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The house deposit savings debate:

By |2019-09-06T06:34:21+11:00September 6th, 2019|News and Information|

Can your savings outgrow the market? A deposit of 20% sounds so ideal when it comes to deposits - why? because you don't have to pay lenders mortgage insurance, AND it pays for ONE FIFTH of your home straight up. (What is Lenders Mortgage Insurance? also known as LMI nbsp; But

The latest in Tamworth & Armidale

By |2019-03-28T14:47:25+11:00March 25th, 2019|News and Information, Tamworth and Armidale News|

A new year of home ownership has begun! Tamworth/Armidale has already had 8 new home owners this year. Lampada Estate construction is well on its way at with 3 homes in Galah Drive coming up. Inquire now to see if you could be unlocking the door

Regional areas on the rise as Sydney prices fall.

By |2019-02-14T16:10:28+11:00February 13th, 2019|News and Information, Uncategorized|

We knew this was bound to happen (didn't you?). Regional cities and towns are where it's at for ideal living and has come out with a great article on the rise of regional areas See the following quick note from our Sales Manager regarding the regions that Hibbards build in, and the latest

Economists say that $1 today is worth more than $1 tomorrow.

By |2019-02-13T14:36:51+11:00February 9th, 2019|News and Information, Uncategorized|

(It's called the present day Time Value of Money theory… in case you’re interested - you can understand more about that here: ) Think about it, 10 years ago a big mac cost around $3. Today a big mac is more like $6. So 10 years ago, your $1 bought you 1/3 of a

The Modern Day Marriage is a Mortgage.

By |2019-02-03T17:23:55+11:00February 3rd, 2019|News and Information, Uncategorized|

More first home buyers are putting buying a home as a higher priority than getting married or having kids. And the main way that they are able to do this, is with the bank of mum and dad. Mums and Dads actually place in the top 10 mortgage lenders in Australia - and the number

Transitioning from renter to home buyer.

By |2018-12-17T13:23:40+11:00October 19th, 2018|News and Information|

Imagine being able to nail a hook into the wall without having to ask for permission from your landlord (or having to cover it up if you've "forgotten" to ask for permission). That's just one small thing you're going to LOVE about owning your own home. Moving from renting to owning a house

Can you tell me what deposit I need?

By |2018-12-17T13:27:41+11:00September 26th, 2018|News and Information|

This is the question on the top of everyone's mind when it comes to buying a home. But what if it's not the first thing you need to know on your path to buying your own home? Looking at house prices and watching the market go up, trying to figure out deposit amounts, worrying about