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Mortgage calculator

How to use a mortgage calculator properly

When engaged in the ancient art of real estate daydreaming it’s not unusual to look up an online mortgage calculator and see if you can afford those stunning homes on your favourite listing portal. You might wonder whether, if you...
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Stamp Duty

Stamp duty or land tax – what’s the best way forward?

The much-maligned stamp duty is facing extinction, albeit at an excruciatingly slow rate with the recent announcement from New South Wales that the state is seeking submissions on a plan to transition from stamp duty to a new property tax. ...
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Property Market

Australia’s property market 2021

The national property market has proven itself to be remarkably resilient following an extraordinarily turbulent year – a statement that would have seemed ludicrous last March. Early in 2020, as the full scope of the pandemic bloomed, experts forecast that...
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My key lending touchpoints for 2021

Here we are greeting a new year with renewed hope that 2020 becomes a blur and 2021 will be a far more prosperous year for everyone. As we look forward to the moment when we can farewell 2020 and welcome...
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8 Charts explaining why we’re in for a great time in property in 2021

Who would have believed it? 2021 is going to be a great year property, but if I had told you that six months ago or eight months ago you wouldn’t have believed me, would you? Now I know some people...
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What recent Victorian Government announcements mean for you and the economy

The Victorian Government has taken up the father Christmas mantle and handed out early gifts to the property and construction sectors in in a bid to foster employment and claw back some of the 30,000 jobs lost to COVID.  However,...
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Buy A Home

Hold off on Home Buying, say analysts

Two-thirds of analysts do not believe that now is a good time to purchase a home, according to new research. According to a survey of 43 market pundits by comparison website Finder, just 35 per cent of respondents believe that...
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House Bubble

First Home Buyers – What are you waiting for?

Amongst all Covid-19 pandemic news and the government wanting to support the construction industry, there has been a strong push towards first home buyers as the boost the economy needs. First-home buyers in every state of Australia already had cash...
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Loan

10 reasons why you need a mortgage broker

When interest rates are as low as they are right now, there’s a perception among would-be homebuyers that they’d be hard-pressed to find a bad home loan deal. Just look around right now. A mortgage rate that starts with a...
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Deposit Home

How to access the first home deposit scheme

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme was one of Scott Morrison’s big commitments at the last election, promising to make it easier for first-time buyers to get onto the ladder. In a nut shell, it helps people with smaller deposits...
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