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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. Refinancing. Do your clients need it?

    One of the easiest ways your clients could make a positive financial change (especially when trying to free up extra cash for the year ahead), is a home loan review.

  2. Knowing when to refinance your home loan

    Is it time to refinance your home loan? Recognising when to make the move is easier than you think with this guide from Loan Market.

  3. Top 5 benefits of mortgage refinancing

    Mortgage refinancing may sound complicated, but there are big benefits to reap when you make the right move at the right time with your home loan. Discover how you could be happier with your home loan.

  4. Myth Busting – Understanding Refinancing Myths

    Loan Market busts the top four myths about home loan refinancing and explains the true benefits you could reap by switching your mortgage to a different lender with the help of a mortgage broker.

  5. Fixer-uppers without the downers.

    A place with potential? A renovator’s dream? Full of character? Buying a property that needs considerable work can be an exciting (and profitable) undertaking, but it can have danger written all over it too.

  6. Does Afterpay affect your credit score?

    Afterpay is definitely the current craze with the buy now, pay later approach to purchases. It allows you to immediately buy a good or service and pay it off later in four equal installments over 8 weeks.

  7. How Loan Market will keep the industry and market competitive for all Australians

    Over 23 years ago Loan Market entered the market as a proudly home-grown Australian and family owned and led financial services business. As an industry, we continue to work with the customer at the heart of everything we do. BUT we can’t rest on our laurels - the industry must evolve.

  8. Royal Commission, mortgage broking and the big four banks.

    The mortgage industry have hit the headlines as the royal commission examine all elements of financial services. But who does the broker work for and what does it all mean for referral partners?

  9. How a credit report affects a loan application

    As part of the approval process when applying for any type of finance, a lender will run a thorough check on your credit report to find out about your credit track record.

  10. Wondering how to use your refinancing capital?

    How many times have you watched the TV show, The Block, and said ‘I could do better’?

  11. Save a tonne: Choose the right loan

    Sit down, take a deep breath, things are about to get easier. We’re here to rescue you from endless Google searches trying to determine what type of loan is right for you.

  12. What you need to know about debt consolidation

    When you have multiple debts, it’s not only a challenging task to keep them under control, it can become a big stress on you and your family. Managing different interest rates, as well as varying minimum repayment amounts and repayment due dates, can be overwhelming and most of all, expensive. If...

  13. To Fix or Not to Fix

    Lenders are now throwing around fixed rates more than 50 basis points below the variable rates which most people are paying.