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How much deposit do you need to buy a house?

Most banks will not lend you the entire value of a property when you purchase a home. You're usually going to need a deposit of at least 5% of the purchase price, but there are caveats to how much deposit you'll actually need.

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Home loans are the best way to get started purchasing your dream home, but there are so many kinds to choose from that it can get confusing. Here’s a quick guide to the common types available on the market.

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Many people are feeling locked out of the housing market as the areas they want to live become increasingly unaffordable. Rent Vesting can solve this problem.

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