Mortgage Broker in Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Noosa Heads and surrounding suburbs
Finding and submitting an application for the right home loan is the end result, but understanding finance and how you can make money work for you is my focus. Understanding and managing debt is a struggle for most and yet it can be the easy with the right attitude born of knowledge and understanding of finance.
We are conditioned to view the most expensive item as being the one with the biggest price tag, but with finance this is usually turned upside down. Your most expensive loan is not always the loan you pay the most into, but it is always the loan that grows the fastest. Knowing how to manage your loans in conjunction with your overall finances is a key aspect to maintaining financial health and acquiring wealth.
Many enter the home loan market with little or no knowledge of what debt is or how to make it work for them to assist in creating wealth. Understanding the roles of the many types of debt and how they affect our ability to attain the great Australian dream of home ownership is essential.
Self Managed Superannuation Funds
Many are deciding to take control of their own future through Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF).
A well planned investment loan can make property investment a much smoother process. Investment loans vary depending on what you are looking to achieve, and can be either very simple (like your standard home loan), or something more complex that helps you to make effective use of tax, gearing and repayments.
Like me, you are one of many Australians who enjoy the freedom of working for yourself. But being self-employed often means our time is too precious to be spent walking into banks or surfing the internet looking for a home loan to meet our needs.
Warning for first time buyers! Don’t bid until you’ve done these three things
If you’re buying your first home or helping a family member enter the property market, make sure you’re ‘bid ready’ by doing the following before raising a bidder paddle or making an offer.
5 reasons buyers are in the driver’s seat this winter
Winter traditionally brings with it a lull in the property market, yet this winter is like no other. What’s in it for you if have plans to buy? They say property cycles are seasonal in Australia: in winter we hibernate (owners don’t look to sell and buyers are less active), then in Spring bidders ‘bloom’ (excuse the pun) and homes pop up for sale in colourful abundance.
A new financial year presents a whole new world for borrowers
It feels like everyone’s champing at the bit to see change in the sluggish property and lending sectors in Australia. The central bank consecutively cut cash rates to new lows, banks have quickly responded, the regulator has relaxed the serviceability floor for borrowers, non-bank lenders are back with a vengeance, and we’re seeing more first home buyers bidding than at any other period in the last seven years.