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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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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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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Five things to consider with an investment property

Buying an investment property can be an overwhelming process, especially if it is your first time researching property investment. That’s why we have put together the top 5 things you should consider when making this purchase for your future. Clarify your goals and do your research Smart property investment starts with asking yourself, why am I i...

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Equity - How To Use It For Investment

What does it mean to have equity in your home? Equity is the difference between the current market value of your home, and what you still owe on it. Equity in your home can help you achieve your property goals. How do you calculate total equity? You can use a simple formula to work out the equity in your home. You will need a property valuation ...

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