Why brokers hold the keys to getting your foot in the property door

Getting a foot in the door of your dream home might be getting harder, but talking to a mortgage broker could get you the keys more quickly. Purchasing a property in today’s housing market is not for the faint-hearted. Would-be homebuyers have only to turn on their TV – or check Facebook or Twitter – for the latest… Read more about Why brokers hold the keys to getting your foot in the property door

What you need to know about refinancing

A home loan is generally a long-term proposition, but in some situations it can make sense to refinance your mortgage. Read this guide to the refinancing process, and speak to a mortgage broker, before deciding whether it’s right for you. Refinancing involves taking out a new mortgage and using those funds to pay off your… Read more about What you need to know about refinancing

Mortgage broker commissions uncovered

So you’ve decided to partner with a mortgage broker to smooth your first – or return – entry into the world of property, mortgages and loans. But before you choose your mortgage broker, it’s worth understanding the value they bring to the lending equation, and also how their commission structure works. After all, if you’re… Read more about Mortgage broker commissions uncovered

Refinancing could save you thousands – and give you greater flexibility

It’s often said that Australians are more likely to divorce their spouse than switch banks. But with plenty of competition in the home loan sector, refinancing can be a good move. You might want to refinance for a number of reasons – you can consolidate debt from high-interest credit cards into a home loan with… Read more about Refinancing could save you thousands – and give you greater flexibility

Want to help your kids buy property? Here’s how.

The real estate market can be tough for young adults, but as a parent you may be able to lend a helping hand. We tell you how. 1.  Parent-to-child loan A parent-to-child loan is when a parent lends their child money. This is a formal, legally binding arrangement, administered by an independent third party. At… Read more about Want to help your kids buy property? Here’s how.

Why would I use a Finance Broker?

Because they can save you time and money. As the home loan market becomes increasingly complex, more people are turning to finance brokers. Here are some of the reasons. Finance brokers can save time The choices now available in the mortgage market can seem limitless and completely overwhelming. You can choose to research the subject, the… Read more about Why would I use a Finance Broker?