HOW AN OFFSET ACCOUNT COULD CUT YEARS OFF YOUR HOME LOAN
Looking for ways to pay off your mortgage in record time? Whether you’re a seasoned investor or buying your first home, an offset loan can help you reduce interest payments, save on tax and [...]
Budget 2017: First Home Buyers to access super
Accessing $30,000 could speed up deposit saving by 25%, but also increase house prices, warn experts
First home buyers will be able to access superannuation savings to buy property, the Government [...]
YOUR GUIDE TO INVESTMENT PROPERTY LOANS
There are certain things to look out for when selecting and applying for a loan for your investment property. Here we look at the main differences, the most popular loan types, and how to get the best mortgage[...]
FIVE REASONS TO CONSIDER WHITE-LABEL LOANS
A white-label loan is essentially a home-branded loan, much like the home-branded products you see in the supermarket aisles. Like these products, white-label loans aim to deliver many of the same great [...]
YOU’VE WON THE AUCTION – WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
Congratulations! You’ve just bought a property at auction. Before you can move in, there are some things you need to do. Remember, it’s always recommended to seek legal advice when purchasing a [...]
YOUR PROPERTY INSPECTION CHECKLIST
When you’re house hunting, it’s easy to get distracted by aesthetics. This checklist will help you focus on what’s really important at a property inspection.
Is it right for you?
Is a spare bedroom,[...]
RBA makes Feb 2017 cash rate call
The Reserve Bank of Australia has revealed the decision of its first monthly board meeting of the year.
In what was a widely-anticipated result, the RBA today decided to keep the official cash rate on hold at its[...]
EASY REFINANCING FOR A BETTER DEAL ON YOUR HOME LOAN
While refinancing your home loan may seem overwhelming at first, it’s less complicated than you might think.
With historically low interest rates and increased competition across the home [...]
RBA sums up 2016 in housing
The Reserve Bank has just released a range of charts with insights into house prices; lending; interest margins and much more
The Reserve Bank has just released its first 'chart pack' of 2017, providing a range of visual [...]
QBE increases investor rates
One of Australia’s largest providers of lenders mortgage insurance has made changes to its premium rates for the first time since 2013, including a rise in premium loading for investors.
QBE has announced that [...]