Christmas on a budget

Christmas on a budget

Christmas is just around the corner and a well-deserved holiday beckons! The summer holiday season is a special time to celebrate, enjoy the company of your family and friends and recharge your batteries for the New Year. However, without a bit of thought and...
First Home Owner Grants by State

First Home Owner Grants by State

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) scheme was first introduced in Australia on 1 July 2000, to help first-time buyers get a foothold in the property market. Although the scheme is accessible nation-wide, each state and territory government is responsible for the...
5 ways to get your finances under control before the silly season

5 ways to get your finances under control before the silly season

Spring is here! Which means, like it or not, the silly season is just around the corner. Silly season was coined to describe that time of year when the country hits the snooze button and journalists are scrambling for anything that resembles news, resulting in silly...
5 improvements to increase the value of your home

5 improvements to increase the value of your home

Whether you’re thinking of selling up or your home is overdue a much-needed facelift, renovations are a great way to spruce up your property while adding value to it in the process. Many shy away from renovations because of the prospect of high costs. However, it’s...
The Cheapest House in Australia?

The Cheapest House in Australia?

We’ve written an article or two about luxury homes, rainforest retreats and private islands, as well as the odd story about derelict dwellings. This house falls soundly into the latter category. In the small country town of Wee Waa in New South Wales, there is a house...