According to Mark de Martino, Director at Mortgage Provider Loan Market, “first home buyers nationally were competing with investors and upgrade’s who had significant equity in their property.” Nowadays, first home buyers in Western Australia are increasing and it will continue to increase. A WA house price is relatively attractive destinations for the home buyers to invest because of the strong wage growth. Compared to other capital cities, Perth was cheaper by 20% and it encourages first home buyers to enter and invest the market. Mining is the driver in WA’s economy which attracts first home buyers. Therefore, by 2014 it will encourage more first home buyers to support the economic activity. In addition with that, we have low interest rates, population keeps rising and business confidence is relatively high.