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The RBA may have held the cash rate, but lenders are starting to take a more tailored approach to interest rates. 


WHY RATES INCREASED IN 2017 // WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW // HOW THE BANKS MAY DETERMINE RATES IN THE FUTURE

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What happens at settlement?

Settlement is the final process in the exchange between buyer and seller before picking up the keys!

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Our view on the Investment Landscape - August 2015

There’s been some sharemarket volatility related to Greece and China, but what will become a big point of discussion around water coolers in the coming months is the banks RAISING interest rates on investment loans.

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The mortgage broking process…

So you’re interested in getting on the property ladder – but what steps should you take next?

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First Home Super Saver Scheme

Saving for a deposit through a super fund is one way first home buyers can now get a leg up on the property ladder.

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Insurance Claims & The Media - What you need to know

Unpaid insurance claims have been big news recently, highlighting why it's so important to have your personal policies reviewed by a licenced adviser regularly...

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RBA & home Loan Interest rate update - July 2018

Director & Senior Mortgage Broker, Josh Durrant, explains what's in store for homeowners and investors in the near future...

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How spending affects borrowing

There is a common misconception that your borrowing capability is related solely to your income, however most people’s outgoings quickly follow their increasing pay-packets. In a time where many people’s lifestyles revolve around instant gratification, lenders are now taking a more responsible approach to lending and investigate genuine spending habits as well as factoring in possible future interest rate rises.

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RBA Sits On The Sidelines While Lenders Play On

At its May meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia elected to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent. However, Australian lenders are still increasing rates to keep in line with APRA's new lending rules...

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How To Prepare For A Property Sale

Should You Renovate Before Selling? When's the Best Time Of Year To Sell? What Should You Look For In An Agent? Auction or Private Sale? Director of Marshall White Brighton, Kate Strickland gives her expert opinions.

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FIXED V VARIABLE RATES

More than ever clients are asking whether they should fix their interest rates, including investors looking for peace of mind for long term investments. Here Director and Senior Mortgage Broker, Josh Durrant, gives his opinion...

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Three Men Walk Into A Bar...

But inflation is no joke! The new $10 note will enter circulation tomorrow. Love it or hate it, the launch got us thinking… What can you get for $10 now compared to the last issue of the note?

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