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Swan extends first-home buyers grant

Swan extends first-home buyers grant

Treasurer Wayne Swan put an end to months of speculation when he announced that the first-home buyers grant bonus will continue until November as he delivered the federal budget.

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ANZ Bank: Avoid fixing home loan rate

ANZ Bank: Avoid fixing home loan rate

Aussie homeowners looking to save money on their mortgages have been urged to hold off on adopting fixed home loan rates as interest rates are likely to fall further in the coming months.

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Top-end houses 'depressing the market'

Top-end houses 'depressing the market'

Despite the onrush of first-home buyers signing up for low-interest home loans in recent months, the national housing market continued to fall for the fourth quarter in a row, the latest official stats show.

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Home loans: sign up or hold off?

Home loans: sign up or hold off?

As the June 30th deadline for the first-home buyers’ grant bonus approaches, one expert has advised that it might be wise to avoid jumping into the property market.

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