Pros & Cons: Fixed Vs Variable Interest Rate

Fixed vs Variable: Pros and cons of fixing your interest rate Are you in the market for a loan but aren’t sure whether to take out a fixed of variable rate? Choosing between fixed and variable interest rates can be complex, especially for first-time borrowers. This blog aims to simplify this decision-making process by providing in-depth insights ...

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Tips for preparing for a change in interest rates

Tips for preparing for a change in interest rates Why do interest rates change? To understand why interest rates change, we'll first talk about the cash rate. The cash rate is a rate set by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) representing the interest that banks and lenders have to pay on the money that they borrow. This rate will rise to try and...

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Your Complete Guide To Buying A Home

Your complete guide to buying a home The property market and housing affordability is tricky to navigate for first home buyers or any home buyer no matter how many times you’ve done it. Keep reading for helpful tips that will make buying a home a smooth and easy process. The home buying process It all starts with savings Your very first step is ...

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What Type Of Home Loan Do I Need?

Choosing a home loan can be a daunting and overwhelming experience – especially for first home buyers. With rates and rules around lending and eligibility changing all the time, it can be hard to get a grasp on which home loan is relevant for you and your situation. In this blog we’ll run through the types of loans on offer and what they’re used f...

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Tips when refinancing your home loan

Should I refinance my home? If you’ve been paying off your home loan for a few years now, it may be a good time to re-evaluate your home loan and ask yourself “should I refinance my home?" First let’s look at what refinancing is, and the pros and cons. Refinancing – what is it? Refinancing is moving your home loan to a new product with a more co...

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Tips For Home Buying Success

With pre-planning and research, you can ensure you are on the right track to set yourself up for success when buying a home. Follow our easy home buying guide below to get an idea of how you can break into the property market. Determine How Much You Can Afford Using our home loan repayment calculator is the first step in understanding how loan re...

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Should I Sell Or Renovate My House?

Should I sell or renovate my house? If you've been thinking about making a change to your living situation, there is much to consider such as time, money and the needs of a growing or downsizing family. Beautifully styled homes on social media are often attention-grabbing and leave us wondering how we can implement these ideas in our own homes. Re...

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Over 50 & Buying Your First Home

Over 50 & Buying Your First Home For many people, buying a home is a major financial commitment. Have you considered buying a house later in life?Are you looking for a way to get out of renting? Are you trying to get into the market before interest rates increase? Whatever your reason, a mortgagecould give you the stability you are looking for...

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How To Make An Offer On A House

An exciting journey  If you’re a first time home buyer, buying a home is likely to be the biggest single purchase you’ve ever made. It’s a big deal and can be stressful and overwhelming. Knowing what’s involved in the process, will make you feel confident as you move through the motions from inspecting properties to signing a contract and receivin...

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