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Face the facts analyses emerging issues and upcoming trends in the youth sector
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Home ownership and young Australians
June 2015
Despite reports of housing becoming less affordable, young Australians continue to rate home ownership as a key aspiration. However, young people are deciding to purchase a home later in life and for different reasons than previous generations. This briefing looks at the factors that influence making the biggest financial commitment of most young people's lives.
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