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Loan repayments cheaper than rent: Aussie

Loan repayments cheaper than rent: Aussie

Borrowers are paying less in their home loan repayments across more than half of all suburbs than they would if they rented in the same suburb, according to a new report. Major brokerage Aussie has released its Buy vs Rent Report, in partnership with CoreLogic, which...

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Summer is coming and it’s time to get in gear!

Summer is coming and it’s time to get in gear!

Say the words ‘finance broker’ and most people immediately think of the person who can line you up with a competitive mortgage. But did you know we can also help you find the right loan product for a whole range of lifestyle assets? Caravans. Speed boats. Jet skis....

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Applications open for FHLDS round 2

Applications open for FHLDS round 2

The federal government has announced that lenders have commenced accepting applications for the extended FHLDS (New Homes). From 3 November, first home buyers (FHBs) will be able to apply to the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS) (New Homes) lending panel lenders...

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Cash rate won’t rise for 3 years: RBA

Cash rate won’t rise for 3 years: RBA

The governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia has revealed that the cash rate is not expected to increase until 2023, at the earliest. RBA governor Philip Lowe has revealed that the central bank does not expect to increase the official cash rate for “at least three...

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Working From Home

Working From Home

We know that working from home can be a challenge. Managing a work/life balance is difficult at the best of times, and now that we have to stay home, our sense of well-being and productivity are being tested. Mental health rates within Australia have greatly increased...

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Where can you travel in 2021?

Where can you travel in 2021?

As part of the road to recovery, Qantas has announced domestic and international destinations that Australians can travel to as early as 2021. During Qantas’ annual general meeting, the airline revealed that New Zealand and parts of Asia could become part of the...

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Your Super, Your Future

Your Super, Your Future

According to a recent retirement survey conducted in Australia, 1 in 2 Australians don't feel confident about retiring, and 23% of those people have said that they will have to work for longer because of the super they have accessed during this COVID-19 period....

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Millennials prioritising home ownership

Millennials prioritising home ownership

The Millennial generation is the largest cohort prioritising home ownership over lifestyle aspirations, new data from Bankwest has found. After analysing the savings patterns of nearly 1 million customers over the course of the pandemic, Bankwest compared the...

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FHLDS New Home Guarantee details released

FHLDS New Home Guarantee details released

Further details regarding the new 10,000 places released under the First Home Loan Deposit New Home Guarantee scheme have now been released. Last week, the federal government handed down the 2020-21 budget, outlining a swathe of tax cuts, concessions and payments to...

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