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…
Five simple ways to increase loan repayments
August 29, 2014
Case study: family guarantees can help you buy your home
August 27, 2014
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.
Explainer: Capital gains tax
August 22, 2014
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…
Case study: finance despite a bad credit rating
August 21, 2014
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…
No deposit? No worries
August 18, 2014
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…
What to do when your loan is declined
August 14, 2014
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…
5 things first-home buyers need to know
August 12, 2014
Before you decide to purchase your first property there are a number of things to consider, including your current personal circumstances and financial status.
1 Think about why you…
When time is of the essence, call an expert
August 4, 2014
Sometimes, getting a deal over the line in time requires a conversation with an industry expert.
Late last year, Martin Jones was seeking finance to purchase a share in an investment…
Case study: a home for three generations
July 25, 2014
After her divorce, Rebecca decided to buy a house in which she, her mother Denise and her son Oliver could live. A local credit adviser was able to help, even though the family…
Buying a tenanted investment property
July 24, 2014
There are plenty of upsides to buying an investment property that already has a tenant, as well as a raft of risks. Here’s how to minimise them.
Purchasing an investment property that already…