The majority of Australians are paying too much for their home loans, even though a lower interest rate is available. While the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate remains at an all -time low, the RBA estimates that the average Aussie is paying at least half a percentage more than they should on their […]
We understand that taking out a home loan is almost certainly the most important financial decision you will ever make. Knowing this, we take time to understand your personal and financial situation, help you find a suitable loan and then navigate with you through the whole application process.
Over the past month, there has been a […]
Guarantors – a Family Initiative
Family members can act as a guarantor and use a portion of their own home’s equity with no cash outlay, to help their loved ones, the borrower, to secure a home loan.
- Maximise the amount […]
The Self-Employed and/or Contractors are usually perfectly capable in servicing a home loan, even though they can’t satisfy the traditional bank lending criteria.
The main reason to use a low doc loan is because you cannot prove your true income. For example:
• You may not have up to […]
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Owner Occupier only
Minimum $200,000 loan amount
Maximum Loan Value Ratio (LVR) 80%
$0 application or valuation fees
$0 No ongoing fees
Redraw facility available
Not available for Construction Loans
No Offset available
*Comparison Rate 4.19%*p.a,
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The Federal Budget is looming AND there are rumoured initiatives to help first home buyers (FHBs) into the property market. So if you – or your children – are potential FHB’s it might pay to stay tuned…
Housing affordability has been a hot topic as a barrier to […]
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- Your current interest rate?
- If your rate is fixed, variable or split between the two?
- The remaining term of your home loan?
- If you have a ‘no frills’ home loan or is it packaged with […]
Property has been considered a popular path to wealth for Australians for many years. It has the potential to generate capital growth (an increase in the value of your asset) as well as rental income. There are also tax advantages associated with negative gearing. However, when buying […]
Before you take the leap into property you should have done your homework and created a budget, minimised credit card usage, been saving hard, paid your bills on time and researched the property market.
So what other steps will you need to tick off your list when you […]
Lender’s mortgage insurance (LMI) is required in many instances when a loan is worth more than 80 per cent of a property’s purchase price, as well as in some other circumstances. In very basic terms, when a lender considers a loan to carry a high risk, LMI […]