Market Recap & Opportunities for First Home Buyers

Traditionally known as the buying season, Spring in Melbourne has once again found itself locked down for the second year in a row. The extended restrictions have grinded the Real Estate market to a holt with the banning of public auctions and in-person inspections. The impacts of these restrictions on the market have been substantial …Read More

Home Loans for Physiotherapists & Podiatrists

Are you a certified and practicing Physiotherapist or Podiatrist and looking to get into the property market?

Did you know that some lenders offer discounts to this group of health professionals when it comes to borrowing money, specifically discounts on Lenders Mortgage Insurance!

This is very unique and some banks recognise the stability of these professions and …Read More

When is the right time to buy?

Deciding when the right time is to buy property can be exceptionally overwhelming and challenging. In a world where information and social pressures are never too far away, the decision about when to buy is typically made more confusing and complex than what it really is. The extensive amount of information and influencing factors can …Read More

Is now a good time to refinance my mortgage?

Banks are continuing to fight hard for business amidst the current Covid-19 pandemic with many lenders offering the lowest interest rates in Australian history. Further to exceptionally low interest rates, some lenders are offering cashback offers of up to $4,000.00 when those refinance their investment loan or home loan. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) …Read More

What is driving the housing recovery?

Since bottoming out in May 2019, Australia’s housing market has rebounded positively in the last 3 months. CoreLogic’s national home value index shows Australian housing prices have increased by 1.7% since May.

Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, recorded a third consecutive month on month gain with cumulative rises of 3.3% and 3.2% respectively. We …Read More

The impact of Liberal’s election win on the property market

With the election done and the banking royal commission behind us, the property landscape now has a chance to reconcile and regain momentum. It has been an uncertain period within the property market due to Labor’s proposed changes to negative gearing, capital gains and various taxation rulings. The Liberal Government’s surprising win and ‘business as …Read More