ROB MCDOUGALL BLOG

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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?

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    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.

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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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    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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    What is vendor finance?

    The good, the bad and the ugly; a clever way to finance your property.

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    Invest using the equity in your home

    Use your current property to buy a new one, ask Rob McDougall to help you find a good deal.

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    How do I negotiate the best rate?

    Be assertive and you can save thousands, remember that banks need your business. Call now, and save.

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    How can I borrow with a small deposit?

    Can I borrow with a small deposit? Yes you can, here’s how.

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    What do I need to get a loan?

    While it seems straightforward, using a broker, like Rob McDougall at Loan Market in Townsville, can make the process easier. And if you have any unusual circumstances, Rob can present your information to the lender in a way that addresses the questions they are likely to ask.