Buying a property can be a daunting decision to make, but with a bit of risk management you can still realise the dream of owning your own home with a little less to worry about.
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.
Investment income can provide a welcome boost to your borrowing power, but it’s just one alternative source of income that lenders may use when assessing your loan application. We take a look at some other sources of income your lender might consider, and what they’ll want to see before they take it into account.
Is your mortgage due for a review? Find out if you should be getting ready to refinance this year. With interest rates staying low throughout 2016, you might be thinking about getting a better deal on your mortgage. We spoke to experienced Aussie broker and franchisee Nick Kwan from Aussie Ryde about when and why More…
Unlock the wealth in your home without selling – make your home equity work for you.
Whether it’s renting out your spare room, looking after a neighbour’s dog, or just selling off the extra veggies from your garden, there’s no shortage of ways to turn your home into a money-maker without having to sell up and move out.
Just what is equity anyway? How do you figure out how much you’ve got and then make the most of it? Get to grips with your equity options with our simple guide.
Having enough funds to invest in your next property can sometimes be in the hands of a valuer. Discover how to prepare for the best possible valuation result.
Put the value of your home to work to achieve personal goals, save money and forge ahead in 2017.
Understanding lending restrictions if you’re buying later in life can help you get the right result for your next mortgage.