NEWS & INSIGHTS

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

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    Thinking of investing in property? Here’s what you should know

    If you’re thinking about buying an investment property in 2018 but you could benefit from some guidance, you’ve come to the right place. We understand that dipping your toes into the world of property investing can appear daunting, that’s why we’re here to bring confidence to your decisions.

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    How to achieve your financial goals in 2018

    A new beginning (such as a new year) is a great time to set, or review, financial goals. If you want 2018 to be the year you pay off your credit card, take that dream holiday or invest, now is the time to plan to ensure you reach your goals.

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    How to buy a new home before selling. Bridging finance explained.

    Many of your clients will need to sell their existing home to purchase a new one so it helps to understand their finance options. The sale of a property doesn't always align with the purchase of a new property so I often use a bridging loan to ease financial strain during the transition.

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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.

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    Is 2018 the year interest rates will rise?

    It has been 14 months since the last Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) rate change took place and the question on everyone’s mind is, when will interest rates rise in Australia?

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    Time to refinance?

    Set and forget might work with the oven timer...not so much with your mortgage. Twenty-five years is a long time and things change.

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    Wondering how to use your refinancing capital?

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

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    Refinancing Myths: BUSTED

    Despite what you might have heard on the rumour mill, refinancing* your mortgage gives you the opportunity to take advantage of competitive rates and secure a better deal than you previously had.

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    3 reasons to refinance your home loan

    Sick of interest repayments eating away at your dreams of renovations, investment properties and travel? Staying on top of your mortgage with the right lender and mortgage product is not as hard as you think.

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    The sweet, sweet benefits of mortgage refinancing

    Wouldn’t it be nice to not spend the last week of the month stressing about making your loan repayments? To have a little more money in the bank for the fun things in life (hello, weekends away).

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    7 reasons why your mortgage sucks (and what you can do about it)

    Dreaming of that gorgeous beach house, edgy new kitchen renovation, or perhaps that investment property you said you’d buy ten years ago?

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    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.

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    Debt-free holiday tips

    Many of us tend to overdo it during the holiday period; whether it be eating or drinking too much, planning too many social outings, or spending too much. It’s easy to get caught up in the spirit of the season and wanting to be generous with our money, but it can leave us worried about the impact...