April 23, 2019 in Investing

Rentvesting – enter the property market without sacrificing your current lifestyle

As property prices continue to rise, purchasing in a centrally-located or sought-after area is out of reach for the average working millennial. Instead, many are opting to rent rather than buy as it means not having to compromise their inner…

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Business LoanHome Loans
July 17, 2017

How Redraw Facility Works and What You Need To Know

It’s one of the less glamorous home loan features, but the redraw facility deserves a second look. Here’s why: The redraw facility explained A redraw facility lets you make additional repayments to reduce your variable rate home loan balance and…
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business loan
Business FinanceBusiness Loan
July 7, 2017

Six Mistakes Business Owners Make When Taking Out a Business Loan

A small business loan can be invaluable when you’re establishing your business or when an unforeseen setback occurs, but you don’t want a business loan to be short-term gain and long-term pain. Here are six common mistakes businesses should avoid…
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Refinancing
June 22, 2017

How To Refinance And Get A Better Deal On Your Loan

Refinancing your home loan may seem overwhelming at first, it’s less complicated than you might think. Here we explain the first steps in how to refinance. With historically low-interest rates and increased competition across the home loan industry, lenders are…
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Buying PropertyHome LoansInvesting
June 8, 2017

How To Find The Best Investment Property Loan

There are certain things to look out for when selecting and applying for a loan for your investment property. Here we look at the main differences, the most popular loan types, and how to get the best mortgage for your…
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Home Loans
May 25, 2017

How An Offset Account Could Cut Years Off Your Home Loan

Looking for ways to pay off your mortgage in record time? Whether you’re a seasoned investor or buying your first home, an offset account loan can help you reduce interest payments, save on tax and pay your mortgage off years…
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mortgage broker questions
Home LoansInvestingRefinancing
May 10, 2017

10 Questions You Should Ask a Mortgage Broker

Using a mortgage broker to help you choose a home loan can save you considerable time and could result in huge savings. However, before you decide on a broker, you need to make sure they’re going to meet your needs.…
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home loan
Home Loans
April 29, 2017

Which Home Loan Features Are Right For You?

Home loans are by no means ‘one size fits all.’ Different loan types suit different age groups, different living situations and even different attitudes to money. A common trap some home-owners fall into is to consider a mortgage ‘set and…
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borrowing prospects
Business LoanHome Loans
April 19, 2017

7 Ways to Boost Your Borrowing Prospects

With tougher lending standards now in place, borrowers need to be more prepared. Ensuring you have a good savings and employment history and the necessary documentation, can help smooth the path to home ownership. The days of 100 per cent…
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Everything You Need to Know About the Victorian First Home Owners Grant Changes
Home Loans
April 3, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the Victorian First Home Owners Grant Changes

The Victorian Government has recently announced that it intends to increase the First Home Owner Grant from $10,000 to $20,000 for new homes built in regional Victoria valued up to $750,000. Eligible first home buyers of new homes in metropolitan…
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Victorian Stamp Duty Changes
Business FinanceBusiness LoanHome Loans
March 15, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the Proposed Victorian Stamp Duty Changes

The Victorian Government has recently announced massive proposed changes to the First Home Owners Grant and Stamp Duty in Victoria. So what does this mean for you? Image via: http://bluewaveproperty.com.au/stamp-duty-explained/ If passed in the May State Budget, from July 1, 2017, first home…
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private sale home loan
Buying PropertyHome Loans
March 2, 2017

10 Tips For Buying by Private Sale

When it comes to buying a house, the most common methods of sale are Private Treaty or Sale and by Public Auction. As a purchaser, it is important that you are familiar with the differences with these two methods of…
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home loans
Home Loans
February 21, 2017

How To Find The Right Home Loan For You

There’s a huge choice of home loans available, but to find your right match you’ll need to do a bit of homework. Making yourself familiar with a few of the popular products available will give you a strong head start…
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