Talks on the housing affordability crisis have escalated with the release of the Falinski report followed by the election and various pitches to first home buyers.

In this episode, we're talking about some of the recent government and private initiatives aimed at "helping" first home buyers.

Are any of these co-ownership schemes and deposit accelerators worth considering? Who's really benefiting from these initiatives? We cover these and heaps more!

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Episode Highlights:
1. Is the government REALLY helping First Home Buyers? [03:05]
2. Labor's Shared Equity Scheme: What's it about? [08:16]
3. Risks of co-owning with the government [13:22]
4. Victoria's Homebuyer Fund [19:30]
5. Are government housing initiatives worth exploring? [24:48]
6. Melbourne-based private initiatives [28:54]
7. Is the First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme effective? [33:00]
8. Western Australia's Keystart Home Loans [38:59]
9. Should you consider private housing initiatives? [42:47]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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