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ACTU to push for minimum wage increase to help first-home buyers
27 March 2014

In a bid to help first-home buyers be able to afford to buy a home, the ACTU will make a submission this week to the Fair Work Commission, aiming for an increase to the minimum wage.

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Some things to consider when subdividing your block
26 March 2014

Subdividing land – it sells itself right? Buy a block at one price, subdivide the land and sell the two lots at a hopefully much higher price than you paid for the original block.

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Have you ever heard of a 'reverse mortgage'?
25 March 2014

A reverse mortgage is a home loan that provides cash payments based on home equity. The idea is that homeowners normally defer payment of the loan until they die, sell or move out of home.

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Average house in metro Australia is $600,000
21 March 2014

The average home in metropolitan Australia now costs buyers $600,000, after a yearly rise of 13 per cent.

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ACCC cracking down on comparison websites
20 March 2014

The ACCC is set to crack down on comparison websites for loans, credit cards, insurance, flights and utilities.

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