If you are a first time buyer, the language of property and finance can be daunting. We debunk the jargon of some of the commonly used terms you’re likely to hear during the home loan process that may be helpful as you navigate the maze of property investment.
Finding your dream home isn’t always easy. There’s no doubt it can be time consuming and sometimes a little exhausting, and that’s why having help by your side could make all the difference. Should you use a buyer’s agent to help you along the way?
Heading online might seem to be a short-cut to finding the right mortgage. But with so much information out there, getting to grips with it could become a full-time job. Lenders are offering more home loans than ever and it’s tricky to know if the online advice you’re getting is right, let alone right for you.
Could an interstate investment be the right move for you? In the Australian property market, each state is different. Whether you’re a first time buyer, an investor, or a home owner looking for a change, buying interstate takes a little local knowledge. In Part Two of our two part review of Australian markets, we look at current state of supply and demand across the nation’s capitals and what it could mean for your plans.
Could an interstate investment be the right move for you? Whether you’re a first time buyer, an investor, or a home owner looking for an interstate change, as every state market is different, a little local insight could be helpful. In Part One of our two part review of Australian markets, we look at the ‘states of the nation’ and explore what’s driving – or impeding – real estate markets. Part Two looks at the current supply and demand across the nation’s capitals.
As Western Australia feels the effects of the end of the decade-long mining boom, cooling property prices are creating fertile ground for property investors. We look at five WA hotspots worth watching that your parents wouldn’t have considered 25 years ago. The decade-long mining boom well and truly put Western Australia on the map, but More…
When you’re working with a broker, is getting the right home loan the end of the story? At Aussie we believe it’s just the beginning. We spoke to Janine Ashmore, an award-winning Aussie Franchisee based in Darwin, who described why a good broker is for life, not just a home loan.
Aussie homes have a reputation for being some of the most expensive on the planet, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. While there’s more to the Australian housing market than its two biggest capitals, there’s also much more to the story when it comes to housing affordability. We’ve gone behind the scenes to find out what ‘average’ really looks like across Australia, and to see if you might get more for your dollar outside the south east corner.
Securing your first home can sometimes feel like a distant possibility. Aussie asked the experts for advice on staying motivated while you save your deposit and what you can do to be ready to make your move.
High auction volumes and clearance rates across Australia confirm it’s a popular way to sell and buy property, but could striking a deal before the auction date be a sure-fire way of landing the home of your dreams? Pre-auction negotiation may not be for everyone and in this article we investigate a few things you More…