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The Great Australian Dream

A guide to buying
your first home
By Peter Boehm
A practical, independent guide
to buying your first property.
‘Helps first-time property buyers navigate the often daunting and confusing path to home ownership,’
Nila Sweeney
— Editor, Your Investment Property
& Your Mortgage
“I’d recommend this book to any first home buyer”
Phillip Tarrant
— Editor, Smart Property Investment magazine

About the book

The Great Australian Dream is a must-have for anyone considering entering the property market. As property prices soar, the 'great Australian dream' of owning your own home is slipping out of reach for many Australians, especially generations X and Y. This book arms readers with the tools and information they need to confidently and successfully enter the property market.

A practical, realistic and independent guide, The Great Australian Dream covers the spectrum of the home-buying process, from saving for a deposit and selecting the right loan, to choosing a home, managing a mortgage and becoming an investor.

Topics covered include

  1. 1 Working out what you can afford Download Peter Boehm's Personal budget calculator
  2. 2 Choosing the right home loan
  3. 3 Choosing the right lender
  4. 4 Successfully applying for a loan
  5. 5 Choosing a home Download Peter Boehm's Property profile list
  6. 6 Buying a home
  7. 7 Managing your mortgage
  8. 8 Using an investment property to buy your first home

About the author

Peter Boehm has more than 30 years' experience in banking and financial services with an extensive knowledge of personal and property finance, giving him valuable insights into the needs and challenges facing today's first home buyer. Peter is a regular contributor to property and finance publications and is a leading columnist with Yahoo!7 Finance where his columns have received over 500,000 views since 2009.

“While the outlook for new home buyers is a challenging one, the important thing to note is that it's not an impossible task. With hard work and a little patience, you can achieve your goal and buy your first home, and you'll find
plenty of hints and tips in this book to get you over the line. ”
– Peter Boehm
Available now in all good bookstores