Looking to enter the property market and worried about how you’re going to secure your first home loan? It’s time to start making your money work for you so you can land that loan.
Qualifying for a home loan isn’t always an easy path. Aggressive interest rates, competition in the market and less than rigorous saving habits can often push people out of the property game completely – but it shouldn’t.Read More
Are you thinking about buying an investment property? Of have you got an existing investment property?
Are you thinking of making some money from short-term holiday rentals like Airbnb or Stayz rather than renting it out to more traditional long-term tenants?
Here are some of the pros and cons to keep in mind before starting out.Read More
There are certain things to look out for when selecting and applying for a loan for your investment property. Here we look at the main differences, the most popular loan types, and how to get the best mortgage for your situation.
Interest-only, fixed, variable, offset – finding the investment home loan that’s right for you can seem like a minefield of financial jargon and conditions.Read More
The home loan market is always evolving. Lenders are constantly adding new products to entice customers and build their market share. This blog post will run you through the different specials that are currently available on the market.
As a result of APRA and ASIC’s directives to reduce the effect of Investors on the property market, Lenders are trying to grow their share of owner occupied Loans. With that in mind, there are number of offers aimed at First Home Buyers and Owner Occupiers.Read More
Looking for ways to pay off your mortgage in record time? Whether you’re a seasoned investor or buying your first home, an offset loan can help you reduce interest payments, save on tax and pay your mortgage off years ahead of schedule.
With an offset loan, the borrower takes out a home loan and opens a linked savings or transaction account. The balance in the savings account is then “offset” daily against the home loan. So instead of receiving interest on your savings account each month, the account balance is offset against your home loan, reducing the amount of interest you pay over the life of the loan. This means you pay more of the loan principal off faster.Read More