THE NUM­BERS

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20 per cent

Your non-ne­go­tiable de­posit fig­ure. It means you’ll avoid len­ders’ mort­gage in­sur­ance – an ex­tra loan fee that clasps on to your mort­gage, with in­ter­est.

$30,000

The amount you could gain un­der the new First Home Su­per Saver Scheme, which came into place on July 1.

5.5

Years it would take an av­er­age cou­ple to save for a home in Camp­bell­town, NSW – the fastest path to a home within 100km of Syd­ney’s CBD.

30 per cent

The pro­por­tion of your take-home pay that should be spent on mort­gage re­pay­ments.

$360,000

Cost of an en­try-level unit in Maribyrnong – 9km from the Mel­bourne CBD.

$91,686

Av­er­age de­posit re­quired for an en­try-level home in an Aus­tralian cap­i­tal city.

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