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In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic and its necessary lockdown periods meant that lenders needed to offer pauses on their mortgages to assist the many Australians that had lost their job or had their income reduced. These hold on mortgage repayments were granted for roughly 6 months, with some institutions offering an additional 4-month extension.…

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2021 is the year to buy a home. Coming off of the back on the COVID-19 pandemic, house prices and interest rates have strongly swung back in the favour of property buyers for the first time in decades. Alongside this, there are now a significant amount of government schemes available to help property buyers get…

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The Berejiklian government announced in July 2020 that it planned to remove stamp duty on homes purchased up to $800,000 as a result of COVID-19. Now in the 2020 NSW Budget, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has announced plans to phase out stamp duty on all properties purchased in NSW. These changes to stamp duty have large…

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It’s the time of year when summer is starting to set in, holiday plans are in motion, and the faint ringing of sleigh bells can be heard in the distance. Christmas is roughly a month and a half away, and its already having an effect on property markets, with clearance rates increasing across Australia. With…

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You’ve found the perfect house. Or maybe you’re wanting to purchase an investment property, but you’re not sure how to go about it. You know that you’ll need to get a loan. How hard can it be? When you’re buying a property, you’re playing with big numbers. That can be scary. It’s not just your…

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