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You’ve probably heard the federal government is giving $25,000 grants to eligible Australians looking to build or substantially renovate their homes. Today we’ll look at what that means for first home buyers when combined with state and territory schemes. If you’ve been umming and ahhing about...

Interested in a $10,000 business grant? How about buying a much-needed asset and immediately writing off the cost? Here are four looming deadlines your business may need to start moving on ASAP. We understand that navigating the challenges of COVID-19 is probably taking up your every...

Most of us have at one time dreamed of discovering a hidden little gem and renovating it into the most enviable house on the street. With the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant, those dreams are closer to becoming a reality for many. But where to look? Well, recent realestate.com.au...

You might have heard that the federal government will give eligible Australians $25,000 to build or substantially renovate homes as part of the new HomeBuilder scheme. Today we’ll look at who exactly can qualify for the initiative. The $680 million program, which is part of the...

The 10,000 guarantees available via the new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme have been filled or reserved, but for those who missed out there’s a second chance coming soon in July. There have been 5,500 guarantees issued under the federal government scheme, while another 4500 borrowers...

The dreaded and controversial stamp duty tax could soon be a thing of the past, with calls for it to be abolished gaining momentum. The Property Council of Australia is the latest body to add their voice to the chorus this month after both the NSW...

Promising news for SMEs this week: supply chain financing provider Greensill has given late-paying companies formal notice that it will ditch them if they continue to extend their payment terms beyond 30 days. This is good news for SMEs because cash flow problems – which are...

Here’s a bit of welcome news for mortgage holders: Australia’s record-low cash rate is likely to remain in place until 2023, according to leading economic and property experts. In March, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) called an emergency meeting, cutting the cash rate for a...

Every now and then a bank does something that bucks the trend and takes customers by surprise. Today we’ll look at two cases that recently made national headlines and how you can reduce your chances of getting caught out. While the below two examples may not...