Mortgage serviceability: how to jump through the hoops

Mortgage serviceability: how to jump through the hoops

Mortgage serviceability can feel like a frustrating hurdle to clear. But it’s an important safeguard against borrowing too much, particularly in the current interest rate landscape.  It’s in the best interests of all parties involved if your mortgage is chugging along with regular repayments being made. Borrowing an amount you don’t have a hope in […]

Time to jump in? First home buyer deposit saving times plunge

first home buyer deposit saving

Home loan headlines have been, let’s face it, a bit of a downer of late. But the good news is that first-home buyers are now reaching their 20% deposit goal faster. First home buyers have been delivered a bit of well-deserved good news with the findings of the 2023 Domain First Home Buyer Report. The analysis […]

Take the heat off rate hike fears with these 4 tips for buyers

rate hike fears

Have recent rate hikes made you nervous about taking the plunge into the property market? You’re not alone; it’s a buyer’s market for a reason. Here’s how to stay cool and calm when buying your next property.  As you’ve probably seen in the news, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has increased the official cash […]

Considering Refinancing Your Mortgage? Here Are Some Questions To Ask

Home loan not up to scratch? Looking for a better rate? Or do you want to unlock equity? Then refinancing could be for you. But there are some important questions to ask first. If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re not alone. With the rising cost of living and interest rates hitting the hip pockets […]

Planning A Renovation in 2023? Here Are 4 Tips For Smooth Sailing

Planning a renovation can spruced-up home feels great. And it can also boost your home’s value. But, as exciting as the prospect of rolling up your sleeves and getting on with a reno can be, there are certainly pitfalls to avoid. New year, new you, new reno? Renovating is exciting. Having aesthetics and function on […]