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    Three useful tips when buying your first home!

    Buying a property for the first time can be like taking a step in the dark for many people. Having a simple guide to follow can help shed some light on their new journey. With so many factors to consider it can be tricky to know where do you start. Take a look at some tips that can help get th...

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    Bridging Finance

    Commonly, people find themselves in the predicament of trying to sell an existing property whilst simultaneously buying another, therefore needing to borrow finance to ‘bridge’ the gap. This is called bridging finance. A bridging loan is provided by the lender in the form of a line of credit, typ...

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    Body corporate fees VS buying a house

    Buying an apartment, unit or townhouse usually means being part of a body corporate who handles the management and upkeep of the building and sometimes the entire vicinity. It is responsible for common areas and in some cases may pay for services like pools, gyms and in some cases concierge. This...

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    Spring into action with a clean to your home loan

    There’s no time like Spring to do a home loan “clean out”. If it’s been a while since the last review of your financial situation, you may be spending more than you need to. Find out the benefits of reviewing your home loan.

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    Equity in property investment

    If you have taken out a home loan and have been paying it off for some time, you may have access to some equity in your home.

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    Turning your tenant into your next buyer

    Owning your own home in the current market with soaring property prices comes with its challenges, especially for a renter. But with interest rates at the lowest they’ve ever been in Australia, now is a good time to explain to your tenant how they can qualify financially as a buyer and what lende...

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    Common home loan misconceptions

    With rules around lending constantly changing, new lenders coming into the market and people turning to family and friends for advice when it comes to buying a home and taking on a mortgage, it's hard to know what is fact and what is fiction. Take a look at these common misconceptions and how the...

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    What influences borrowing power?

    Determining a client’s borrowing power will ultimately set the foundation for their next big property move. Many are mistaken to believe that a large deposit and multiple assets automatically mean there will be no hurdles when it comes to loan approval. There are two parts that a lender takes int...

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    Not Just Home Loans

    Even though we spend a great deal of time working with home loans, our brokers are a useful resource when you’re looking to borrow funds for other purposes. It’s our job to explore your options, identify the loans that support your specific needs, negotiate on your behalf with the lender, and ...

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    Be Informed About First Home Fees

    Buying your first home is a great achievement. Understanding the extra fees and costs of buying your home, that can surprise some buyers, helps to make the experience as straightforward and enjoyable as possible. Be aware not all home loans are as transparent as they first appear and hidden or un...

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    Investment Loans – Where do they stand post-election?

    Investment loans have been the subject of much scrutiny over the past 18 months, with regulators implementing major changes in a bid to control artificial inflation of the property market, and protect the Australian economy. Nevertheless, the investor market is continuing to boom and auction clea...

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    Prepare for the Unexpected Costs of Buying Property

    If you’re in the market for your new home or investment property, there are many things to consider, but for most people cost is number one. For first time buyers in particular, the amount of hidden charges along the way can be both surprising and frustrating. It’s important for prospective buyer...

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    Renovation Loans: Maximising your property value

    Renovating to add value to your home is a smart move, but it’s important that any work undertaken is affordable from the outset. Home improvements cost money, so the return on investment needs to be substantial enough to cover the initial outlay and still return a healthy profit.