Katy Holliday

Katy Holliday

Katy Holliday is a freelance finance writer at eChoice with more than 10 years of experience covering property, travel and lifestyle topics. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Griffith University, and a passion for nature and the environment. When she’s not at her desk, you’ll find Katy planning her next adventure or pottering in the garden.
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60% of Brokers View Interest Rates as Main Point of Attraction

Digital loan platform HashChing has revealed Australian mortgage brokers believe customers come to them purely for the interest rates they can provide.

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News

Moneytech Finance calls for extension of SME Recovery Loan Scheme

Moneytech Finance is urging the federal government to extend the SME Recovery Loan Scheme in the wake of continuous lockdowns.

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Property Investment

From the city to the country: 10 must-see properties in NSW

New South Wales boasts some of the most luxurious properties in Australia, ranging from city and country, coastal & inland. Check out these hot properties!

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News

AFCA Data Says ‘Responsible Lending’ is Top Consumer Complaint

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) says that the products most complained about in the past 12 months were credit cards and home loans.

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News

Impact of Sydney Lockdown on the Mortgage Industry

Two mortgage brokers in Sydney have opened up about their strategies and ways of keeping afloat during the current Sydney lockdown.

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Money

Budgeting 101: How to build a budget plan

Whether you're trying to repay debts or pump up your savings, budgeting is the key to success.

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Property

Aussie Borrowers are Keeping up with Mortgages as Economy Recovers

Many Australian's have been keeping up with their mortgage repayments throughout the pandemic, however there are concerns about borrowers with larger loans.

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Property Investment

New Home Enquiry Slows After End to HomeBuilder

Since the end of the Federal Government's HomeBuilder scheme, there has been a decline in new home enquiries. Find out what this means for your new home.

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Money

What are the Costs of Refinancing vs the Benefits?

Want to know the costs of refinancing your home loan before taking the plunge? We've outlined all the extra fees and options so you can make an informed decision.

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Money

7 Tips for Negotiating a Lower Interest Rate on Your Home Loan

Renegotiating a lower interest rate isn't as hard as you'd think - and it could save you a heap of money! Achieve your goals faster with these tips.

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Money

Ways to pay off your mortgage faster

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.

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Guides

What is a redraw facility?

Often touted as one of the most sought after features of a mortgage product, many of us don't actually know how redraw facilities work. We explain.

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Money

What are the hidden costs of building a home?

Building your own home can have many incentives, but also a lot of unknowns. We talk you through the hidden costs you might face during the build.

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Guides

What is an offset account on a home loan?

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.

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Property

CoreLogic report shows property market recovering

Despite the impact of the global pandemic, the Australian Property Market is making gains and showing strong signals of recovery.

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Property

21 suburbs to invest in 2021

Are you an investor looking for the next big thing? Look no further. The suburbs ear-marked to see the price growth in 2021.

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News

Broker market share reaches new record at 60.1%

New Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) figures show broker market share hit its highest level in history during the September 2020 quarter.

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Guides

What is a home equity loan?

Are you a homeowner repaying your loan on time and now interested in building your investment portfolio or wanting to renovate? Here is a guide to help you.

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