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Welcome to our July newsletter

The Australian property market continues to break records with national dwelling values reaching a peak in FY21 that hasn’t been seen since April 2004. If you are keen to get a foothold in the market, hang in there. Some experts say some of the heat…

Welcome to our June Newsletter

As the winter property season and end of financial year (EOFY) are upon us, the Australian property market would usually slow down during the cooler months, but experts say with current buyer demand and low interest rates, we are in for a stronger-than-usual winter season….

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…

Welcome to our May Newsletter

The property market is in full swing with overall market conditions remaining strong despite signs of the growth trend gradually slowing down. We are now seeing an increase in new property listings, which will likely continue to support strong buyer demand. Read on to find…

Welcome to our April newsletter

We hope you had an amazing Easter long weekend and the Easter Bunny was very generous! March was an exciting month in the property world. In the latest CoreLogic report, the national home value recorded the fastest pace of capital gains in 32 years. In…

Welcome to our March newsletter

The autumn property season is upon us, and while the weather may be cooling down, the property market around the country is continuing to heat up! In the latest REA Insights Property Outlook report, 2021 is set for a big year as the positive momentum…

Welcome to our February newsletter

We hope your new year is off to a good start. The property market made a strong start at the beginning of the year and it continues to heat up as we progress through February. Dwelling values rose in all capital cities in last month,…

Welcome to our January newsletter

Happy new year! We hope that you and your family enjoyed some quality time this Christmas and New Year.   Welcome to our first newsletter for 2021. Despite all the challenges caused by the pandemic, the property market finished the on a strong note in…

Welcome to our December newsletter

With Christmas just days away, we’d like to send our very best wishes to you and your family for a happy and safe holiday season. In a few weeks, we say goodbye to 2020. Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief to welcome…

Is it the right time to refinance an investment property?

Loan refinancing is a strategy used by property investors to access funds – usually to grow or improve the value of their property portfolio. The right time to do it largely depends on your strategy, plans and equity. In this article, we highlight some of…

Easing financial pressures: loan deferrals, refinancing and more

When COVID-19 struck, banks gave eligible customers an option to pause their repayments for six months from March, due to the volatile economic climate. Hundreds of thousands of Aussies took up the offer. Home loan deferrals were due to end in September, but banks announced…

Welcome to our September Newsletter

Spring is here which means we can expect the property market to start becoming more active, as restrictions due to COVID-19 start to ease in some parts of the country. We have entered spring with record low interest rates, which is good news for prospective…

Welcome to our July Newsletter

Good news for owner occupiers and first home buyers this month. The HomeBuilder grant may just help you reach your homeownership or renovation goal sooner. Home loan interest rates remain low and with the upcoming Spring buying season, now is a good time get pre-approval…

Welcome to our June Newsletter

Winter has arrived quickly and we’re hoping you’re well and keeping warm. Recently the property market slowed down considerably with the COVID-19 pandemic having a huge impact. Find out more about home value movements in each state below. Interest rate news The Reserve Bank of…