Posts tagged: mortgage

Less income being spent on home loans than a decade ago

Australians are spending a smaller portion of their income on their home loans than a decade ago, according to the latest figures from the...   Read More

Should you be preparing for an interest rate rise?

No matter what financial news source you turn to at the moment, you’re likely to find commentary around rate rises – particularly the question:...   Read More

How to find a real estate agent

For most people a home is the biggest asset they own, so when it comes time to sell getting the most money you can...   Read More

How Australians plan to spend their tax returns this year

The first weeks of spring are a timely reminder that tax return season is also upon us, with the self-lodgement deadline of 31 October...   Read More

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