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First-home buyers who use their superannuation to purchase their own home could end up with larger 'nest eggs' at retirement than if they continued to rent their whole lives, says the REIA.
"Successful property investment shouldn't be a game of highs and lows, but a rather boring state of affairs that quietly creates wealth for you over the years."
The auction clearance rate across Australia's capital cities rose last week to 76.2 per cent, despite the prospect of interest rate rises and job losses.
National Australia Bank is the first of the big four banks to raise owner-occupier home-loan rates, lifting the rate by 7 basis points to 5.32 per cent.
ASIC's review of mortgage broker remuneration is recommending sweeping changes to the way brokers are rewarded.
Investors have historically outweighed first-home buyers, but the spread in market participation has never been this wide.
Strong growth in the number of properties available for rent could mean population growth is increasingly housed in investment properties, says Cameron Kusher, head of research at CoreLogic.
Tips to help new buyers enter the market, and begin climbing the property ladder.
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