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Buying A New Home

Is the HomeBuilder grant worth it?

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge that the political sphere has generally stepped up during 2020. I concede that the usual argy-bargy of party politics is on display. You only have to look at the long running commentary being batted...
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Property Valuator

Seven things you need to do to finance a property portfolio

Building a property portfolio will establish your personal wealth and give you financial security throughout the course of your life but it is a goal that will require a disciplined, steadfast approach and above all, commitment for the long haul. There...
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home loan

A Guide to Guarantor Home Loan Requirements

The main issue for many first-time homeowners and investors in the current property market is the ability to save a deposit. Pulling together a big enough deposit remains a struggle for many would-be property buyers, especially when they have to pay...
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Sydney house prices changes

What’s happening in our housing markets?

To say it’s been a turbulent year would be an understatement, with the coronavirus pandemic causing the most uncertain period many of us will experience in a lifetime. Our economy has grind to a halt, how we live and work...
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Credit Card

The importance of credit scores and open banking in getting a loan approval

Ask most people under a certain age what their Uber rating is – the long-term average score they’ve been given by drivers of the ridesharing service – and they’ll know it instantly. And many older types will probably be able...
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Interest Rate

What drives customer behaviour for a home loan?

The housing finance market has always been a very competitive market place post deregulation in the 1980’s and the advent of Aussie Home loans and Wizard changed our home and investment loan marketplace forever. And now today in our marketplace...
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Virus

Country or City – Where do people want to live after Coronavirus?

Australians have long sought after the “Tree Change” or “Sea Change” phenomenon where they take a lifestyle decision to move to either the country for the cleaner air, or the beach for the water and lifestyle that provides. Well it...
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First Loan Scheme

Is now a good time to sell?

Waves of uncertainty have arrived week after week throughout 2020, and Australian’s have learned to be both resilient and adaptive. For property owners making important decisions about their finances, it’s not just challenges with household finances and job security but...
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Money

Your loan deferral is ending. What happens now?

Financial assistance during the pandemic has come from all quarters to ensure most Aussies can chart a course through these trying times. There have been government assistance packages and stimulus spending. Community groups and other bodies offering charitable support or...
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Property Com

JobKeeper is ending… how do I pay my loan?

Of the COVID programs helping Australian households stay financial, JobKeeper would be considered one of the most effective. The federal government brought in JobKeeper as cues of newly unemployed began snaking out the doors of Centrelink. The program pays employers...
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