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Wanting to get a foot on the property ladder? Here are five strategies to help you get there

As a young would-be home buyer, it can be tough getting a foot (or even just a big toe) on the property ladder. To help set Aussies up for success, CreditSimple.com.au spokesperson Emily Price provides her top tips for first time buyers to get started. 1. Use your score to leverage a better deal “The first step is to check your score via CreditSimple.com.au. If it’s above 700, you’re an attractive customer and you should pick up the phone to see…

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Queensland the place to be for young Aussies looking to get their first home, research shows

Young Aussies in Queensland are more likely to be in the market to own their own home than any other state, according to our research.  We’ve looked at mortgage application data (from January – June 2017) broken down by region, and it shows Queensland has the highest proportion (17 per cent) of mortgage applications among people under 30 in Australia, compared to making up only 15 per cent of all applications nationally. Queensland is followed closely by Western Australia (16 per cent)…

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Eight ways for young Aussies to get their foot onto the property ladder

It was something people used to take for granted: you save for deposit, you get yourself a mortgage, you find a modest little house and off you go: a property owner in Sydney, or Melbourne, or Launceston, or Townsville. But how much does that picture line up with the reality these days? We’ve been looking at some recent media stories, and when you line them up you see many trends that suggest the dream could be slipping out of reach…

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