11 Reasons You Need a Mortgage Broker

For many Australians, buying a home is a priority, yet housing affordability is a pressing concern. Generation Y, in particular, is faced with high further education fees and a lack of suitable employment. In some areas, most notably Sydney, property prices far outstrip median income. Government advice to “just get a good job” is not…

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What does the FSI mean for mortgages?

Let me preface this by saying that the FSI is an acronym for Financial System Inquiry. For further information click FSI    Governments FSI response: what it means for mortgages. It’s been 10 months since the FSI published its final report. Now the government has made its decision on recommendations that will reshape the Australian…

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Open House Inspections

It’s no secret that house hunting can most certainly be a daunting task. Regardless of whether this is your second investment property or your first dream home. Now that you have scanned through your local real estate listings and have spent countless hours investigating every “For Sale” sign in your dream neighbourhood, you may have…

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Why use a broker and not a Bank?

In today’s economy, choice is our biggest ally and with so many people heading straight to their bank when it comes time to apply for a home loan, they are missing out the significant benefits that choice affords us. There are numerous reasons why seeking the advice of a broker for your home loan or…

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What makes a good investment property?

We all get extremely excited when it comes time to start looking for our “First Home” or “investment property” but there are several factors that are often overlooked. Ensuring that you select a good investment property should be your primary goal to ensure a greater return in the future, not only in capital growth but…

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