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Why it would be good if the RBA raised rates


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

Why do home loans get rejected?

Having a home loan rejected can be incredibly frustrating, especially if you’ve put a lot of time and effort into your application. While different banks use different criteria to assess home loan applications, there are a few common issues that could see your mortgage application rejected:


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 5 min read )

What is the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate and why should I care?

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate is the overnight money market interest rate that the RBA charges on overnight loans to commercial banks.


Bianca Bongato

Bianca Bongato

( 2 min read )

What is a mortgage broker?

A mortgage broker is an individual or company that acts as a middleman between the borrower and the lender. The borrower is usually an individual who wants to buy property, while the lender is a bank or a non-bank lender.


Bianca Bongato

Bianca Bongato

( 3 min read )

How much is Lender’s Mortgage Insurance?

Because Lender’s Mortgage Insurance (LMI) can be a significant extra expense when purchasing a property, it’s important to include it in your budget when calculating whether you can afford a home loan, to avoid finding yourself in financial stress at the very start of a 30-year mortgage term.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 3 min read )

The lowest rates from the biggest banks

Ever wondered which of the high-profile banks offers the cheapest home loan?


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 2 min read )

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.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

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.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 3 min read )

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).


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

( 2 min read )

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