Buying

Shaving Off Loan: 4 Effective Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

by Greg on August 8, 2019
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Purchasing a house is everybody’s dream. However, acquiring one is likely the most expensive asset you’ll ever finance that can take decades or more to pay back. It can become a big problem for you in the long run if you can’t handle it properly. Moreover, paying your mortgages and interests at the end of […]

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Rethinking the Housing Affordability Issue with Dual Occupancy

by Greg on August 17, 2017
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Housing affordability is, without a doubt, a hot topic in the media right now. The inability to purchase a house, or even save enough money for a deposit, is a common complaint, particularly among the younger generations. Earlier this year, social commentator Bernard Salt caused an outrage with his tongue-in-cheek comment, “When I was buying […]

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Is changing my contract to get FHOG increase a crime?

by Chris Lang on October 27, 2008
Is changing my contract to get FHOG increase a crime?

In one word – YES.

If you have missed on the new increased FHOG (First Home Owners Grant) because your contract was dated a couple of days before they announced the boosted FHOG, it sure is annoying. It may also seem perfectly natural to just change the date on the contract and collect the extra money.

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