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How the Budget will get the property market moving again

The 2020 Federal Budget announced a range of economic measures to help support individuals and businesses through the COVID-19 downturn. It also includes some initiatives that could be helpful if you want to buy your first home, build a granny flat or put money aside…

RBA drops cash rate to 0.10%

At its meeting today, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announced another cash rate cut to an all-time low of 0.10 per cent. This follows a hold in October at 0.25 per cent. To view the official RBA statement, please visit the Reserve Bank’s website….

Come prepared: your home loan application guide

Take the stress out of applying for a home loan with a little preparation. Here are a few things you can expect to encounter when seeking loan approval. Whether you are applying for your first or fourth loan, the process can seem overwhelming. But it…

Knowing when the price is right

Found the perfect home or investment property, but unsure about the price tag? It’s the eternal question faced by property hunters: what is a fair sale price? No one wants to pay more than the market value for a property, so how do you ensure…

Three easy steps to home loan pre-approval

Spring is just around the corner which traditionally means the property market will start to warm up. If you are considering making that next property purchase, it is recommended to get a home loan pre-approval first. It not only saves you time on your property…

Keep your indoor plants happy this winter

Winter is here and during these colder months, your indoor plants are going to have a harder time staying healthy and will require a little extra care. Not only do indoor plants make our home look lively and fresh, they also purify the air we…

Your home wellbeing guide

Our daily routine has been forced to change recently due to the coronavirus pandemic. Being stuck at home for a length of time can set you up for unhealthy habits if you are not careful. During these times, it is more important than ever to…

How to finance the equipment you need for your business

With interest rates at their lowest ever, it’s not only a great time to buy a property, it’s also a great time to get the equipment you need for your business, or even to start a new one. You may be keen to use the…

Welcome to our May Newsletter

Days have started to get colder as we see the first glimpse of winter. We hope you are well and safe where you are. Autumn is usually a busy time for property auctions, but we have seen a decline in numbers due to the temporary…

Happy Easter 2020!

Although this year’s Easter celebrations may not be exactly what we are used to, we still hope that you and your loved ones have a wonderful and safe Easter break. With the new restrictions in place meaning we have to stay in our home this…

Why it’s a good idea to get pre-approval

You may of heard it’s important to get a home loan pre-approval. But why do you need it?  Pre-approval confirms you’re eligible to apply for a home loan up to a certain amount. Essentially , the lender checks your financial circumstances to decide if you’ll…

How to drive a hard bargain at the End of Year car sales

Another year is coming to an end, and this means End of Year (EOY) sales await! Are you in the market for new wheels before the new year? Now could be a great time to upgrade your car as dealerships work hard to move stock…

Understanding the cash rate cut

Many homeowners and investors have been rejoicing recently following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) decision to cut the cash rate to an historic low of 0.75% last month. If you’re confused about what the cash rate is and how it affects your mortgage, you’re…

Why use a mortgage broker to refinance?

Refinancing could potentially save you on interest, so it’s worth regularly reviewing your mortgage. Here’s why it’s a good idea to use a mortgage broker to refinance, rather than going direct to a lender. Expertise you can trust The mortgage industry has gone through a…

Four signed it may be time to refinance

Do you know what happened after the Reserve Bank cut the cash rate in June? Tens of thousands of Aussies took the Treasurer’s advice to “shop around and get the best possible deal”. Mortgage brokers around the country have recorded spikes in their home loan,…