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Low Income Home Loan Guide

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Low income home loans are designed to help people who want to buy a home, but have less income to spare. While the loans themselves may look similar to a standard home loan, with options like fixed vs. variable rates or principal...

Guide to Accessing Your Home’s Equity

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Accessing home equity is a shrewd way to free up funds that you can invest in other places. In many cases, the income you receive from your investment will even outweigh the interest you pay on your loan. In this guide, we’ll...

Guide to Renovation Loans

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Home loan renovations can be a smart way to add value to your home and make it more pleasant to live in. But renovations take time and money, which may be in short supply. Fortunately, you have a range of renovation loan...

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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Tighter lending standard introduced after the Royal Commission have put banks under the spotlight. This, as well as efforts by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to slow growth to investment lending, have made it difficult for borrowers to get a home...

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....

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