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Inspiring Swedish Lagom trends for 2019

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Hygge. It was the word the world fell in love with last year, after images of cosy Scandinavian design ideas flooded our Instagram feeds and helped us to define what made a space truly feel charming, and like ‘home.’ And whether it’s...

7 daily habits of wealthy people

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Success comes in many forms. From innovative tech CEOs, legendary sports stars to life-saving surgeons, we’ve investigated the daily habits of wealthy people around Australia and the world to discover a method to their greatness. Turns out, these people all have something...

Why are borrowers leaving the banks for boutique lenders?

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After the Royal Commission put the big 4 banks under the spotlight, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) tightened up lending standards in order to slow credit growth. This has made it harder for people to secure a loan with the major...

Why more borrowers are using a mortgage broker than ever before

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According to the latest reports, an increasing number of would-be borrowers are flocking to mortgage brokers. CoreLogic reported that in the September 2018 quarter, 59.1% of all residential mortgages were settled by a broker[1]. This is an unprecedented peak....

How to get your home loan approved: 5 tips for success

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Decades ago, getting a home loan approved was like taking out a debit card. OK, maybe it wasn’t that easy, but it certainly wasn’t as hard as it is today! In the wake of the Royal Commission into banking and finance misbehaviours,...

5 property trends to guide you in 2019

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The real estate scene in 2019 is a shaky business, given today’s unstable global economy. Whether you’re looking to buy property or you’re in the business of selling it, here are five home value trends to watch out for in 2019. 1....

Home Loan Glossary: Learn the Lingo

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Saving up for your dream home is one thing, but learning the lingo is another. This list of common terms will help you understand the process of buying and owning a home. Construction Loan Loan that is paid out in stages to fund...

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