Posts tagged: mortgage

Why a ‘subject to finance’ clause is essential in your property purchase contract

Recently a young couple I know very well signed a contract to purchase land on which they would subsequently build their first house. The...   Read More

RBA keeps cash rate at record low, warns of higher Aussie dollar

At its August meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate on hold, maintaining the record low. The decision was expected...   Read More

Pre-existing debts and a confusing maze of mortgages prove stressful for first home buyers

Are you struggling to save for your first home under the burden of pre-existing debts, a multitude of financial commitments and overwhelming mortgage choices?...   Read More

Census 2016: renting more common, but owners finding it easier to make mortgage repayments

The numbers are in – and there are some fascinating statistics to come out of the Census 2016. It appears that Australia’s renters are...   Read More

Legal considerations when applying for a mortgage in Australia

Buying a house is exciting, but few people realise the legal paperwork and processes involved until they’ve already dived straight in and started searching...   Read More

Taking the complexity out of conveyancing

You’ve been searching for months and you think you’ve found a house that ticks all your boxes. However, it’s not just a house to...   Read More

Injured employees afraid to speak up, new report shows

Fears about losing their jobs and paying the bills are weighing heavily on the minds of many injured Australians – and it’s setting back...   Read More

NSW Premier announces measures to support first home buyers

Hot on the heels of last month’s federal budget measures to tackle Australia’s growing housing affordability crisis, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced long-awaited...   Read More

Is Australia’s household debt putting the economy at risk?

It certainly came as no surprise that the official cash rate was kept on hold by the Reserve Bank Board at its April 2017...   Read More

Top 5 building inspection fails

The costs involved with buying a home can sometimes be overwhelming. Legal bills, mortgage establishment fees and hefty stamp duty can quickly add up....   Read More