What is your current your home loan interest rate

By |2018-10-18T11:23:46+10:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Blogs, Interest Rates|Tags: , , , |

What is your current your home loan interest rate? What is your current your home loan interest rate?  Many Australians won’t be able to answer this simple question, some don’t even know if their loan repayment are P&I or Interest Only, and whether their interest rate is competitive or not. Therefore, many Australians are paying [...]

The Regulators are flexing their muscles – Why?

By |2018-10-18T11:30:18+10:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Regulators & Credit Policy|Tags: , , , |

The Regulators are flexing their muscles - Why? You would have to be living on Mars not to know that most of Australia is experiencing, and has been for some time now, a property boom which has caused great concerns for Regulators like APRA. So much so, that our Regulators have grave concerns for the future [...]

Mortgage stress, what is it?

By |2018-10-18T11:27:56+10:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Home Loans|Tags: , , , , , |

Mortgage stress, what is it? While the term itself has no concrete definition, it is widely accepted that mortgage stress occurs when 30% or more of your pre-tax income is going towards your monthly mortgage repayments.  This is based on affordability guidelines from the ’80s and ’90s, and has proven to be a reliable way of [...]

How a Mortgage Broker is remunerated?

By |2018-10-22T11:22:57+10:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Mortgage Broker|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How a Mortgage Broker is remunerated? This is a really good question we are asked all the time, even from friends and family.  It’s a very important question and one that needs to answered very early in the conversation. When a mortgage broker submits an application to a lender and the application settles, the lender [...]

Why Use a Mortgage Broker?

By |2018-10-22T11:20:51+10:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Mortgage Broker|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why use a Mortgage Broker? I think Mortgage Brokers are needed more today than ever before, why? I have been working in this field for over 10 years now, and every year that has goes by, it just gets that little bit harder to obtain finance for Clients. This industry is a liquid industry, credit [...]

7 key attributes to look for when choosing your mortgage broker

By |2018-10-18T12:28:10+10:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Mortgage Broker|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

7 key attributes to look for when choosing your Mortgage Broker Quite simply, a good mortgage broker can make your life easier and save you valuable time and money. Here’s how to find one. When it comes to one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, it pays to have professional help. But, how do [...]

Buying off the Plan, can be Riskier than People Think

By |2018-10-12T12:01:47+10:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blogs, Property Market|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Buying off the Plan, Can be Riskier than People Think  History shows time and time again that: real estate is a good investment, whether it be your home or an investment property; we Australians love property; and we love to talk about it. We are all looking for that next big investment or wanting to up-size [...]

Why Australians Love Property?

By |2018-10-12T12:08:41+10:00June 17th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Property Market|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why Australians Love Property Residential property offers Australians the security of ‘bricks and mortar’ compared with the fluctuating values of shares and commodities.  This is one of the reasons most banks will lend up to 95% of the value of a residential property compared with all other investment options. Residential homes are a stable and passive [...]

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