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SAFE AS HOUSES

buying or owning a home comes with a lot of shoulds. In Australia, our culture is one where owning your home has more cachet than renting and most people (approximately 70 per cent) have purchased a home. So it’s little wonder that many people believe that owning a home is money-savvy. We want to dispel that myth. While it may make sense for some people to buy a home, it may not be the best answer for everyone. And home ownership might be perfect at some life stages, and limiting in others. There’s no right or wrong about a decision to buy a home, or a decision to rent. Don’t get caught up in the world of the Joneses. Be your own

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