The RBA has once again put a hold on interest rates, leaving the cash rate at 0.10%. Despite this, markets are indicating a hike in interest rates could be sooner than expected.
02 Mar 2021 | 4 min read
Whether you're thinking of packing up and moving west or you're already resident to its charm, we've got your guide to the Perth property market.
15 Feb 2021 | 12 min read
Reportedly, 66% of Australians don't have home and contents insurance, but when disaster strikes, those uncovered are left largely out-of-pocket. If insurance talk leaves you in a daze, this is the gu...
08 Feb 2021 | 12 min read
Rates will stay on hold following the RBA's first meeting of the year. Meanwhile, new analysis suggests house prices may rise 30% over the next 3-years.
02 Feb 2021 | 4 min read
We sat down with an interior and exterior designer to find out how much it really costs to renovate your home in Australia.
22 Dec 2020 | 10 min read
You wouldn't get into business with someone without knowing them first. A mortgage broker should be the same. Here are 21 questions to ask before signing.
22 Dec 2020 | 8 min read
Struggling to understand Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI)? Learn what this extra cost could mean for your mortgage and why you might need to pay it.
17 Dec 2020 | 7 min read
Confused about how to move forward with your mortgage after a divorce? Here's everything you need to know.
15 Dec 2020 | 9 min read
Unsure of how to calculate capital gains tax for your property in Australia? We’ve got you covered with eChoice’s ultimate guide to the capital gains tax.
10 Dec 2020 | 13 min read
Technology can get the best of all of us at times, so we've put together this handy guide for finding your bank statements for your mortgage application.
08 Dec 2020 | 14 min read
You've found your dream home and are ready to make an offer - but where do you start? Here's how to submit your offer to the agent or vendor.
03 Dec 2020 | 16 min read
The average Australian home loan size has grown considerably over the last 20 years. Take a look at how much the average Australian needs to earn to cover the average mortgage cost as well as tips to ...
02 Dec 2020 | 8 min read
Despite the recession Australia has entered, the property market crashing fears are looking up as experts explain the booming property market.
22 Nov 2020 | 6 min read
Consumer confidence in the housing market is up and ABS data showed an increase in new lending over August. Could now be the right time to invest?
19 Nov 2020 | 8 min read
A comparison of Domain house price data and ABS wage figures has revealed Australian house prices outperformed wage growth last financial year.
16 Nov 2020 | 7 min read
The September quarter hinted at a recovering auction market, with CoreLogic recording an increase in both auction volumes and clearance rates.
15 Nov 2020 | 6 min read
From spending less than you earn to having an emergency cash fund, this definitive list is the only health check your finances will ever need.
11 Nov 2020 | 5 min read
Australia's property market has ranked nineteenth in the world according to the latest Knight Frank Global House Price Index.
09 Nov 2020 | 9 min read
The official cash rate has been lowered by 15 basis points to 0.10% following the RBA November monetary policy meeting. It is the lowest it has ever sunk.
03 Nov 2020 | 5 min read
Lenders have been cutting their rates for construction loans to appeal towards the HomeBuilder scheme and lure prospective home loan customers.
27 Oct 2020 | 7 min read
The August unemployment rate took an unexpected 0.7 pts drop to 6.8% despite its previous continual rise due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus.
26 Oct 2020 | 8 min read
Perth is proving popular with land buyers. Recent data from UDIA Western Australia revealed the city achieved 3,322 new lot sales over the June quarter.
22 Oct 2020 | 6 min read
The coronavirus induced slowdown of the Victorian construction industry could see tradies leave Victoria for work opportunities.
21 Oct 2020 | 5 min read
If you're wanting to buy an older property for it's historic beauty, but don't know about the issues you might incur? This will help you out.
20 Oct 2020 | 8 min read
The official cash rate has remained on hold at 0.25% following the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) October board meeting earlier today.
06 Oct 2020 | 4 min read
Three months on, we look at the effectiveness of the Morrison government's HomeBuilder scheme and whether it has impacted housing sales.
02 Oct 2020 | 7 min read
Can you really buy a house with no money out of pocket? Read on for everything you need to know about no deposit home loans.
01 Oct 2020 | 9 min read
COVID-19 appears to have amped up the popularity of regional property as property sales and rental enquiries in regional centres skyrocket.
01 Oct 2020 | 7 min read
For creative and hands-on types, house flipping can be a fun way to invest. Before you jump in, here are the pros and cons of buying a house to flip.
30 Sep 2020 | 8 min read
Thinking of buying or renovating a home? Here’s everything you need to know about the government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder grant.
21 Sep 2020 | 16 min read
At its September meeting the RBA elected to once again leave rates on hold, leaving the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25%.
01 Sep 2020 | 5 min read
New data reveals that 1 in 9 Australian home loan holders have chosen to defer their mortgage repayments through COVID-19 induced repayment holidays.
10 Aug 2020 | 4 min read
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has elected to once again hold monetary policy, leaving the cash rate at 0.25%, where it has sat since mid-March.
04 Aug 2020 | 6 min read
As of last week, the four major banks have uploaded their data so Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) is now in full swing and credit scores are set to change.
21 Jul 2020 | 5 min read
Wondering where the best place to buy in Perth is? We’ve put together a handy guide to Perth’s most popular suburbs to help you find where is best for you.
10 Jul 2020 | 11 min read
Open banking - a data-sharing revolution - has launched in Australia and major bank customers are the first to have access to possible better deals.
09 Jul 2020 | 6 min read
The cash rate has held at 0.25% as the economic downturn continues and more Australians take advantage of low-interest rates through refinancing.
07 Jul 2020 | 5 min read
Australia's AAA credit rating has been reaffirmed by global ratings agency Moody's, giving confidence to Australia's economic outlook.
30 Jun 2020 | 4 min read
Thinking of buying in Sydney? To help you figure out where you want to be, we’ve put together this guide to Sydney’s most popular suburbs.
22 Jun 2020 | 11 min read
If you’re juggling a few debts, a debt consolidation home loan might help you keep your head above water. Here's how to get one - and the pros and cons.
17 Jun 2020 | 10 min read
Thinking of buying a home or investment property in Sydney? Check out eChoice’s handy guide to Sydney’s property market - including the best places to buy
03 Jun 2020 | 10 min read
The RBA has held firm in its rhetoric, today electing to hold the official cash rate at 0.25%, where it has sat since the emergency cut in mid-March.
02 Jun 2020 | 8 min read
Having trouble getting a lender to approve your home loan application? A guarantor loan could be the answer you've been looking for.
01 Jun 2020 | 11 min read
The golden child of the Australian property market, Brisbane has all the creature comforts of a capital city with a little more space.
29 May 2020 | 3 min read
An alternative to the standard way of doing things, buying property through a trust can offer lots of tax incentives and advantages to the right candidate.
28 May 2020 | 7 min read
Thinking of buying a home or investment property in Melbourne? Check out eChoice’s handy guide to Melbourne’s property market — including the best places in Melbourne to buy
27 May 2020 | 11 min read
Which suburbs in Brisbane are best to buy/live in? Your guide to Brisbane’s most popular suburbs in terms of price, investment potential and liveability.
27 May 2020 | 11 min read
Thinking of buying an investment property in Australia but aren’t sure where to start? Or perhaps you want to know how much you can borrow for an investment loan? Check out eChoice’s handy guide
18 May 2020 | 10 min read
Refinancing is a popular way to improve your home loan deal and save money, but what if you have bad credit? Your guide to refinancing in tricky situations.
15 May 2020 | 6 min read
The RBA has once again held rates as the "national-bridge-building-task" continues with its aim to ensure ongoing credit availability.
05 May 2020 | 6 min read
Tiny houses have been gaining popularity for a reason. Small, sustainable and functional, here's everything you need to know about the trend, including how to get yours.
18 Apr 2020 | 5 min read
14 Apr 2020 | 5 min read
Got a bunch of spare time on your hands? We've pulled together a list of DIY ideas to get your through this COVID-19 induced self-isolation.
13 Apr 2020 | 6 min read
At today's meeting, the RBA declared it would be holding rates, and we are unlikely to see further cuts. As for the future, it could be "several years" before rates rise.
07 Apr 2020 | 4 min read
Refinancing your mortgage comes with many advantages, but it’s not always the right choice for every homeowner at any given point in time.
01 Apr 2020 | 21 min read
Repayment holidays can help you to put a freeze on home loan repayments, offering a reprieve to those suffering Covid-19 induced financial hardship. But what do they really mean?
26 Mar 2020 | 6 min read
Not only can energy-saving home features shave some dimes off the quarterly energy bill, but new figures reveal they can increase the value of a home
18 Mar 2020 | 6 min read
The RBA has announced that they will be easing monetary policy, dropping the official cash rate to a new record low, 0.50%.
03 Mar 2020 | 2 min read
Not all of us can be botanists, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be able to enjoy a touch of greenery. The top-five plants for those void of a green thumb.
17 Feb 2020 | 5 min read
Even if you have a home loan, it's still possible to invest. Refinance your current property and use the equity to start building your portfolio.
13 Feb 2020 | 4 min read
Ever thought about cycling to work? Besides being good for the environment, as well as your hip pocket, it’s also gaining popularity in cities around Australia.
11 Feb 2020 | 4 min read
Do you know your neighbours? Shockingly, 50% of us actively avoid them. But with loneliness now classed a major health issue, could the solution be as simple as popping next door?
10 Feb 2020 | 4 min read
At its first meeting of the year the RBA today announced it would be pressing pause on a cash rate cut, leaving the official cash rate at 0.75%. But after months of speculation of a drop, as well as o...
04 Feb 2020 | 4 min read
After recent extreme weather events, many of us are beginning to investigate how we can live more sustainable lifestyles. They say it all starts in the home; so here's to starting!
03 Feb 2020 | 4 min read
Although traditionally coinciding with RBA decisions - and despite the likelihood of a held cash rate - big banks and small lenders alike have pulled the early trigger on home loan rate cuts.
30 Jan 2020 | 5 min read
Significantly more Australians are retiring with debt, making refinancing during retirement more relevant than ever - however, historically it's much harder.
28 Jan 2020 | 4 min read
Despite what you might think, saving for the deposit is not necessarily the hardest part of property investment. Your guide to the rules of househunting.
23 Jan 2020 | 7 min read
ABS results released last week show that housing lending grew over November, despite first home buyer loan commitments falling. What does this mean for the 2020 housing market? Is it finally back?
21 Jan 2020 | 4 min read
Despite original plans for it to begin next month, due to security concerns open banking (or Consumer Data Right) has been pushed back to start July 2020.
20 Jan 2020 | 3 min read
After a devastating start to the year, it was hard to feel positive, and consumer confidence fell to a 4-year low. But with the past week's milder weather, it appears things are looking brighter.
17 Jan 2020 | 4 min read
Fancy living walking distance to some of Melbourne's trendiest cafes? How about the iconic Williamstown beach? Take a trip across the water and behold Melbourne's most convenient western suburbs.
15 Jan 2020 | 5 min read
As bushfires continue to devastate our country, the outpouring of support has been inspiring. Celebrities, individuals, small business and even the Big 4 Banks have contributed to recovery efforts.
14 Jan 2020 | 5 min read
The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is now in effect, starting from 1 January 2020. The government – backed scheme is designed to help Australians get into their first home sooner. Here's everything ...
07 Jan 2020 | 5 min read
If you’re saving for your first home or wanting to boost your retirement savings, salary sacrificing could help put money back into your pocket.
05 Jan 2020 | 7 min read
Although 2019 has given property investors low-interest rates and good lending conditions, 2020 is another year. How are things looking for the year ahead?
30 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
Yearning to live walking distance to the cutest cafes and hippest bars Sydney has to offer? Look no further: the most walkable suburbs of inner west Sydney.
24 Dec 2019 | 5 min read
Don't know what a credit score is, in a funk with your rating or need some tips on how to bump it up? We've answered some frequently asked questions to steer you in the right direction.
20 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
2019 saw the cash rate drop to its lowest value on record: 0.75%. Now, market conditions seem to be loosening. Housing demand is high and prices are up - and rising. Join us for a year in review.
19 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
A lucrative hobby, beekeeping can help keep you in good health, all while providing you with food - and for surprisingly little work!
18 Dec 2019 | 5 min read
In a move to reduce ambiguity between banks and other lenders, ASIC has released new guidelines regarding responsible lending laws.
12 Dec 2019 | 3 min read
Before buying a home, it's vital to understand the costs involved, both upfront and ongoing. Knowing your financial obligations will enable you to budget better and avoid unwanted stress. Find out how...
11 Dec 2019 | 9 min read
Is it better to buy a house, rather than renting? While they both have their advantages, buying generally wins out. In some cases, it can even be cheaper.
11 Dec 2019 | 7 min read
First introduced by the government in 2000 but notorious for chaning its conditions, here is everything you need to know about the first home owners grant.
11 Dec 2019 | 9 min read
Known for its outdoor lifestyle, warm weather and tanned people, it's no wonder Sydney has an abundance of beaches to visit. Here are the secluded ones.
10 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
Your style-guide to renovating every room of your house to the stylish oasis of your dreams. Renovation tips for the kitchen, bathroom, spare room and more.
05 Dec 2019 | 14 min read
November sales figures are out and housing prices have increased in all capital cities, except Darwin. What could this mean for buyers in the 2020 market?
04 Dec 2019 | 3 min read
Amidst calls from economists that the economy is in need of a boost, the RBA has decided to keep the official cash rate on hold for December, at 0.75%.
03 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
Whether you’re a single mum, dad or the sole breadwinner, here’s everything you need to know about how to seek a home loan approval with a single income.
02 Dec 2019 | 4 min read
The latest information on the Melbourne housing market, including current grants as well as economic conditions. Everything first home buyers need to know.
28 Nov 2019 | 4 min read
The figures are in and Christmas spending is expected to rise this festive season, but how could small debt gained during the period impact loan approval?
27 Nov 2019 | 3 min read
Open banking is the next phase of the move to increase competition in the financial sector. For consumers, the move will make it easier to share data. But will it work?
26 Nov 2019 | 5 min read
Reducing the cost of a property purchase can be enticing, but here are some factors to keep in mind before entering into a venture with family or friends.
20 Nov 2019 | 3 min read
19 Nov 2019 | 3 min read
More and more Australians are retiring with a mortgage or working longer to pay it off. Here's why property ownership is vital and how to achieve it.
15 Nov 2019 | 4 min read
Since the Royal Commission, banks and lenders have been asking far more invasive questions before granting home loan approval. Don't get blind sighted - find out what they want to know with this guide...
08 Nov 2019 | 7 min read
Engagements are a happy time, but if you're planning on taking out a personal loan to secure the ring, be warned it could affect your home loan chances.
06 Nov 2019 | 4 min read
Managing your home loan repayments with a family to take care of can be hard. Take control of your finances with these tips to help you budget both.
04 Nov 2019 | 4 min read
Managing your home loan repayments with a family to take care of can be hard. Take control of your finances with these tips to help you budget both.
31 Oct 2019 | 3 min read
Your complete guide to credit scores and how they can affect you buying a house.
30 Oct 2019 | 4 min read
If low house prices seemed to good to be true - it's because they were. House prices are back on the rise, but there's still time to cash in while it's hot.
18 Oct 2019 | 4 min read
Australia's economic growth found to be weaker than previously imagined as headwinds from the US-China trade war and Brexit stunt economic growth.
17 Oct 2019 | 3 min read
ANZ, NAB, and Westpac have all welcomed the news of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigation into banking.
16 Oct 2019 | 3 min read
With tax returns coming in, here's how Aussies will be spending the extra cash and what this means for the housing market.
16 Oct 2019 | 4 min read
Is Airbnb better than a long – term tenant or is it too good to be true? We breakdown the factors that can make or break your profitability on Airbnb.
02 Oct 2019 | 6 min read
Home loan applicants may be surprised at what can affect their borrowing power. Gambling, Netflix, and IVF plans have all affected borrowers in the past.
01 Oct 2019 | 4 min read
The Reserve Bank Of Australia has dropped interest rates due to current employment rates which economists believe will boost increasing home prices.
27 Sep 2019 | 5 min read
Whether you're buying your first home, your next home or an investment, it's important to understand the interest rates that apply to your home loan.
26 Sep 2019 | 4 min read
Cutting the cash rate has left lenders competing for your business, some offering the lowest rates ever recorded. Here's what that means for consumers.
24 Sep 2019 | 4 min read
Spring usually marks the beginning of a popular time to buy and sell. But, with mixed messages so far, should buyers have remain tentative?
24 Sep 2019 | 4 min read
When was the last time you visited your bank? With neobanks operating entirely online, you may not need to visit one ever again.
18 Sep 2019 | 4 min read
By now you've probably heard of the cash rate cuts, but have you made the most of the competitive rates? Here are some tips to help you get out ahead.
18 Sep 2019 | 3 min read
Despite predictions of cuts in the coming months, the RBA has decided to leave the official cash rate on hold for September. At the same time, many economists are frantic at the prospect of a looming ...
03 Sep 2019 | 5 min read
Forego the guest bedroom and get inspired with these practical and aesthetically pleasing designs.
27 Aug 2019 | 5 min read
Make some extra money and meet your savings goals faster with a cheeky side hustle. Here are our top 5.
27 Aug 2019 | 5 min read
When a borrower pays their mortgage off earlier than the loan term, they save thousands in interest. Here's how to make this a reality.
19 Aug 2019 | 4 min read
09 Aug 2019 | 3 min read
Discover the best tips and tricks to ensure your home will satisfy your needs long after settlement. We help you understand what your non-negotiabes are.
06 Aug 2019 | 4 min read
From intimidating jargon to property commitment issues, we walk through the most common fears felt by first home buyers and how to overcome them.
06 Aug 2019 | 4 min read
RBA have decided to hold the current cash rate at 1.00% - as national dwelling prices rise - but what brought on the rise and how long will it last? eChoice examines.
06 Aug 2019 | 5 min read
2019 House Awards winners announced! Have a look at some of the best and most stunning residential design Australia has to offer.
30 Jul 2019 | 5 min read
With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum becoming more mainstream, some of us are still here wondering how cryptocurrency is earned, saved or spent. More recently, we are left asking ...
23 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
Wondering how much to borrow or what amount is even available to you? In this guide we break down the common questions around borrowing power.
23 Jul 2019 | 14 min read
What does rental yield mean and how does it affect capital growth? eChoice gives you the lowdown.
23 Jul 2019 | 9 min read
Securing a mortgage becomes easier as APRA announces it will relax loan assessment guidelines.
17 Jul 2019 | 3 min read
If going for a loan remains a big, old mystery, here's a bit of insight into what a lender is looking for, and how you can look better on paper, as they say.
11 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
You may already be aware of the government's tax rebates, but don't forget to brush up on how the rest of the information will affect you in the future.
10 Jul 2019 | 3 min read
There's nothing more satisfying than a perfectly curated pantry when you're looking to whip up a culinary storm.
08 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
This woman didn't need big bucks to be mortgage-free in seven years. Here's how she did it.
05 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
Scott Pape's the Barefoot Investor has formed a cult-like following, with many Australians swearing by it as their bible for financial success.
03 Jul 2019 | 4 min read
Australian housing affordability is the best it’s been since 2016, and the cash rate is the lowest ever. Find out how these significant announcements are linked.
02 Jul 2019 | 5 min read
With the end of the financial year drawing to a close, it is the ideal time to get your finances in order before the tax man comes knocking.
27 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
Packing up an entire house can be daunting, so we've collated our packing tips to ensure a smooth, easy and breakage-free move.
26 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
If you've landed your dream job and market conditions are right, you may be itching to dive headfirst into property investment; but is it possible?
25 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
Looking to raise your family in the cultural capital of Australia but don't know where to buy? Look no further; your complete guide to Melbourne suburbia.
20 Jun 2019 | 11 min read
New research has found housing affordability is at its best since 2016, with some cities faring better than others.
19 Jun 2019 | 6 min read
From a family backyard cricket pitch to the entertainer's pad; everyone's backyard needs are unique. Here's how to make your backyard work for you.
17 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
A cooling-off period can allow you to back-out of a property purchase, even if you're already signed the contract. Join us as we explain how they work.
15 Jun 2019 | 7 min read
From living with short-term tenants to leasing that car spot you never use - here are some sure-fire (and creative) ways to earn a little extra cash from your property.
12 Jun 2019 | 4 min read
With the TAS First Home Owners Grant limit set to revert back from $20,000 to $10,000 in July 2020, there's no better time to buy in this state.
07 Jun 2019 | 8 min read
When you're on maternity leave and trying to get into the property market, things can get a bit complicated.
06 Jun 2019 | 10 min read
Economists say that this may be the first of many cuts to come. If unemployment and inflation continue to stall, then a further rate cut or two may occur.
03 Jun 2019 | 5 min read
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appears prepared to drop official interest rates in June, potentially making it the first variation since August 2016.
29 May 2019 | 3 min read
Each Australian state and territory has its own version of the FHOG - here's your in-depth guide on the First Home Owner Grant Western Australia.
28 May 2019 | 8 min read
What is negative gearing in Australia and what are the benefits and downsides? Read on for eChoice’s ultimate guide to negative gearing.
24 May 2019 | 7 min read
An offset account is a feature of a home loan, which if used effectively, could save you thousands in interest over the life of your home loan.
23 May 2019 | 6 min read
You may have heard the term ‘mortgage stress’ but do you actually understand its meaning?
17 May 2019 | 5 min read
Learn what loan to value ratio means and how to calculate LVR yourself.
16 May 2019 | 8 min read
Whether you're looking for city living, a beachside property or a rural estate, these high growth suburbs offers both entry-level and up-market homes.
15 May 2019 | 4 min read
A recent survey has revealed that people looking to buy their second home aren't as financially confident or educated about real estate as you might expect.
14 May 2019 | 4 min read
Selling your home and buying another can be tricky when it comes timing. The good news is, bridging loans are sometimes available to cover the shortfall.
08 May 2019 | 6 min read
While home prices continue to fall, the rate is slowing. This news has encouraged the Reserve to leave rates on hold, despite inflation stalling. Why?
07 May 2019 | 5 min read
Looking at buying an investment property but don't know where to start? We've done the research and found the top five suburbs worth a look for property investors, as well as the top five suburbs we t...
24 Apr 2019 | 5 min read
Thinking about buying your first home in South Australia? You may be eligible for the First Home Owner Grant SA, which can save you up to $15,000. Here’s your in-depth guide.
11 Apr 2019 | 9 min read
Queensland's FHOG is one of the most generous schemes in Australia. Here's what you need to know about the First Home Owner Grant QLD.
08 Apr 2019 | 8 min read
If you’re a first home buyer you could be eligible for the First Home Owners Grant (FHOG) in VIC. Read this in-depth guide to see if you qualify for a first home owners grant.
04 Apr 2019 | 8 min read
What is the First Home Owner Grant NSW? Read eChoice’s in-depth guide to learn what the scheme covers, check if you’re eligible, how to apply and more.
03 Apr 2019 | 8 min read
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) continues to take the 'wait and see' approach. Economists, on the other hand, are finding it difficult to agree on whether rate cuts or rises will happen in 2019.
02 Apr 2019 | 5 min read
Interest rate and home loan jargon can be confusing to understand - that is, at least at first. Cut through the muddle; your guide to fixed, variable, comparison and everything in-between.
02 Apr 2019 | 10 min read
A new report reveals most Australian looking to upgrade to a new home are willing to head interstate - just not to Sydney.
27 Mar 2019 | 4 min read
Feeling strapped for cash while saving? Need a holiday? Check out these affordable Australian staycations.
26 Mar 2019 | 6 min read
While the term ‘tighter lending conditions’ sounds fairly straightforward, understanding how it applies to your finances in 2019 requires a bit of briefing.
22 Mar 2019 | 4 min read
The RBA Governor has reassured those panicking about the recent dip in the Australian housing market, stating national averages don't tell the whole story.
13 Mar 2019 | 4 min read
For as long as we've been turning houses into homes, there has been a textbook set of interior design rules to follow. From colour coding to Feng Shui, there's a lot to stay on top of.
12 Mar 2019 | 4 min read
The successful sale of your home depends on your real estate agent’s expertise. Use these tips to find the right real estate agent for you.
08 Mar 2019 | 5 min read
By leaving the cash rate on hold for another month, the Reserve Bank of Australia aims to strengthen the domestic economy amidst property market shifts.
05 Mar 2019 | 5 min read
Covering everything from ‘Best Swimming Spot’ to ‘Best Sausage Roll’, these awards crown the most quintessentially antipodean outlets across the nation.
27 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
From marketing to styling and nailing the right timing (yes even during a slump) - here are the top tips for selling your property during a downturn.
26 Feb 2019 | 3 min read
Think living by the sights and sounds of the ocean is beyond your reach? Think again: these Australian waterfront suburbs are actually affordable.
20 Feb 2019 | 5 min read
Whether you're looking to save more, get out of debt or learn the basics of investing - here are the money experts who will help get you there.
15 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
Thinking of renovating your kitchen? Take inspiration from these dreamy spaces.
11 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
A professional shares her professional tips and advice for clearing out the past and making way for a simplified and calmer future.
07 Feb 2019 | 4 min read
Whether you’re updating your interior style or searching for smart-designed pieces to make your home more functional, these nifty items have you covered.
24 Jan 2019 | 4 min read
If you're looking to buy a home but have no idea where to start, read up on these important tips to find the right home loan for you and your circumstances.
22 Jan 2019 | 1 min read
Are you looking to buy your first home, but don't know where to start? Well don't wait a minute longer, it's time to brush up on your home buying knowledge with our step-by-step first home buyer check...
14 Jan 2019 | 8 min read
Despite popular belief, real estate agents and statistics indicate that spring isn’t necessarily the best time of the year to sell a property.
14 Jan 2019 | 5 min read
Economic data shows that the Australian housing market is now at its weakest point in a decade – the lowest since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.
11 Jan 2019 | 5 min read
Liveability is a living standard measure that considers several crucial factors which impact everyday living and affect a property's value.
08 Jan 2019 | 5 min read
When it comes to buying a home, the biggest challenge many people face is saving enough for the deposit. But by making changes to your spending, you'll soon discover it's not as difficult as you first...
27 Dec 2018 | 7 min read
Minimalism, patterns and responsibly-sourced design: We take a look at the 2019 interior design trends you can expect to see take off next year.
21 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
We explain the difference between a mortgage's advertised rate and its comparison rate, to help make the home loan hunt a little easier.
19 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
Which suburbs are still in demand and selling like hotcakes, despite the cooling property market? We uncover the most popular Australian suburbs of 2018.
18 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
Is there a way for you to buy without having to wait for years while you bank the thousands needed? There certainly is. Find out how you can secure a no deposit home loan now.
10 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
Whether you're selling or buying, a property valuation is essential. But how does a bank valuation differ from a market valuation and why are they required?
04 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
With the Reserve Bank of Australia leaving rates on hold for another month, young Australians are taking advantage of the situation.
04 Dec 2018 | 5 min read
You've found your ideal home and now all you need is the right mortgage, but who should you approach for your home loan: your bank or a mortgage broker?
27 Nov 2018 | 5 min read
Calculating depreciation on an investment property may mean claiming more at tax time. Here's how you could reduce your tax using property depreciation.
21 Nov 2018 | 5 min read
Recent data suggests that while investor and owner-occupier home loans are dwindling, first home buyer mortgage demand is on the rise.
19 Nov 2018 | 5 min read
If you’re on the hunt for a new home, investment property or just enjoy looking at real estate, here are the best property apps to make your search easier.
15 Nov 2018 | 3 min read
If you’re looking to make a career change, then mortgage brokering could be ideal. Not only does mortgage broking offer you the opportunity to earn an attractive income, but it also gives you a work...
12 Nov 2018 | 5 min read
With Interest rates at their lowest and the population across Australia growing, many singles, couples and even families are looking to buy more affordable high density housing. Let’s look at this t...
06 Nov 2018 | 5 min read
As a mortgage broker, leads are essential to generating enough work to keep you and your business active. However, not all leads are equally as effective. Let’s look at which lead sources are the be...
02 Nov 2018 | 5 min read