Suburbs that are cheaper to buy than rent

Sometimes, when you’re a first home buyer, it’s cheaper to buy than rent.  In other words, if you were to buy a property in the suburb where you were currently living, the monthly mortgage repayments would be less than your current monthly rent. NAB has identified a series of Melbourne...

Say goodbye to the landlord

Want to say goodbye to the landlord and buy your own premises? Or perhaps you’re a savvy investor looking to take advantage of historically low-interest rates and dip your toes into the commercial market? Either way, it appears you’re in good company. The commercial property market is proving to be...

First home buyers

First home buyer activity is almost at record levels. Why? Because now is a very good time to be a first home buyer.Interest rates have never been lower. State governments are offering grants and stamp duty concessions. And the federal government has three schemes to help first home buyers: First...