July 5, 2019 in Home Loans

Buy Now Pay Later – the hidden danger potentially stopping you from owning your own home

The Buy Now Pay Later sector is winning-over the youth demographic with the promise of instant gratification, but Sarah Eifermann warns that with every sugar-high comes the risk of a corresponding low. ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ providers such as AfterPay…

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Refinancing
December 7, 2017

Should you refinance? Ask yourself these questions.

The home loan market is constantly changing, and you've probably considered refinancing. Refinancing can be a wise move. It may help you secure a more competitive interest rate, access your equity, add features, or consolidate your debts. This all sounds…
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Buying PropertyHome LoansRefinancing
November 26, 2017

Refinancing Could Save You Thousands

It’s often said that Australians are more likely to divorce their spouse than switch banks. But with plenty of competition in the home loan sector, refinancing can be a good move. There are a number of reasons why you might want…
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Buying PropertyInvestingSuburb Profile
November 11, 2017

Suburb Profile: Wandin North

Wandin North is a new up and coming suburb of Melbourne, and for good reason! With its hilly terrain, beautiful parks, top notch cafes, and wineries, it is an ideal place to raise a family. It's a very affordable place…
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Buying PropertyInvesting
October 26, 2017

How To Find The Best Location For Your Investment Property

The first thing most of us look at when selecting an investment property is its location. If the building itself isn’t quite right, you can always renovate. But the location isn't so easy to change, so it's crucial to consider…
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Selling Property
October 13, 2017

6 Simple Steps to Having a Successful Open For Inspection

When you’re selling your house, there is one golden rule to a successful open for inspection: make potential buyers feel comfortable. You want to show your property’s best side and allow them to envision themselves living in their new home.…
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Home LoansSaving
September 29, 2017

Goodbye Debt, Hello Home Loan!

It’s all too easy to rack up debt – credit cards, HECS, car loans – and may seem all too hard to pay it off. Debt can also have a big impact on how much money you can borrow for…
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Buying PropertyInvesting
September 14, 2017

Is buying to rent on Airbnb really worth it?

There’s no denying that websites like Airbnb and Stayz have changed the holiday accommodation industry. Anyone with a property or just an extra room can list their place and make some cash. Before you buy an investment property with the purpose of listing it…
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Broker
September 2, 2017

Mortgage Broker Commissions Uncovered

So you’ve decided to partner with a mortgage broker to smooth your first – or return – entry into the world of property, mortgages, and loans. Good choice! But before you choose your mortgage broker, it’s worth understanding the value…
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Business FinanceCommercial Lending
August 4, 2017

How a Broker Can Help You With Commercial and Asset Finance

Mortgage brokers have expertise in residential and other property loans. They can also play an important role in helping businesses find and secure commercial and asset finance at competitive rates. They are able to leverage their network of lending institutions.…
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Buying PropertyHome Loans
August 4, 2017

A Guide to Buying Property With Other People

When buying property together, particularly if it’s with a partner or spouse, peoplepr often register the title in both people’s names. But other arrangements are possible. Several friends might opt to own individual shares in a property, for example. Or…
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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 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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