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Saving habits can help you cut the ...

While maximizing the savings is good, but it should not in any way make your lif...

What to do with your home equity...

So you have owned your home for a while and have accumulated some equity in your...

The truth behind Lenders Mortgage I...

Can’t people just get along? Lenders Mortgage Insurance gets a bad rap but there...

5 ways to use technology to save fo...

There’s no denying it, saving for a deposit is hard work. With the median house ...

Property investors: make the tax sy...

Property investors and tax are a match made in heaven. Sure, you may be feeling ...

How to reduce costs in the home...

There’s a reason parents always used to say ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’: life ...

Loan scams: what to look out for...

For those who are looking for their first mortgage, it is probably safe to say t...

Moving on up – Upsizing your home a...

There are a number of reasons why you might choose to upsize to a larger home. A...

4 tips to avoiding common real esta...

Think board games about property buying and ‘Monopoly’ is likely the first to co...

How to meet your savings goal as a ...

If you’ve ever tried saving money, you know it’s tough. But saving money as a co...

Landlord’s insurance: what to know...

Looking at landlord’s insurance policies may seem daunting because they al...

How to negotiate home loans like a ...

For some people negotiating a new home loan deal comes about as naturally as bus...

Renovating – the costs and co...

Whether in business, property or even the lottery, we all want to make money and...

5 tips for getting a home loan when...

When was the last time you asked your partner about their credit history? If you...

Setting your property investment go...

To be a successful property investor, it is crucial to develop a game plan prior...

How refinancing your home loan can ...

As you journey through life, your financial circumstances change and your home l...

Key Lessons All Property Investors ...

I’ve learned many lessons over the 40 years I’ve been investing. In fact, I’ve ...

What is a buyer’s agent and do you ...

Many people have bought property themselves or have seen close friends and famil...

What is a clearance rate?...

Clearance rates are a key property market indicator and are generally used to es...

How energy- smart is your home?...

These days energy bills are on the up  so it has never been more important to fa...

Are you an investor or trader?...

We hear about the “property investor” all the time, but have you hea...

What You Need to Know About Your Cr...

Before you begin applying for a home loan, taking the time to get to know your c...

Considering investing? Get your hea...

Australians love bricks and mortar. Not only is home ownership the great Austral...

Pay it forward: Creating smart save...

Any savvy investor should understand the value of money. However, patience, due ...

Gearing: A dummy’s guide...

Without doubt, “gearing”, negative or otherwise, has a significant i...

Debunking the myths of the negative...

As the debate on negative gearing progresses forward, what do the experts think?...

Four steps to get you back to finan...

The Doctor will see you now: Four steps to get you back to financial health A su...

Helping hand: Loans and structures ...

If your children are looking to buy a home, there are a number of things that ca...

Why first home buyers may consider ...

First home buyers are usually in the enviable position of having lower levels of...

What are genuine savings and how do...

Many investors require prospective purchasers to have ‘genuine’ savings when the...

Five reasons to consider refinancin...

It’s not quite the case that obtaining a loan will result in keeping that same m...

Five strategies to get your next in...

If you’re looking to purchase your next investment then you don’t necessarily ne...

Offset accounts, lines of credit an...

When choosing a mortgage you will likely notice a number of extra features that ...

Determining how much equity is in y...

Equity, or the amount of funds available in your home above and beyond your mort...

10 Financial Tips For Property Inve...

More and more Australians are building wealth through the property market. Accor...

Property Valuation vs. Appraisal: T...

Property appraisal and property valuation are not inter-changeable terms, and wh...

Mortgage Jargon Busting: 5 Importan...

First home buyers are generally inundated with a huge amount of information to p...

How To Save Money On A Renovation...

You’ve owned your home for four to five years and while it has been a great plac...

Shop Around to Save on Your Home Lo...

By Rates Direct For first home buyers, investors, those upgrading to a bigger ho...

Buying an ‘investment grade’ proper...

The property market is constantly evolving and just like everything in this worl...

Buying an ‘investment grade’ proper...

Many investors become confused with what key characteristics they should be look...

Furnished or unfurnished?...

When it comes to maximising your potential income from your investment property,...

The latest buzz word: Self Managed ...

If you’ve been keeping an eye out on the latest trends and practices amongst sav...

Buying the “right” investment prope...

Approximately 20% of our population buy one investment property, and of those in...

How to avoid paying Lenders Mortgag...

No one likes paying extra costs, and a home is one of the cases where many peopl...

Save thousands with the right home ...

Whether you are a first home buyer, investor, upgrading to a bigger home or look...

Tips for Negotiating the Purchase o...

Purchasing a property may well be the biggest financial commitment you will make...