PHOTO: SUPPLIED Amy Wilkes, left, says the platform can help buyers and investors.

Property investors are often thought of as the enemy of first-home buyers – competing in auction rooms and snapping up properties with cash offers.

But a new platform is offering to pair first-timers with investors to get in the door, and the founder says it should pay off for both sides.

Levridge launched on Tuesday, founded by financial adviser Amy Wilkes.

It matches investors who have money to pay a 20 per cent deposit on a property with buyers who want to purchase but who are struggling to fund the deposit.



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