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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...

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    The benefits of loan protection

    When you take out a loan, you will (hopefully) have a plan in place for how you’ll pay it off. But life doesn’t always go according to plan—you might lose your job, or have to take extended time off due to illness. This can put a spanner in the works and affect your ability to make your loan repa...

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    How does a construction loan work for a new home?

    With so many types of loans available, it can be confusing to know which one best suits your client needs. Luckily construction loans exist, and they’re simple to decode—as the name suggests, they’re the loan to opt for when building a new home or embarking on significant structural changes on a ...

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    Credit Scores – what are the banks looking for?

    It’s a number of great importance, but you may have no idea what it actually is. Your credit score is determined by your financial history—factors such as how you have dealt with repayments, any outstanding debts you have, how many accounts you’ve applied for, had, and for how long.

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    Steps toward first home ownership

    Preparing to buy a first home can be as daunting as it is exciting. It involves stepping into the unknown and trusting the process, while at the same time hoping that the biggest investment will pay off.

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    Refinancing your home loan

    Undoubtedly, home buyers want to get the best mortgage rates, yet there’s also hesitancy around refinancing. Some people think it’s going to be a complicated and drawn out process, with the work needing to be done outweighing the benefits. After all, there were enough forms to fill out and terms ...

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    How to find a better home loan rate

    If you’re experiencing mortgage stress, you’re certainly not alone. Around 17% of Australians currently have to spend 30% or more of their income to pay off their mortgage. It’s a less than desirable category to be in, so finding a better home loan rate is crucial to avoiding mortgage stress.

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    Three big wins for Loan Market at the Australian Mortgage Awards

    Loan Market is celebrating success with some of its star brokers and teams taking out three top honours at the 2017 Australian Mortgage Awards (AMAs) on Friday 27 October, 2017.

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    Dealing with mortgage stress

    All mortgages can be stressful to deal with however, the term ‘mortgage stress’ specifically refers to household income not being able to cover mortgage repayments (for example, having to spend 30% or more of your wage on these repayments). If your client fits into this category, they're not alone.