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The secrets to getting the lowest home loan rate

Did you know some banks compete to give certain borrowers a home loan?

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The Trump Factor – Will fixed rates protect you from volatility?

When US President Trump was first elected, a wave of uncertainty washed over the world of finance, causing investors to seek safe havens for their wealth. The 45th president’s election victory led to the price of gold breaking through the US$1300 an ounce mark, while US treasuries rose 10 points. There was also speculation that investors could start moving their money from shares to property – specifically Australian property, generally considered to be one of the safest markets in the world – as they wait to see the fallout.

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8 cities that are more affordable than Sydney

When you examine the average Australian house prices in December 2016 (according to the Domain Rental & House Pricing Report) the average price of a house in Sydney is $1,123,991.

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Will US rate rises affect Australia?

Last night’s meeting of the US Federal Reserve increased America’s benchmark interest rate from 0.75% to 1%. Leading up to this widely-forecast increase, finance industry experts predicted that rising US interest rates may influence Australia and other countries where lenders could struggle with increased overseas funding costs, and raise their own interest rates to compensate.

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The benefits of line of credit loans

Do you want more financial freedom? Have you got equity in existing property? Would you like to consolidate your finances? A line of credit loan may give you access to funds to purchase another property, invest in shares or take a well-deserved holiday.

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Can you afford a mortgage?

For many Australians, buying your own home is something you dream about (while indulging in a smashed avocado brunch), but is it an unobtainable dream?

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Renting vs. buying – what should you choose?

Choosing between renting or buying property can be a daunting process.

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How to find your remaining loan term

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