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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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. 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 to open a savings account with a great interest rate that ...

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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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Tips when refinancing your home loan

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 competitive interest rate than w...

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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, but by knowing what’s involved in the process, you’ll feel confident as you move through the motions from inspecting properties to signing a contract and getting ...

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How Much Can I Borrow?

How much can I borrow? Can I afford my dream property on my own? This easy guide shows you how to use our borrowing power calculator to work out what amount you can afford to borrow based on your income and expenses. To get started, click here to open our borrowing power calculator page in a new tab. Let’s start filling out the boxes. Your net in...

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Money Saving Tips - Budget Renovations

Cost saving tips for renovating on a budget There’s no better reward and satisfaction than taking a step back at the end of a renovation to admire your hard work. Whether you’re looking to update a few features or plan on stripping an old room down and creating something from the ground up, read on for our top cost saving tips whilst renovating. ...

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Buying an Investment Property

The benefits of buying an investment property include:  Ownership of a secure asset  The future sale and benefiting from capital gains  Rental income to cover loan repayments and other associated expenses  Building equity  Taxation benefits Four main factors to consider when you decide to purchase an investment propert...

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