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Will Delta Derail our Property Market? - Written by Mark Lewis

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 07/09/2021

According to some recent research from ANZ Bank, the answer is NO.

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The costs of refinancing

Posted in: InsightsPosted on: 27/08/2021

With interest rates falling, it’s important to understand what costs are involved when refinancing to a new lender.

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How to speed up your home loan approval

Posted in: InsightsPosted on: 27/08/2021

Estimating the time-frame for a home loan approval in the current lending climate can be more like a guesstimate rather than an accurate calculation. However, there are ways you can speed up the process and reduce the stress.

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Genuine Savings Explained

Posted in: InsightsPosted on: 27/08/2021

The way you save is more important than ever before. If you're borrowing above 80% of a purchase price, you may have to prove you have ‘genuinely’ saved 5% over a set period of time.

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Four Rules To Pay Your Home Loan Off Faster

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 10/08/2021

Research shows that people who own their homes outright are far more financially secure in life than those with a mortgage or those who rent, particularly as you get closer to retirement age. If you follow these four rules, you too could pay off your home loan sooner.

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We’re here to help, even if it’s just a simple home loan health check

Posted in: InsightsPosted on: 26/07/2021

It feels a little like groundhog day with the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having across the country right now. Whilst we are wary of flooding your inbox with another dreaded virus related message, we do feel the need to highlight the support on offer for those who may need to access it.

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Home Buyer Grants & Incentives 2021

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 26/07/2021

There are a number of home buyer grants and incentives on offer for the 2021 / 2022 financial year. First Home Buyers receive the majority of the boosts available, but single parents now have some added opportunity with the Family Home Guarantee. With a wide variety of lenders there are plenty of alternative incentives on offer to assist South Australians with home ownership.

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Why a Mortgage Broker should be your first port of call.

Posted in: InsightsPosted on: 26/07/2021

When it comes to the ‘best interest duty’ of a home loan provider, no single Bank or Lender can ‘honestly’ recommend their own product(s) as ‘the best’ home loan for that particular customer and their situation without including other home loan products available.

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Adelaide Property Booming

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 22/07/2021

The boom in Australian property prices continues unabated, with significant rises recorded in all capital cities each month.

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ATO releases 2021 Tax Guide for Property Investors

Posted in: Insights, NewsPosted on: 29/06/2021

The ATO has released this years guide for Property Investors which explains how to treat income and expenses, including information regarding rental properties that may have affected by COVID-19 or natural disasters.

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