First Home Loan Deposit Scheme: NAB opens waitlist

As of today, NAB will begin taking expressions of interest from first home buyers wishing to secure their spot on a waitlist for a home loan through the government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

Westpac dumped from First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

In what is turning out to be a very bad week for the bank, Westpac has allegedly been axed as the second major lender for the governments’ First Home Loan Deposit Scheme over reputational risk concerns.

How to negotiate a lower price on a property

Buying a home is probably the biggest single purchase you’ll ever make in your life, unless you’re buying a mega yacht or two. So is it worth trying to haggle a better price on a home? How do you know what the right price to offer on a property is?

Fewer first home buyers as property prices recover

For the first time this year, the monthly number of new loans to first home buyers has fallen, perhaps reigniting housing affordability concerns as property prices rebound.

How to get a home loan on a single income

Being single can certainly have its challenges. There’s disastrous first dates, ghosting, and the clusterf*ck that is Tinder and Bumble. But that’s all small fry compared to getting a home loan when you’re flying solo.