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Say goodbye debt (and hello home loan) in seven straightforward steps

2017-09-07T14:02:40+10:00

It’s all too easy to rack up debt – credit cards, HECS, car loans – and may seem all too hard to pay it off. Debt can also have a big impact on how much money you can borrow for a home loan, so reducing your debt is essential when you set out to [...]

Say goodbye debt (and hello home loan) in seven straightforward steps2017-09-07T14:02:40+10:00

Buying Property with Other People: Mine? Yours? Ours?

2017-06-22T11:46:43+10:00

When people buy property together, particularly if it’s with a partner or spouse, they often register the title in both people’s names – especially if they’re going to live in the property. But other arrangements are possible, several friends might opt to own individual shares in a property, for example, or a couple might [...]

Buying Property with Other People: Mine? Yours? Ours?2017-06-22T11:46:43+10:00

Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Home

2017-06-04T11:28:43+10:00

Most people want their home to be light, bright and airy, but sometimes the stars just don’t align and you can end up with rooms that are unavoidably dark – low on windows or facing away from the sun. With a few smart tricks (and clever renovations, if you’re up to the challenge) you [...]

Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Home2017-06-04T11:28:43+10:00

Overcapitalising – What is it and how to avoid it

2017-05-18T14:02:53+10:00

As a home owner or property investor, you may have heard the term ‘overcapitalising’. But what exactly is it and why is it considered bad? While adding a new deck or kitchen can increase the value and enjoyment of your property, overcapitalising can end up costing you more than you planned. Here’s a closer [...]

Overcapitalising – What is it and how to avoid it2017-05-18T14:02:53+10:00

Top Options for Insulating Your Home

2017-05-12T10:06:39+10:00

Insulation can potentially save you big money on energy bills, keep your home comfortable and reduce your carbon footprint. It slows down the transfer of energy to and from your house, so it keeps winter warmth in and summer heat out. There are plenty of options for what to insulate, and what materials you [...]

Top Options for Insulating Your Home2017-05-12T10:06:39+10:00

RBA Cash Rate and Mortgage Rates

2017-04-20T13:26:45+10:00

Once upon a time when the cash rate moved (up or down), most lenders would typically move their interest rate in alignment with the cash rate change. Have you noticed that when the cash rate moves up the lenders are quick to pounce on an increase and pass these increases on to us - [...]

RBA Cash Rate and Mortgage Rates2017-04-20T13:26:45+10:00
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