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Is Brioche a whinger if she doesn’t want to move to Melton?

The Yarra Valley and surrounding suburbs* are the most affordable places in Greater Melbourne for first-home buyers, according to Domain’s first-home buyers report.

Millgrove – 70 kilometres east of the CBD – tops the list, ahead of Melton South, Melton, Kurunjang and Melton West.

It’s unlikely to come as welcome news to first-home buyers like Ross and John producer Brianna ‘Brioche’ Travers who work in the CBD.

To that point, Ross asked a key question: Is Brioche a whinger (and others like her) a whinger if she doesn’t want to move to Melton?

Click PLAY ABOVE to hear the answer from Dr Nicola Powell, Domain’s Chief Data Scientist

Dr Powell also told Ross and John about rent-vesting, which she said was an increasingly common way of subsidising high inner-city rents in NSW.

“What some of them are doing is buy in Queensland, which is a much more affordable market,” she explained.

* Significant debate here as to whether Domain gets a Bulltish Artist of the Week nomination for calling Millgrove a suburb