… Read more »

Home Guarantee Scheme misses the mark
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The Home Guarantee Scheme misses the mark

- April 1, 2022 3 MIN READ

I’m all for helping first home buyers get into the property market, as long as it’s done the right way at the right time. I’m not sure the Home Guarantee Scheme is it. I get concerned when help for first home buyers happens at a time when property values are falling (in Sydney and Melbourne)… Read more »

How can I buy my first home?
Your Money

Money focus: How can I buy my first home?

- February 14, 2022 6 MIN READ

Each week we ask a question to help you focus on an area of your finances that might need a closer look. This week: How can I buy my first home? It’s officially never been harder to get into the property market. Figures released by the Australian Institute for Progress show that it’s almost impossible… Read more »

Is 2022 the ideal time to buy a home
Your Money

Is 2022 the ideal time to buy a home?

- January 27, 2022 3 MIN READ

The Aussie home market is changing, so is this year the ideal time to buy a home? WLTH’s Brodie Haupt walks us through the landscape. With a new year among us, many Aussies are starting to review their new year’s resolutions and consider how many of them are actually achievable in this current economic climate.… Read more »

Save for a home deposit
Your Money

5 rules you need to save for a home deposit

- July 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

It can be tough to save for a home deposit, but it’s not impossible if you follow these five golden rules. We’ve always made big sacrifices for the security of owning our own home. So, the debate about whether buying property now is harder than it was in the past doesn’t really resonate with me.… Read more »