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Save cash by comparing home loans quarterly

Thursday, July 13 2017

Australian home owners should be reviewing their home loans every three months, not every year, if they want to find the best deals. The property market is changing quickly, and that could mean big savings for those who are willing to shop around. Finding a better deal on a home loan is actually a very […]

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5 smart ways to reduce your home loan

Monday, July 3 2017

Paying off your home loan may seem like an impossible task, but it could be within your reach sooner than you think. By making a few minor adjustments, you could reduce the life of your loan and save thousands on your mortgage. Here’s How You Do It: Step 1: Select your type of property below. Step 2: Once […]

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Bargain hunters dropping the ball on the mortgage

Monday, July 3 2017

Aussies love a bargain, but many are still missing out on a better deal on their home loan, according to results from ME Bank’s new Savvy Savers Survey. Although 90 percent of respondents admitted to loving a bargain, only 62 percent spent time comparing home loans.* These figures suggest that Aussie homeowners are willing to […]

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Homeowners borrowing dangerous amounts when taking out a mortgage

Monday, June 26 2017

If forced to choose between your mortgage payment and putting dinner on the table, what would you do? It’s a question some Aussie families may have to ask themselves, as borrowers stretch loan-to-income ratios to unhealthy limits. A new study from JCP Investment Partners revealed that the average heavily indebted household is borrowing six times […]

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Don’t limit yourself when comparing home loans

Monday, June 26 2017

New regulations on big banks have made it more expensive to get an investor home loan, which has opened the door for non-bank lenders to offer better deals. This is exactly what they’ve done, announcing immediate offers of lower rates for both owner-occupiers and investors. While big banks are encouraging existing customers to pay down […]

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Big banks shaking up variable rates for mortgage holders

Monday, June 26 2017

Two of Australia’s big banks, ANZ and Westpac, have recently announced plans for a variable rate shake-up that could benefit some mortgage holders and penalise others. Interest rates for principal and interest loans will see a reprieve, while interest-only loans are set to increase. With two of the biggest banks leading the way, it’s anticipated […]

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New Service Allows Australians to Compare Home Loans & Save Big Money

Wednesday, June 21 2017

Financial experts warn that many Australians are overpaying for home loans, spending thousands more in interest than they should be paying.  For most Australians, their home purchase is the biggest investment they make. Overpaying for interest on a home mortgage can be detrimental to building wealth and achieving long-term financial security. A new service makes […]

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How to protect yourself against mortgage rate rises

Monday, June 19 2017

Australian mortgage rates are likely to rise from their record-breaking lows, which has one in five homeowners looking at switching to a fixed rate loan. According to a recent survey conducted by Ipsos, 62% of those ready to switch intend to do so within the next nine months. Deciding how to structure your loan is […]

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Aussies could save thousands with online lenders

Wednesday, June 14 2017

If you could save thousands of dollars on your home loan, would you do it? Most Australians would say yes, but their actions say differently. A recent survey revealed that switching to an online lender could save Australians over $3000 each year. Despite this, only 27 percent of those surveyed were willing to consider buying […]

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Comparing home loans could save you $6000 per year

Wednesday, June 14 2017

If your home loan sits with one of Australia’s biggest banks, your mortgage could become more expensive in the coming months. The government’s proposed big bank levy has the big five banks suggesting that they’ll be passing the tax on to their customers by increasing interest rates on home loans. Comparing offers from smaller banks […]

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