home buying

All The Hidden, Unexpected Costs Of Buying A Home

Your home is probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever own, and that expense goes beyond the closing price. There’s the cost of the house, but then there are other ongoing and upfront expenses that can catch you off guard. Especially if you’re a first time buyer, it helps to…

How To Immediately Benefit From The RBA’s Rate Cut

How To Immediately Benefit From The RBA’s Rate Cut

If you’ve checked property news over the past month, there’s a high chance you’ll have encountered stories about cash rate changes. Everyone’s talking about it, and while the Reserve Bank of Australia has held rates where they’ve been for almost three years, a change is finally on the horizon.

The Way Australia Taxes Housing Is Manifestly Unfair

The Way Australia Taxes Housing Is Manifestly Unfair

When politicians talk about tax and fairness, it’s easy for them to point out undeserved loopholes benefiting the wealthy, or multinational companies. But the elephant in the room is the difference between those who own and those who rent (or have recently bought and have huge mortgages) the house they…