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Changes to First Home GUARANTEE scheme & single parent scheme


Not an Australian citizen? Even permanent residents can now buy a house & land package with just a 5% deposit.

Single parent scheme also available.

The Australian...

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Waterproofing bathroom walls and floors is important to prevent damage from water and moisture. This can be done by applying a cross hatched waterproofing membrane or coating to the walls and floors...

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100mm slabs as standard

Slab thickness refers to the distance between the upper and lower surfaces of a concrete slab, or the distance between the top and bottom of a slab of any material. The thickness of a slab is an...

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Key takeaways from 2021-2022 Budget

Supporting construction jobs and home ownership


HomeBuilder has been a highly successful program, supporting construction activity and jobs. Over 120,000 Australians have applied for...

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A further 10,000 places in the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

The government’s Economic Recovery Plan has included a further 10,000 places in the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. These additional places are specifically reserved for first home buyers purchasing...

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  1. The Federal re-election of the Liberal Government has scrapped any potential restrictions on negative gearing and capital gains tax increases.
  2. Metronet is focused on major investment in public...
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Changes to keystart home loans

As of May 1st 2019 Keystart have announced they are making it easier for West Australians to achieve their dream of homeownership by increasing their income limits. This means that those who...
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LAND in Perth is amongst the cheapest in the country according to the latest data from the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA WA).

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What to look for in your first home design?

Building your first home is an exciting step for first homebuyers. There are many considerations when designing your dream home.

  • Off street parking: The importance of easily accessible off-street...

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How long does it take to build your first home?

A single-storey home with a standard design takes between 4-6 months to complete on average– provided there are no unforeseen delays. Delays can occur due to the following reasons . 

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