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Why offset accounts are hitting new highs
Spare cash can be tight right now (cost of living crunch, anyone?). But if you’ve still got some savings plus a home loan, there’s a way you could make your surplus funds work harder.
14.03.24 09:12 AM - Comment(s)
How long does it really take to get a home loan?
Need a home loan in a hurry? You could be in luck. Plenty of lenders are keen to crunch loan approval times at present – but there’s a lot borrowers can do to potentially speed up the process, too.
11.03.24 12:50 PM - Comment(s)
Where are the bargain homes located in your suburb?
Location may be a big driver of property prices, but in any given suburb a few streets can be all that separates paying top dollar for a home or potentially scoring a bargain. Here’s how to use a tool to find pockets of value in any given neighbourhood.
29.02.24 11:21 AM - Comment(s)
Home buyers rejoice! More listings are hitting the market
Great news for home buyers! After an extended run of low listings, the number of homes coming onto the market is skyrocketing. So could this have an impact on the property market? Let’s take a look.
22.02.24 09:15 AM - Comment(s)
Theyre back! Why property investors account for one-in-three new home loans
Lending to property investors is soaring once again. We lift the lid on what’s driving investor interest – and what it could mean for the property market throughout 2024.
15.02.24 12:22 PM - Comment(s)
When will the next RBA cash rate call be made?
Happy days! The Reserve Bank kept rates steady in February. But a shake-up in the number of times our central bank meets each year is raising questions about how long the rate pause will last. Here’s what we could expect.
08.02.24 09:53 AM - Comment(s)
4 tips for self-employed home loan applications
Applying for a mortgage when you’re self-employed may have you jumping through more hoops. But it needn’t deter you from getting into the property market. Here are 4 tips to help you apply for a mortgage like a boss.
01.02.24 09:28 AM - Comment(s)
First home buyers charge back into the market
Hats off to Australia’s first home buyers! The latest lending data shows they’re refusing to let last year’s rate hikes and rising property values dampen their goal of buying a home. Here are five tips to help you buy your first home in 2024.
29.01.24 09:00 AM - Comment(s)
How your deposit size can shape the rate you pay
It’s commonly known that the bigger your deposit, the smaller your home loan, and thus, the lower your monthly repayments. But today we’ll look into another way your deposit size could reduce your repayments: by potentially reducing your interest rate.
18.01.24 03:08 PM - Comment(s)
The pros of having a mortgage broker on your side
What exactly can a mortgage broker do for you? Well, we don’t mean to toot our own horn, but we can make your home loan journey a whole lot easier, letting you focus on the fun part: planning for your new home!
11.01.24 01:13 PM - Comment(s)