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How to Buy a Home

From Debt to a Deposit

Emily Power



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28 May 2018
A practical guide for preparing to enter the property market When Emily Power declared online, 'I am 33 and my parents give me pocket money,' she started a national debate about personal finances and the challenges of breaking into the property market.

The Pocket Money Savings Plan has empowered Emily to move out of stifling debt and start scouting for her first property. It's a radical solution that won't work for everyone, so Emily, who is now editor of Domain magazines, has interviewed experts to devise other savings methods and household budgets to suit your situation, whether you're single, or planning to buy as a couple or a family.

How can you escape the debt trap? What is stamp duty? And where are the right suburbs to buy property? In the plain and motivating language of someone who's been there and done that, Emily takes you through- How to save your pocket money How to be a cheapskate and keep your friends How to read the market like a pro How to find the one How to win the keys.

Along the way, you'll get tips on building a budget wardrobe, cooking healthy recipes on a shoestring, cheap and effective skincare products and economical wines. Before you know it, you too will be stepping over the threshold of your new home.
By:   Emily Power
Imprint:   Vintage
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   405g
ISBN:   9780143787907
ISBN 10:   014378790X
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   28 May 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Emily Power is Domain Group magazines editor.Emily is a news journalist of 13 years experience, including eight years within the newsroom of Melbourne's HeraldSun and three seasons as a tv presenter with Network Ten's morning show The Circle, and a twice-published author.She is the go-to real estate commentator for Melbourne's top-rating talkback radio station3AW, and the monthly co-host of the station's BigHouse program.

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