When to leave your Lender

February 13, 2020 Uncategorized

Valentine’s day makes us think about loyalty – which is an admirable quality in any relationship. But is your devotion to your home loan provider justified?  It’s important to ask your mortgage broker to help you review your home loan from time to time. We’re here to check the interest rate, review it’s features and […]

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Smart ways to manage your Christmas debts

January 8, 2020 Uncategorized

Did your Christmas spending get out of hand this year? You are not alone! According to a recent news report, our 2019 Christmas spending binge is expected to leave us with a $29.7 billion credit card debt – that’s equivalent to $1,863 per credit card! The good news is that mortgage and finance brokers don’t just […]

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4 habits of successful property investors

October 30, 2019 Uncategorized

Australians love investing in property, and it’s no wonder why. The property market offers a myriad of opportunities to potentially grow wealth, irrespective of one’s professional background or skillset. However, there are certain habits that successful property investors often have in common. Let’s take a look. They are proactive about self-education In order to stay […]

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Four signs it may be time to refinance

October 22, 2019 Uncategorized

Do you know what happened after the Reserve Bank cut the cash rate in June? Tens of thousands of Aussies took the Treasurer’s advice to “shop around and get the best possible deal”. Mortgage brokers around the country have recorded spikes in their home loan, investment loan and refinance borrower enquiries following the announcement. The moral of […]

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Rentvesting: Everything you need to know

October 14, 2019 Uncategorized

Rentvesting has become increasingly popular in recent times. Last year, research from the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) found that one-third of first-time buyers opted to become ‘rentvestors’, rather than homeowners. Here’s what you need to know before deciding whether rentvesting is right for you. But first, let’s look at an age-old question.  To rent […]

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5 Reasons to buy a home during the holiday season

October 7, 2019 Uncategorized

Everyone looks forward to Christmas and the summer holiday season. After all, ‘tis the season to be jolly. To indulge in festive fare. To get out in the great outdoors and enjoy quality time with family and friends. But this year, it could also be the right time to buy a home. Here are 5 […]

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Preparing for the Spring property season

September 30, 2019 Uncategorized

The busy Spring property season is just around the corner and you know what that means? Whether you’re planning to buy or sell, NOW is the time to start getting organised. Here’s how. Tips if you’re planning to BUY this Spring: Get your finance sorted pronto There’s no point starting the property hunt until you […]

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Bank Guarantees vs Deposit Bonds

September 25, 2019 Uncategorized

A bank guarantee is an undertaking issued by a bank to a beneficiary for a specific amount of money that has the effect of guaranteeing the liabilities or commitments of one party to another.  A bank guarantee cannot be issued unless the bank has some type of asset security backing the face value of the […]

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Why your broker is your friend for life

August 15, 2019 Uncategorized

How you use your income and available credit can make a huge difference to your lifestyle, so it’s very important to get it right. That means getting reliable, ongoing advice and support from a professional credit advisor you know and trust. Your mortgage and finance broker can help you with all your big purchases, throughout […]

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Construction loans -what you need to know

August 6, 2019 Uncategorized

Here’s an overview of what’s involved if you’re considering building a new home for the first time. What’s your budget? The first step to building a home is deciding what you can afford to spend. When buying a home that’s already built, determining how much money you need is quite straightforward. However, it’s not so […]

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