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Save $1,000 by next Christmas by doing this one thing

If you’re the kind of person who has trouble saving, avoid complicated budgets and the guilt and stress that comes from unexpected expenses by following this one simple savings tip today.

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The cheapest home loans on the market

You might be surprised to learn that various lenders are currently offering some of the cheapest mortgage rates in Australia’s history.

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What is LVR?

LVR stands for Loan to Value Ratio, and is a comparison of how much you’re borrowing with your mortgage (the Loan) to how much the property you’re purchasing is worth (the Value).

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Using a reverse mortgage to pay for retirement

The average age of borrowers taking out a reverse mortgage is 75, so many Aussies are turning to reverse mortgages to pay for their retirement.

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Aussies flushing thousands of dollars down the toilet

Ever fancied the idea of flushing money down the toilet? It sounds ridiculous, yet many Australians do something similar.

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How do mortgage brokers get paid?

How much does a mortgage broker cost? How do brokers make their money? And can this affect which home loans your broker recommends? For the answers to these questions and more, read on:

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5 ways to save your home deposit faster

When you’re scraping by to save for your home deposit, the dream can start to feel more like fantasy than reality. RateCity has compiled a list of new and timeless ways you can save your home deposit faster.

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What is conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the process of transferring legal ownership of a property from one party to another.

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