October 21, 2018 in Home Loans

Explainer: Construction loans

If you are thinking of building your own home, you will need to be familiar with the ins and outs of construction loans. Construction loans are just not as straightforward as simple home loans. There are additional decisions to be…

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Home Loans
October 21, 2018

Explainer: Construction loans

If you are thinking of building your own home, you will need to be familiar with the ins and outs of construction loans. Construction loans are just not as straightforward as simple home loans. There are additional decisions to be…
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Business Loan
October 16, 2018

How to select a business loan

There are different types of business loans to suit different stages of a business lifecycle and different business needs, and selecting the right one can speed up the application process and minimise costs. Finance for a start-up For a startup…
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Business LoanHome Loans
October 10, 2018

Pros and cons of a line of credit

A line of credit can be a very appealing idea, with immediate access to the limit of a mortgage and no extra approvals necessary. Used wisely, it can make investment and purchase of commercial equipment simple, but it can also…
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Business Loan
September 25, 2018

Seven Tips For Securing A Business Loan

Securing a business loan in Australia isn’t necessarily difficult but knowing how to navigate your way can be the difference between success and failure. Banks and other financial institutions offer a wide range of business finance options, from commercial property…
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Home LoansRefinancingSelling Property
September 16, 2018

What to consider before renovating

The decision to renovate is a common sticking point for homeowners, who can spend hours weighing up the cost benefits. Whether your motivation is to add value to your property or to add a touch of your personality to the…
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Refinancing
September 9, 2018

When Would I Refinance My Mortgage?

Whenever it makes financial sense to do so. Heard about mortgage refinancing? In the past, most people who took out a mortgage doggedly continued with it until they had paid it off. These days, people refinance their mortgage much more…
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Broker
September 3, 2018

The difference between an adequate mortgage broker and a great one – and why you need a great one!

In one of my earlier posts, I talked about the inequality in the power dynamic between a professional service provider and you, as their customer. I mentioned how some service providers use their greater knowledge to exploit you, padding out…
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Business FinanceCommercial Lending
August 22, 2018

Car finance for businesses

The preservation of working capital and taxation benefits are two big draw cards for businesses looking to finance staff vehicles. Companies the world over are often faced with the costly requirement for staff cars. However, with the number of financing…
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Broker
August 20, 2018

The truth hurts: Why you need a mortgage broker who is honest, even if you don’t like what they’re saying.

Mortgage brokers are in an interesting position. They’re in the business of money-wrangling, but they’re also in customer service. They probably have operational objectives or performance targets to meet, and they also need to keep their service standards high. If…
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Buying Property
August 16, 2018

What to look for at an open house inspection

There’s an old saying that you should never judge a book by its cover, and this is true for houses – after all, who would buy one having never seen more than the front door? Open inspections are opportunities to…
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Buying PropertyHome Loans
August 6, 2018

Applying for a loan? Don’t just pay off the credit cards

It seems like a no brainer, right? You are buying a home, so you’ll pay off your credit cards to reduce your debt, but keep them active so you can buy some furniture or deal with emergencies even when you…
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