Buying a House

When selling one property and purchasing another simultaneously, the funds from the sale may not be available in time to use for the purchase deposit.  There are typically two options in this scenario: a bridging loan and a deposit bond.   Bridging loan   A bridging loan is a...

If you’re looking for a creative way to overcome being locked out of the property market by rising prices, buying a house with a group of friends may be a solution. It can also be a minefield though, so here’s how to avoid a blast. While...

It’s easy to understand why we look for the largest, most prestigious properties we can afford – we are constantly urged to define our success by our possessions: bigger, better, newer, shinier. A relatively recent counter-movement, however, urges lower impact, fewer goods and less consumption....