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$1 lenders mortgage insurance for eligible first home buyers

You’ve probably heard something along the lines of ‘you need a 20% deposit to buy a home’, right? Well, not necessarily. Today we’ll look at two options available to eligible first home buyers, including a $1 lenders mortgage insurance offer that’s just been launched.

By |2020-07-30T01:08:01+00:00July 16th, 2020|Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on $1 lenders mortgage insurance for eligible first home buyers

Need to pause your mortgage repayments? Here are the banks’ deferral policies

This is one article we hope you never have to read. But if COVID-19 has impacted your income to the point where you may need to pause your mortgage repayments, then we’ve broken down the banks’ deferral policies for you.

By |2020-03-26T05:40:51+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Need to pause your mortgage repayments? Here are the banks’ deferral policies

Loan repayments deferred six months for small businesses affected by COVID-19

If your small business is being affected by the coronavirus your loan repayments will be deferred for six months, says the Australian Banking Association (ABA).

By |2020-03-30T00:08:50+00:00March 20th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized, Useful Information|Comments Off on Loan repayments deferred six months for small businesses affected by COVID-19

Buy now, pay later schemes putting young shoppers at debt risk

One in six customers who use payment methods such as Afterpay and Zip Pay run into financial strife – and ASIC is putting the 'buy now, pay later' industry under the spotlight.

By |2020-03-25T07:23:37+00:00November 29th, 2018|Useful Information|Comments Off on Buy now, pay later schemes putting young shoppers at debt risk

Having a managing agent vs doing it yourself

One of the biggest milestones you'll encounter on your climb up the property ladder is becoming a landlord. Which means that one big decision you'll face is whether to hire the services of a managing agent, or take on the responsibility yourself.

By |2020-03-25T07:12:06+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Financing Investment Property, Useful Information|Comments Off on Having a managing agent vs doing it yourself

6 Christmas tips to help you save this silly season

Most of us roll our eyes when we start seeing shopping centres spruik Christmas merchandise in November. While it's important not to get caught up in the festivities too early, now's actually a great time to start prepping to ensure a budget blow-out doesn't derail your mortgage repayments over the silly season.

By |2020-03-25T07:05:41+00:00November 14th, 2018|Useful Information|Comments Off on 6 Christmas tips to help you save this silly season

Farewell negative gearing and CGT discount?

You've probably seen 'negative gearing' and 'capital gains tax' in the news recently. That's because they're set to become hot topics ahead of the next federal election. Today we'll take a look at both.

By |2020-03-25T07:00:35+00:00October 10th, 2018|Useful Information|Comments Off on Farewell negative gearing and CGT discount?