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Date night or home upgrade? How Aussies are getting the best of both worlds

Posted by on 9 May 2019

Let’s face it. We can all think of more enjoyable ways to spend our money than on taking out another home loan. And with insurance, gas, electricity, phone, petrol and other daily living expenses adding to our monthly tally, it isn’t very much fun to think of throwing in yet another bill to the mix. […]

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How Do You Choose a Mortgage Lender?

Posted by on 8 May 2019

Key Points Before you choose a lender, determine what you need from a home loan. Loans from big banks often come with brand name recognition, but that doesn’t mean they always offer the best value. Comparing lenders gives you the best chance at finding a home loan that will fit your borrowing needs. How do […]

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End of the big four’s glory years? The Royal Commission’s findings could see a move towards boutique banks

Posted by on 3 May 2019

Turns out, trust plays a massive factor in where Aussies choose to take out loans. Get Started The verdict’s in. Aussies’ trust in banks is at an all-time low. A recent survey found that only 1 in 5 Australians believe banks act ethically, while a mere 1 in 4 think banks take responsibility for mistakes […]

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Your Guide to No Deposit Home Loans

Posted by on 24 April 2019

Key Points No deposit home loans are rare and can be difficult to get. You will need to have excellent credit, a good borrowing history, and regular income if you want a no deposit home loan. There are certain strategies you can take – such as obtaining a guarantor or using a First Time Home […]

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5 Benefits of refinancing: Is it for you?

Posted by on 12 April 2019

Key Points Refinancing is switching to a different home loan. It is usually done to save the borrower money. There are a number of benefits to refinancing, including locking in a lower interest rate, having better home loan features, or an adjusted home loan term. Refinancing can be a good option for anyone who wants […]

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12 Essential investments for your first home

Posted by on 20 February 2019

It’s an exhilarating feeling, moving into your first home. One of the first things you might do is flip through an IKEA catalogue to see which sofa will look best in your spacious new living room. But then there are all those little (but nonetheless important) bits and bobs that tend to slip your mind. […]

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