The great Australian dream of owning a house is still alive with realestateVIEW.com.au research showing that the vast majority of Australian's (66.9%) are looking to buy a house. These days however owning a standalone house in one's desired location is becoming increasingly difficult for many families as property values continue to rise in Australia.
Due to the rising cost of home ownership, buyers who are set on buying a house over renting may need to trade off location with size and space. Houses for sale in outer suburbs tend to be larger and have more generous outdoor living space vs. inner city alternatives.
To find the ideal house, don't rush into buying; take your time to look at the many houses for sale before making your final purchase decision.