Banks vs Brokers

I get asked this question a lot still to this day. "why should I should I see you instead of using a bank directly" The question is still valid and I am more than happy to discuss this question. The biggest difference that we see is the ruling that us brokers are bound by. That is we are bound by "best interest duty" which means ... More

Breaking news - Interest rate update

Breaking news – Interest rate update

The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1% as it awaits fresh economic data to allow it to assess the impact of its June and July cuts. In making this decision not to drop rates again the RBA will have considered some early evidence of an improving housing market following its previous cuts. ... More

First Home Buyer Special Offer!

First Home Buyer Special Offer!

Just received an email today advising me of a fantastic offer from one of my many lenders for first home buyer's! First Home Buyer's that apply during the campaign period are eligible for: A special 2-year rate of 3.68% p.a. (comparison rate 3.77% p.a.) on Fixed Owner Occupier Principal and Interest loans with up to 90% LVR $150 ... More

Many millennials are relying on an inheritance to buy homes

Many millennials are relying on an inheritance to buy homes

With lodging moderateness dropping to unsurpassed lows in numerous parts of Australia, it's not astounding that numerous twenty to thirty year olds are sitting tight for the passing of a parent or in respect to get enough cash to enter the property advertise. As per another review from multinational law office Slater and Gordon, 26% of ... More

Young Sydneysiders are less keen on homeownership

Young Sydneysiders are less keen on homeownership

Many assume millennials living in Sydney are either perennial renters, lured to the city’s inner-city suburbs, or overgrown children still living with their parents. However, new data paints a very different picture of where Sydneysiders aged 25 to 34 have chosen to live – and why. Housing affordability plays a major role in where ... More

House costs come back to more reasonable levels in mining towns

House costs come back to more reasonable levels in mining towns

For prospective buyers searching for a home in Australia’s once dynamic mining towns, it’s as if the nation’s mining boom never took place. Median house prices in key mining centres in Queensland and Western Australia have fallen to below the average price of more than a decade ago. This has wiped out the capital gains of the iron ... More