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Come prepared: your home loan application guide

Come prepared: your home loan application guide

Take the stress out of applying for a home loan with a little preparation. Here are a few things you can expect to encounter when seeking loan approval. Whether you are applying for your first or fourth loan, the process can seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to...

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Knowing when the price is right

Knowing when the price is right

Found the perfect home or investment property, but unsure about the price tag? It’s the eternal question faced by property hunters: what is a fair sale price? No one wants to pay more than the market value for a property, so how do you ensure you’re getting a good...

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Recipes to warm up your winter

Recipes to warm up your winter

Winter is the season to enjoy good comfort food. Here’s two recipe ideas that are guaranteed to bring the whole family together and warm your heart this winter. Lentil and Tomato Soup (Serves 4 people) Ingredients1 tbspOlive oil1Onion, chopped1 cloveGarlic, crushed1...

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How to make the most out of an open home

How to make the most out of an open home

According to Adrian Wilson, founder and principal of Ayre Real Estate, there are several things buyers should do to get their ducks in a row when inspecting property.  “There has been a lot of change in the real estate industry over the past few months due to...

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Aussies switching lenders at record rate

Aussies switching lenders at record rate

Data recently made available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that the total number and value of refinanced home loans peaked in May 2020, with refinancing activity posting its largest month-on-month increase in nearly 20 years and rocketing...

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Extension for JobKeeper Payment

Extension for JobKeeper Payment

On July 21st, the Government announced that the JobKeeper Payment will continue to be available for eligible businesses (including self-employed) and not-for-profits, for an additional six months until March 28th 2020. Eligibility requirements have been revised with...

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Lender slashes LMI costs for FHBs

Lender slashes LMI costs for FHBs

A major bank-owned lender has introduced a new LMI offering for first home buyers with a 15 per cent deposit. Westpac subsidiary St.George Bank has announced the rollout of a new offering for first home buyers (FHBs) that are unable to unsecure a 20 per cent deposit....

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HomeBuilder Grant: What you need to know

HomeBuilder Grant: What you need to know

If you’re looking to buy your first home, considering your next home or maybe looking to renovate, then you might be interested in learning more about the $25,000 HomeBuilder grant. The HomeBuilder scheme is a tax-free grant program that is designed to help eligible...

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Three easy steps to home loan pre-approval

Three easy steps to home loan pre-approval

Spring is just around the corner which traditionally means the property market will start to warm up. If you are considering making that next property purchase, it is recommended to get a home loan pre-approval first. It not only saves you time on your property search...

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