Why Is It So Hard To Buy Your First Home?

The Quicky

Why Is It So Hard To Buy Your First Home?

We constantly receive mixed messages about the housing market in Australia... one day everything is booming, and the next we're supposedly headed for bust.

But no matter where you live in this country one thing is for sure, buying your first home can feel virtually impossible amid a minefield of dodgy agents, underquoting, and an astonishing amount of paperwork and expense.

The Quicky speaks to a couple of experts and two current buyers to find out what is really going on, and how you might be able to finally secure the keys to your own place.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


Associate Professor Sam Tsiaplias - Principal Research Fellow in the Macroeconomics Research Program, at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Tony Bice - Director of First Choice Mortgage Brokers

Bridgette Bathgate - Digital Marketing Specialist at Mamamia who is currently looking to purchase her first home

Gemma Bath - Senior News Writer at Mamamia who has just purchased her first home


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