Advice for Young Property Investors

Aug 13, 2018 10:20:56 AM

Getting a foot onto the property ladder is certainly no easy feat, and it’s easy to see why many young people simply give up their dreams of home ownership. But the fact is, the rewards of property investment ultimately outweigh the effort. To help you get started in your property investment journey, here is our advice for young property investors.


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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice, Home Loan, Financial Advice, finance health check, Finance Update, first home buyer, First Home Owner Grant

A win for Victorian first-home buyers as stamp duty is axed

Mar 30, 2017 4:47:51 AM

For struggling first home buyers, a change to stamp duties could be just the boost they need. And Victoria’s new housing affordability solution – HomesVic – could see first home buyers co-purchasing property with the Victorian State Government to reduce the housing affordability crisis in Victoria. Read on to find out more.


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Topics: First Home, First Home Owner Grant, Finance Update, Australia, HomesVic, Stamp Duties

Fixed or variable interest rates – which is right for you?

Dec 19, 2016 5:08:17 AM


With interest rates at record lows, it’s a question many homeowners are asking: which type of home loan should I choose? Fixed or variable interest rates? It’s impossible to predict which way interest rates will go, and the fact is, that both types of home loan have their pros and cons. We’ve outlined what these are to help you make an informed decision about whether to fix or to float.


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Topics: Finance Update, Fixed Rates, Variable Rates

How will Brexit affect Australia property prices?

Jul 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The UK’s decision to leave the EU last month, effectively ending their financial, trade and economic agreements with other member countries, could have some influence on Australia’s property market. It’s possible we’ll see a rise in overseas property buyers looking to Australia for a safer investment, while a growth in population could lead to more demand for housing and a subsequent rise in house prices. Read on to find out how Brexit could affect Australia property prices.


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Topics: BREXIT, Property Article, Finance Update

Refinancing your home

Jun 27, 2016 8:07:47 AM

 As interest rates continue to drop, many Australians are getting savvy when it comes to managing their mortgage finance. The mortgage refinance market is expected to grow 30% in 2016 compared to the year before, as demand for a better deal outweighs consumer loyalty. But refinancing your home can be tricky; just because you see a better rate, doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll save money by switching. To help you make an informed decision about refinancing your mortgage, here are some of the important things you need to think about.

 


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Topics: Australia, Finance Update