In the real estate industry, innovations are few and far in between, but as the online world continues to change the way houses are marketed and potential buyers can house-hunt, further disruption to the way people sell and buy houses is giving the industry a shake-up that may have a huge impact on the way […]

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When the findings of the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics (HILDA) survey were released earlier this year, it showed that many younger Australians were worried about their ability to save for loans. Australia’s most comprehensive household survey has tracked the social and economic circumstances of more than 17,000 young people since 2001. The results […]

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With the spring selling season well underway, it’s the ideal time to get your house looking its best to help it make the best possible impact on the property market. Whether you’re downsizing or upscaling, selling your current home and getting the highest possible price is a great way to help your financial situation, so […]

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Think a house is beyond your home loan budget? Don’t worry – apartment living could be your budget-friendly solution, but before you sign on the mortgage application dotted line, it’s sensible to weigh up the pros and cons of living in an apartment to make sure it’s the lifestyle you’ll love. The reality is that, […]

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Home Loan Health Check

September 12th

You get your car serviced and you probably go to the dentist regularly – but what about checking on your most significant financial commitment? Home loans and major personal loans should never be ‘set and forget’. By asking yourself some serious questions about your current loans, making sure that your financial commitments are in good […]

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Interest Rate News

August 29th

According to the Reserve Bank, rising levels of household debt are a major concern. Its latest public statement has fuelled speculation that interest rates could be on the rise soon – especially if households keep borrowing at the current, very rapid rates. For anyone planning to buy, that means now is a great time to […]

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Type ‘self-employed home loans’ or ‘finance for self-employed business people’ into Google and you’ll probably end up thinking that your lending choices are very limited. But before locking in your next loan, make sure you do your research thoroughly and understand all the options open to you to help find the finance that benefits you […]

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According to their local newspaper, residents in the relatively quiet streets of leafy Elsternwick reportedly are dealing with a few local traffic hiccups now that popular property renovation TV show, The Block, is filming its latest season in the family-friendly suburb. Already, the word on the street is that the completed project is set to […]

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If you’re like a huge percentage of Australians who ignore their superannuation until it’s too late, it’s time to take control. For a lot of Australians, superannuation needs to form a significant part of their retirement plans and if you fit into that category too, the good news is that there are some steps you […]

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Money saved on a property purchase might mean the difference of tens of thousands of dollars on your next home loan – and that means more money to spend on other things you love. If you’ve ever worried that housing affordability in the big city feels too far out of reach, you may have considered […]

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