Home Truths

Amid a regional housing crisis, it will take most South Coast buyers two decades to save up a deposit

Jorja McDonnell
By Jorja McDonnell
Updated May 12 2022 - 7:32am, first published 3:34am
GOING UP: The latest figures on housing affordability show it will take around two decades for South Coast home buyers to save for a 20 per cent deposit. Picture: file.

Want to buy that home on the South Coast? Hopefully you've spent the past two decades saving for the deposit.


Jorja McDonnell

Jorja McDonnell


Jorja reports across the Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla, for the South Coast Register, Milton-Ulladulla Times, and Bay Post. Previously, she was a journalist in outback Queensland.

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