Buying your first home

A $25,000 Gift to First Home Buyers?

Should first home buyers be allowed to raid their super to fund a house deposit? “No”, declared Malcolm Turnbull boldly in 2015, before adding that it was “a thoroughly bad idea”. Then again, in 2015 the Minister for Networth also said that he thought Tony was doing a dinky-di job...

Buying your first home

Here’s a Shout Out to All the Renters

I froze. Live on television. The sweat welled up my back, and in my ears, making the voice coming from my plastic earpiece crackle. “Scott … What do you have to say to the caller?” Thankfully this moment happened at the start of my career. And thankfully it happened on...

Investing (property)

When will the housing market crash?

Donald Trump reminds me of the bullies who teased me at school. Anyone who stands up to him gets a put-down: ‘Crooked Hillary’, ‘Little Marco’, ‘Low Energy Ted’. His aim is to get everyone laughing at them, just like in a classroom. And like all bullies, he only wins by...