How a health check can broaden your property horizons
October 24, 2014

How a health check can broaden your property horizons

A simple home loan health check led two police officers to refinance for a saving of $7600 a year in interest.

When police officers Ben Dixon and Sara Peters were looking for a home loan…

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Three things you need to ask your partner before you apply for a home loan together
October 23, 2014

Three things you need to ask your partner before you apply for a home loan together

Before you apply for a home loan with your partner, there are a few discussions that you need to have that go a little beyond what you may know already.

You’ve found someone…

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An expert solution to credit debt
October 13, 2014

An expert solution to credit debt

Dana and Peter put everything they had on the line to start a family, including their credit and home loan. With the expert advice of a credit adviser they were able to start fresh for…

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Why you need to know your interest rate
October 9, 2014

Why you need to know your interest rate

Interest rates are a big factor in each repayment and the total cost over the life of a loan, so staying on top of your current rate as well as the interest trends across…

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Case study: on tailored time
October 7, 2014

Case study: on tailored time

Tim Lismore doesn’t work traditional hours, so when he was looking at refinancing, he needed someone handling his mortgage who could meet on his terms.

With a job that frequently took him overseas…

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The added cost of purchasing property
October 1, 2014

The added cost of purchasing property

Buying a property carries more costs than just the purchase price, so don’t forget to account for these extras.

In addition to moving costs, council rates, strata fees, renovations and furniture, homebuyers face additional…

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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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