How do lenders assess applications?
September 25, 2014

How do lenders assess applications?

Brokers can help connect you to the lender best suited to serve your mortgage needs by shopping around on your behalf.

Five qualities

In order to decide whether or not to provide…

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When was your last home loan health check?
September 8, 2014

When was your last home loan health check?

Circumstances can change, leaving your home loan less suitable than it was originally. A home loan health check can reveal if you’re paying too much.

What’s involved?

Your MFAA Credit…

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Loans for vacant land
September 5, 2014

Loans for vacant land

Whether you are buying land for an immediate build, as an investment or for a ‘one day I will build and live here’ dream, a vacant-land purchase can be financed by a…

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Where there’s a will, a Credit Adviser can find a way
September 3, 2014

Where there’s a will, a Credit Adviser can find a way

There are many paths to successfully financing a property purchase. Recently, an MFAA-accredited credit adviser helped a young couple, who had nearly given up hope, realise their dream.

If at first you…

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Five simple ways to increase loan repayments
August 29, 2014

Five simple ways to increase loan repayments

Paying off a mortgage can seem relentless – every payment counts of course, but it can seem to be taking forever to make a dent. Here are some simple ways you can increase…

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Case study: family guarantees can help you buy your home
August 27, 2014

Case study: family guarantees can help you buy your home

Don’t let poor credit stand in the way of achieving your goals. A family guarantee and the right advice can see you well on your way.

Matt and…

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Explainer: Capital gains tax
August 22, 2014

Explainer: Capital gains tax

If you buy and sell an investment property, you may be required to pay capital gains tax (CGT) on that sale. It’s important to understanding this tax when buying or selling a…

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Case study: finance despite a bad credit rating
August 21, 2014

Case study: finance despite a bad credit rating

Sometimes an individual is left with a bad credit rating after the breakdown of a relationship, and can be rejected by lenders because of it. But that need not be the end…

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No deposit? No worries
August 18, 2014

No deposit? No worries

If you have a stable income but don’t have the cash for a deposit, an expert may help find a way to turn your dreams into reality.

Robert and Brooke had a good…

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What to do when your loan is declined
August 14, 2014

What to do when your loan is declined

If you don’t receive approval don’t give up. Speak to a professional in the industry and keep your dream alive.

Penny Holland* had found her dream home and made an offer, which was…

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