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How to style your property to sell it fast

Creating a spark with prospective buyers could not only help you to achieve a quick sale, it could also help you secure a better price. And if you can attract multiple suitors, it may even start a bidding war at auction that really benefits your…

How to make moving simple

Whether you’ve opted for a sea change, a tree change or something in between, moving house and discovering a new neighbourhood is an exhilarating time. Here’s how to make your packing and moving experience as smooth and seamless as possible, so you can hit the…

Plant some memories with your little ones this winter

Have you ever put your discarded green onion ends into a cup of water? The roots grow, the green stalk returns, and soon enough the plant will shoot up and you’ll have a whole new green onion to use again— for free. This is just…

Here’s how your credit cards can impact your mortgage application

There are 13 million credit cards in circulation in Australia with an average balance of $2,899 per card, according to research from Finder.com.au. Nearly 70% of Australians have a credit card, but how many know how credit cards can affect your loan eligibility? Why banks review…

Government incentives to help you achieve your home ownership goals

Aspiring to become a homeowner is one thing, actually planning how you’re going to pull it off is another, especially in Australia’s record-hot property market. Fortunately, there are some new government initiatives to help you achieve your home ownership goals— possibly sooner than expected. 1. First Home…

Exit costs when refinancing

Refinancing can be a great way to save money if you believe you are paying too much for your loan, but there is more to it than just finding a loan with a lower interest rate and making the change. Before making the switch, we…

How to pay off your home loan faster

Your home is probably the biggest purchase you will make in your life- it can feel like a 30-year long marathon. There are some simple ways to cut years off your mortgage, which we share in this article so you could become mortgage-fee sooner than…

How to say ‘I love you’ to your home

2021 is in full swing, so it could be time to start thinking about how to show your home the love it deserves. And what better time than the month of Valentine’s? We’ve compiled a list of ways to show your house some love by…

What do you know about your credit report?

Ever had someone ask you for $50 and promise to pay you back within a week? And if they didn’t, would you be inclined to lend them $50 again? Well, that’s how a lender looks at you, the borrower. It’s why most lenders take your…

Smart ways to save for your first deposit

Owning your own home is one of the major life goals for most people. Saving for a deposit can seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a number of things to consider to get you started and on track for…

New year resolutions to make positive change

A new year has finally come! The hardships of the global pandemic are not yet over, but yay, we made it here! New year’s resolutions have always been the trend at the start of the new year. Unlike any other year, our standard resolutions list…

Why you need a Mortgage Broker

The role of a mortgage broker is to guide you through the home loan journey and help you choose the right product or feature for you. Our role is to work closely with a panel of lenders — from the big banks, to the smaller…

Are you retirement ready? Planning for the life ahead

There’s a wonderful feeling that comes with being on the home straight towards retirement. Post-career life conjures up thoughts of freedom and leisure with time to do all the things you’ve been putting on the backburner. So, are you ready? Have you put in the…

Are you a good saver? Take the quiz to find out!

2020 has been a year like no other! With the new year upon us, now is the perfect time to consider your financial goals for the next 12 months, and the best place to start is with a good money management plan. We’ll share you…