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Buying a home? Understand the latest pre-approval considerations  

8 min read

If you are in the market to buy a home, then it’s recommended to obtain a pre-approval for a number of reasons, including giving you comfort around your borrowing capacity. …

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The value of a property report when buying a home

6 min read

A key way to minimise the stress of the purchasing process is to gather and arm yourself with as much information as possible to give you an edge over the competition. One such way to gather the information you need is via a comprehensive property report.…

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New Home Ownership Scheme: what you need to know 

4 min read

The recent announcement of the 2021 – 2022 Federal Budget has included some updates to home ownership schemes which are going to further assist Australians to achieve the dream of owning their own home. We’ve summarised the three measures targeting home ownership below.  …

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There's more to a loan than interest rate - 4 things you need to know!
There's more to a loan than interest rate - 4 things you need to know!

6 min read

When it comes to considering your options for a loan, we’re conditioned to ask “What’s the interest rate?” Sure, interest rates are important, but there are actually 4 key things you need to know in order to make a good loan decision.…

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Don’t leave choosing your Finance Partner to chance 

3 min read

Specialist finance is now on offer by almost every big bank, as well as dedicated financiers. So how do you go about choosing the right finance partner for you, when do you do this and how do you know if you’re getting good value? …

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Can you buy before you sell? How 'bridging' finance works Image
Can you buy before you sell? How 'bridging' finance works

4 min read

So, you’re ready to buy a new home to live in, but you don’t want the hassle of selling your house first, having to move out and rent for a while, and then not knowing when you’re going to find that dream home and ultimately, be able to purchase it. …

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8 top tips to save for a house deposit Image
8 top tips to save for a house deposit

6 min read

The biggest obstacle for most Doctors who want to buy their first home, or in some cases upgrade to their next home, is saving up enough cash for a deposit.…

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‘Rentvesting’ for Doctors

5 min read

Have you heard of the term Rentvesting? The chances are you have but don’t quite understand the concept or what it’s meant to achieve.…

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Know where you stand in the eyes of the Lenders Image
Know where you stand in the eyes of the Lenders

5 min read

Have you ever applied for a loan only to have the bank tell you that you have a bad credit rating? This might come as a surprise and leave you wondering why.…

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Should you consider refinancing your home loans? Image
Should you consider refinancing your home loans?

5 min read

As we head into the home stretch of 2020 many people are trying to recover from the head spin that has been this unprecedented year.…

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