Home loans with reward schemes

Nov 16, 2019 10:09:00 AM

Does earning reward points or frequent flyer miles while you pay off your mortgage sound too good to be true? It’s not as crazy as it sounds: in a bid to snag more business, some home loan lenders offer borrowers the chance to earn reward points or frequent flyer miles on their home loan balance. Read on to find out more about home loans with reward schemes.


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Topics: Refinancing Options, Home loan rates, Financial Advice, Home Loan Advice, refixing, Australia Mortgage Broker, Home Loan Application

What to do if your fixed rate loan term is nearing the end

Nov 14, 2019 6:15:00 AM

If your fixed rate loan term is nearing its end, there’s never been a better time to review your mortgage. With interest rates at historic lows, you’ll need to decide whether to roll again for another fixed term or take advantage of cheaper variable rates and pay down some serious debt. Be aware though, if you do nothing, lenders may simply put you onto their most expensive variable rates, so it’s vital you take some action. Here are your options:


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Topics: Refinancing Options, Variable versus Fixed, Variable Interest Rate, Fixed Interest Rate, Financial Advice, refixing, Australia Mortgage Broker

How to avoid getting sick this holiday

Nov 8, 2019 6:08:39 AM

How often have you headed off on a holiday only to return feeling sick and germ-infested? You’re not alone. When you consider the combination of different foods and drink, lack of sleep, sun exposure, contact with crowds of people, and new environments, it’s not surprising so many people fall ill on their return from a holiday. To help you stay healthy on your next holiday, here are a few simple tips to follow.


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Topics: Refinancing Options, Home Equity Loans, refinancing, Financial Advice, Australia Mortgage Broker

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

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

Make your home equity work for you

Mar 24, 2017 7:44:33 AM

Across most of Australia and New Zealand house prices have jumped considerably over the past 10 years (2006-2016). There’s no doubt that a lot of our wealth is locked up in real estate. But how do you access that wealth? And how do you make your biggest asset work harder for you? Read on to find out how you can make your home equity work for you.


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Topics: Refinancing Options, Mortgages, Mortgage Broker, Home Equity

Good time to refinance

Jan 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The beginning of a new year is a good time to review your household budget. Perhaps you’ve overspent during the festive period and your debt has mounted up. You may be considering debt consolidation or other ways to cut back on expenses. If you’re struggling with debt or you find yourself constantly borrowing money from family or friends, it’s time to take control of your financial situation. Refinancing your mortgage could be the solution.

 


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Topics: Refinancing Options, Mortgage Broker, Budget, Home Loan