Buying a first home can seem especially challenging when you’re renting but maintaining a steady rental history can help you into a place of your own.
The proof is in the pudding – buying a property comes out on top as the smarter investment. Here’s a look at why.
Australians have a reputation as big spenders when it comes to holidays, so it’s no surprise that a quarter of us would love to own a holiday home. But before you sign up for a second mortgage, it’s worth considering what’s really involved if you’re looking for a financial return and not just some great holiday photos.
Getting a foot on the property ladder doesn’t always mean leaving the lifestyle you love. We look at a few of the pros and cons to help you decide if renting and buying is an option for you.
Interest rates may be at record lows but are you making the most of them? A quick check could give your investment returns a valuable uptick.
With housing affordability and inflated property values in the headlines, is it better to buy a home or rent?
Whether you should rent or buy has become a popular topic recently. Here’s our quick animated guide to help you weigh up the pros and cons of each.
There are plenty of pros and cons to home ownership versus renting, but it’s your personal circumstances, future plans and goals and financial situation that should really guide your thinking.
The question of ‘Is it better to rent or buy?’ is a common one but what if there was a way to do both? While they offer a different way to get into the property market, rent to buy or rent to own schemes won’t be for everyone.
RP Data’s Quarterly Rental Review reveals the regions in Sydney where you’d be better off buying than renting.