ALEXANDER HEIFETZ BLOG

As home finance experts, we love keeping Australians like you up to speed on finance news, home advice and tips to grow your wealth.

  1. Keep Room In Your Budget For Home Loan Fees

    When you’re planning for a mortgage it can be easy to only focus on the biggest expense - the value of the property.

  2. Buying your first home: The art of making an offer and negotiating

    Making an offer, negotiation, and bidding in auctions are key aspects of purchasing your property. Find out what you need to know to handle this process with ease.

  3. Are they being overlooked?

    Despite interest rates dropping to historic lows, less than ten percent of mortgage holders in Australia have refinanced. That means millions of mortgage holders are paying extra interest for no reason or benefit. That’s the definition of crazy, given I’ll happily do all the heavy lifting for you...

  4. Rock bottom rates = time to refinance

    Despite interest rates dropping to historic lows, less than ten percent of mortgage holders in Australia have refinanced. That means millions of customers are paying extra interest…for no reason or benefit. Especially when you have a broker like me that's here to do the heavy lifting for you.

  5. 7 benefits of using a mortgage broker

    We're more than masters of mortgages. Here are 7 non-financial reasons why it's important to have a broker like me on your side.

  6. Help your clients buy a home in 2021

    It’s important that you share with your clients that there’s a critical element to house-hunting online and in the real world that puts them in a position of power. For your clients' real estate new year’s resolutions to become a reality, they need to work out their purchasing potential.

  7. Get your home buying resolution on a roll

    Buying a property is a common goal for the New Year. Before you start your window shopping, there are a few things you need to tick off the list first (hint: It's free, lasts three to six months and makes getting a loan simple).

  8. New Year - New Obligations

    Did you know over 60% of Aussies have their loan arranged by a broker? Read on as I break down a few reasons why (hint: I'm legally required to work in the clients' best interests, unlike the banks!).

  9. Buying your first property in 2021?

    If you're on the hunt for a property in 2021 then you won't want to miss the story of one couple who went from dreamers to owners in a matter of months (*pops champagne!*).

  10. Get the down-low

    Well, first home buyers… the world is truly your oyster right now. I’m delighted to be answering your questions as you take the property plunge. I'll answer five of the most common questions I’m getting from first time clients, including major changes that are to your benefit.

  11. 10 reasons your client is better off with a broker

    Over the last decade, Australians have spoken with their feet. The upward trend towards using a broker has steadily climbed and today, some 60 per cent of borrowers use a broker to negotiate a loan. Here are 10 reasons your client is better off with a broker.

  12. 10 reasons you’re better off with a broker

    Most Australian borrowers these days use a broker. I still find it hard to believe that 40 per cent of borrowers will walk into a bank or their local lender and ask for a loan in 2020. It has been proven time and time again that loyalty doesn’t pay. Here’s 10 reasons you’re better off with a brok...

  13. RBA Rate Announcement

    Loan Market Executive Chairman Sam White said today’s historic cash rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia should encourage borrowers to review their current loans. Mr White believed banks and other lenders would be competitive in attracting new customers in the wake of the RBA’s 15 basis p...