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Sydney a “tenant’s market”, but not every city


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 2 min read )

Why it’s now more important than ever to pay your debts on time

In 2014, the government introduced comprehensive credit reporting to Australia. This type of credit reporting has been used in the US and UK for many years.


Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

( 5 min read )

Warning: Part 9 Debt Agreements have serious consequences

With Australia’s household debt-to-income ratio being one of the highest in the world, individuals and families are finding it harder than ever to keep up with their repayments.


Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

( 9 min read )

10 questions to ask your mortgage broker

Getting a home loan can be a highly stressful experience, what with all the jargon and paperwork, not to mention the big dollars at stake.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 6 min read )

What is the Pension Loans Scheme?

The Pension Loans Scheme allows people who are at the age pension age to apply for a loan from the government to supplement their retirement, effectively functioning as a reverse mortgage.


Sally Tindall

Sally Tindall

( 3 min read )

Three mistakes home buyers make

Steady house prices and low interest rates are encouraging would-be buyers into the property market.


RateCity Staff

RateCity Staff

( 4 min read )

How to fix credit problems

Credit problems – who has them? If you’re reading this article, chances are you have, or you know someone who has.


Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

Merrilyn Mansfield & Carmel Mansfield

( 10 min read )

How to speak finance

Why do banks bombard us with incomprehensible jargon? And what’s with all those annoying acronyms?


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

( 25 min read )

Fast track your way to mortgage freedom

Paying off your home loan early doesn’t just free up valuable cash and provide the security of outright home ownership. It will also save you a bundle in interest.


Alex Ritchie

Alex Ritchie

( 3 min read )

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