There's a lot to think about before buying a home, and it's easy to let your heart rule your head. Consider these 6 practical points before you sign on the dotted line.
Tips to increase your borrowing power
Increasing your borrowing power is now possible, thanks to these handy tips.
Helpful hints for boosting your tax return
In the blink of an eye, it's tax time again. With so many tax deductibles, many of us don't claim all that we should. So, what CAN you claim on your tax return?
How does the Reserve Bank of Australia affect my mortgage?
Who and what is the RBA and why do they have such an impact on your mortgage? Find out why here.
What is stamp duty?
Simply put, stamp duty is a tax imposed on acquisitions (things that are acquired), for example, homes, cars, physical chattel etc. Historically these stamps were placed on cheques...
5 things to look for in an investment property
Investing in property can be a fantastic means of strengthening your financial position and generating wealth. However, when undertaken without the proper research, knowledge, and general understanding of the property market - the fallout can be disastrous. Thus, we have compiled...
Should I split my mortgage?
Torn about what to do with your home loan? While fixing your home loan can offer you security and stability, opting for a variable rate can let you take advantage of interest rate drops. If only we could have the best of both worlds...
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How to handle rejection
So you applied for a home loan. You waited anxiously for a week while the lender scoured your credit file, your pay slips, your bank statements and your loan documents, only for them to come back with a shake of the head and a big red 'X' on your application (figuratively speaking of course....