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    Is Australia’s housing market on the road to recovery?

    December 6, 2019

    The Australian housing market is on the upswing. The Australian housing market has been on a downward slide since 2018 when the market dropped to historic lows. From January to December 2018, Australia’s capital cities saw housing prices fall by an average of 5.1%. Sydney and Melbourne seem to be the two most affected cities […]

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    Your 5 Step Checklist to Refinancing

    November 14, 2019

    With interest rates at all time lows, it’s time to review your mortgage! Ensure you are paying the lowest possible rate on your mortgage with less stress and more money! Our Lending Specialists can help save you thousands by following these 5 simple steps set out below. Refinancing Checklist 1. Gather information to find the […]

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    Another rate cut, another record low – what does this mean for you?

    October 23, 2019

    What a rate cut could mean for your financial plans. As the economy continues to resist government efforts to reinvigorate its growth, the Reserve Bank of Australia enacted another rate cut. The latest action brings down the rate to a record low of 0.75 per cent. Banks, investors, the real estate industry and others will […]

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    The importance of obtaining a reliable pre-approval

    August 19, 2019

    Move forward with confidence with a pre-approval There are many steps before purchasing a property, from saving for the deposit through to researching interest rates and choosing a neighbourhood. Obtaining a loan pre-approval is one of the most important steps of all, with this simple yet critical process being a necessity prior to house hunting […]

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    RBA cuts interest rates to new low of 1% – Is it time to review your mortgage?

    July 1, 2019

    The big four banks respond to RBA interest rate cuts after news of a slowing economy so what does this mean for you? The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) lowered the official cash rate from 1.5% to the historic low of 1.00% through two consecutive rate cuts in the months of June and July 2019. […]

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    First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

    June 11, 2019

    Looking to break into the property market? You may be eligible! During the Federal Election, the Coalition announced a policy to target first home buyers throughout Australia. The proposed $500 million scheme will allow eligible first home buyers to qualify for a loan with only 5% of a deposit. Capped at 10,000 loans per year, […]

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    Lending Calculators

    August 21, 2018

    We now offer a range of calculators to assist you with your lending needs. To make sure you are heading in the right direction with your lending needs, we have now made a range of calculators available for you to use. These selection of calculators will be helpful for finding out; how much you can […]

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    Let’s talk about picking the right bank for you!

    August 3, 2018

    Picking the right bank is an integral part of handling your financial affairs but how do you decide? The decision of which bank you should use is one that is far more significant than what you may realise. Your bank is your main point of call for all your financial matters and can easily become […]

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    The value of a Mortgage Broker!

    July 18, 2018

    ‘Mortgage brokers make mortgage markets work better.’ Given mortgage brokers have helped settle more than half of all residential loans across Australia no wonder they have become a focus of scrutiny within the financial sector in recent times. The new report from Deloitte Access Economics has found that brokers help drive competition, increase consumer choice […]

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    8 simple steps to saving for your first home

    July 2, 2018

    Author: Tessa Gray Are you wanting to buy your first home but need some help? If you’re a young person living in this modern consumerist world, you may be finding it an impossible challenge to break into the booming Australian property market. Many of our young accountants share this challenge and here are some tips […]

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