How to Win at Auction

Oct 5, 2018 8:24:52 AM

While auctions can be an incredibly stressful and intensive – even intimidating - way to buy property, they are also one of the fastest and simplest means of selling property. As a prospective buyer, it’s important you’re familiar with the highly unpredictable and often fast-paced process of an auction in order to be successful. Here are some tips.

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Topics: Auctions, Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, property auction, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice, Buying at auction

What to Think About When Writing a Will

Sep 18, 2018 7:43:31 AM

It’s not a subject most people enjoy talking about, but it’s an important one none-the-less. Writing a will ensures your assets are distributed as you would want them. When someone passes away without a will, the law determines how their assets are divided regardless of what they or their family want. Here’s what to think about when writing a will.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice, Writing a Will

Property Valuations: Maximising Your Property’s Worth

Sep 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Refinancing your mortgage to get a better deal or to use the equity in your property means arranging a valuation of your property to determine its value. Getting a lower than expected valuation can affect the interest rate your lender offers as well as the amount of equity you’re able to tap into. Here’s how to maximise your property’s valuation.

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Topics: Refinancing Options, Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, refinancing, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice, valuation, Property Valuation

Small Business Lending On The Rise

Sep 14, 2018 4:45:00 PM

Over the past 5 years, small business lending has undergone a dramatic transformation with the rise of Fintech lenders making the application processes faster and easier. However, research shows that access to capital is still a serious pain point for most small business owners, and many are not even aware of the alternative finance solutions available to them. Read on to find out more about small business lending.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Small Business, Australia Mortgage, Fintech, Small Business Lending

Top Tips For Buying Off Plan

Sep 12, 2018 9:07:42 AM

Buying off the plan is becoming an increasingly popular option for good reason. As well as getting a brand new home, you’re also buying at a set price and usually only need a small deposit. However, if you do decide to go down this route, it’s vital you go in with your eyes wide open. Here are some of the things you need to think about when buying off the plan.

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Topics: Refinancing Options, Buying Off-The-Plan, Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, Buying Off-Plan, refinancing, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice

To refinance or not?

Aug 17, 2018 10:30:18 AM

Most Australian homeowners choose to refinance because of interest rate. But that’s not the only thing to consider when deciding whether or not to refinance. If you are thinking about refinancing, it’s important you consider all of the reasons to do so, as well as the options available to you so you can make the best decision.

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Topics: Refinancing Options, Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, refinancing, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Advice, refixing

Using a broker vs. going direct

Aug 17, 2018 10:24:47 AM

According to data sourced by the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), consumer confidence in mortgage brokers is growing, with over 55 per cent of Australian home loans now underwritten by mortgage brokers. And it’s not hard to see why! With access to a panel of lenders, market and industry know-how, and the ability to negotiate on your behalf, it makes sense to work with a mortgage broker.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, lending options, Australia Mortgage, Tips for buying, Home Loan Advice

Marketing Tips to Fast-track Your Sale

Aug 17, 2018 10:20:06 AM

When selling a property, one of the most important steps is generating interest, and the best way to do this is through a focused marketing campaign. A strong marketing campaign will help you sell your property in the shortest amount of time, for the best price, with the least amount of aggravation. Here are our tips to help get you started.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Home Loan, Real Estate Agents, Tips for selling your home., Tips on selling your home, Information on buying and selling, Australia Mortgage, Tips for buying, Home Loan Advice

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

Beat the winter blues

Jul 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If your mood has plummeted along with the temperature, you’re not alone! As well as the cold, rain and even snow, winter can bring some serious changes to our health and wellbeing. The winter blues are usually heralded by fatigue, a need for more sleep, carb cravings, and even depression. We’re sharing these 5 hacks to help you beat the winter blues.

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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Winter, Health Insurance, winter home, selling property, family home, Health and Wellbeing, Australia Mortgage, Home Tips, Winter Blues