• When you’re a home owner you’ll want to get insurance and budget for costs such as maintenance and rates.
• Around 50 per cent of first home buyers let rooms to flatmates. It can be a great way to get extra money to put towards the home loan.
• You can also look into ways to pay off your home loan sooner. “We encourage customers to use features that enable you to pay your loan off faster, such as Additional Payments or StepUp, which allow you to take control of your home loan.”