Which renovations add value and liveability to your home?

Whether you’ve been enticed by a refinancing option with a low interest rate or you just feel like sprucing up your house or investment property, your list of renovation options can begin to grow. It’s often a great idea to look at renovations that may add to the value of...

Whether you’ve been enticed by a refinancing option with a low interest rate or you just feel like sprucing...

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Tips for reducing your energy costs at home

Energy bills can often be a little bit of a surprise, particularly as many of us are increasingly working from home. Depending on your usage over the past month or quarter, the cost owing can often vary from bill to bill. There are a couple of quick and easy steps...

Energy bills can often be a little bit of a surprise, particularly as many of us are increasingly working...

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The five things every first home buyer Googles

When you’re looking to break into the property market as a first home owner, there’s plenty to wrap your head around. It’s absolutely understandable that you’ll head over to Google to start your desk research on how to go about buying your first home. We answer five of the most...

When you’re looking to break into the property market as a first home owner, there’s plenty to wrap your...

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What is the Government’s HomeBuilder scheme and who is it for?

In an attempt to stimulate the economy, the Australian Government has rolled out HomeBuilder – a $25k grant for those building a new home or substantially renovating their current home. If you’re planning to build, HomeBuilder might mean you can add that extra en suite or guest bedroom. If you’re...

In an attempt to stimulate the economy, the Australian Government has rolled out HomeBuilder – a $25k grant for...

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Fixed vs Variable – what does it mean?

There are several elements and factors that go into determining which home loan product is best for you and interest rate is often front of mind. Even if you’re not thinking about buying a house just yet, you’ve probably heard of the terms ‘fixed’ and ‘variable’ rates on the news...

There are several elements and factors that go into determining which home loan product is best for you and...

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Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be a fun but daunting experience. Below is a brief summary of the process you may go through as a buyer from saving a deposit, to settling on your new home. Doing your research is essential to getting the right outcome from your property...

Buying your first home can be a fun but daunting experience. Below is a brief summary of the process...

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Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI) Explained

Achieving the dream of home ownership can be one of the most exciting times in your life. At times however, it can seem unattainable due to how long it takes to save a deposit. Lenders' Mortgage Insurance (LMI) enables us to accept deposits less than 20% for some home...

Achieving the dream of home ownership can be one of the most exciting times in your life. At times...

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What do comparison rates tell us?

Comparison rates help us to compare loan products. They are designed to enable us to compare apples with apples, when it comes to the total cost of lending products, but unfortunately they don't paint the whole picture. What is a Comparison Rate? A comparison rate provides a simplified way to compare...

Comparison rates help us to compare loan products. They are designed to enable us to compare apples with apples,...

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What’s your credit score?

Your Credit Score can sometimes be the difference between moving into your dream home and living in a crummy rental for eternity. But do any of us really know what a Credit Score is or what it means? So, this week I applied for a new credit card. Going through...

Your Credit Score can sometimes be the difference between moving into your dream home and living in a crummy...

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