You can still afford to invest in property even if you can’t afford a house

  • WOULD be property investors priced out of the market have had to find more inventive ways to get a foothold in the market and it isn’t necessarily your standard house or unit.

Brisbane’s median house price hit $520,000 in early December while the median unit price has started to nudge $400,000.

For first time buyers, needing a 20 per cent deposit, that means squirrelling away anywhere between $80,000 and $104,000 just to start out, unless you want to get hit with mortgage insurance, which can add thousands to the bill.



Hamish Jackson reckons traditional houses and units are not the only way to get onto the property ladder.

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