First home buyer's advice to others: do your research and look around

Brendan Crabb
Updated February 12 2018 - 9:52am, first published 8:43am
OPTIONS: ​Shannon Kennedy and Kristy Miners at their Bulli rental home. They couldn't afford to buy in the Illawarra so bought a block in Thirlmere. Picture: Adam McLean
OPTIONS: ​Shannon Kennedy and Kristy Miners at their Bulli rental home. They couldn't afford to buy in the Illawarra so bought a block in Thirlmere. Picture: Adam McLean

An Illawarra woman has advised other first home buyers to consider all of their options – including building a new house outside the region and commuting. 

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Brendan Crabb

Brendan Crabb

Illawarra property reporter

I'm a member of ACM's national property team, covering the Illawarra and South Coast. Based in Albion Park, NSW, I write about exciting, interesting or just downright quirky properties that have been listed for sale, major sales, market trends, auctions and more. One of my favourite aspects of being a journalist is I believe everyone has a story to tell. What's yours?

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