Is Your Home Loan Protected?

Nov 8, 2018 2:49:06 PM Share this:

There’s no doubt that taking on a mortgage is a huge commitment; one that lasts for at least 20 years. So, what happens when things go wrong? You lose your job, suffer an illness, injury, or worse and you’re not able to meet your mortgage repayments? How do you ensure you don’t lose your family home? Take a look at these five things you need to know about home loan protection.


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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Australia Mortgage, Home Loan Protection Plan, Blog, property focus, Newsletters

Which Market Are You In

Sep 11, 2018 11:42:18 AM Share this:

The average time it takes to sell a home indicates the market climate. It is very important a seller understands which market they are in and the average time it is takes to sell a property. Ask your sales consultant about the current market in your location.


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Topics: Residential, Selling, property focus, Newsletter

Is Your Backyard Ready for Summer?

Sep 11, 2018 11:27:33 AM Share this:

Spring season is upon us and Summer will be here before you know it!


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Topics: Advice, Home Decor & Furnishing, Newsletter, property focus

The August edition of Property Focus newsletter is here!

Aug 23, 2018 1:26:16 PM Share this:

In this monthly edition for property buyers, sellers and enthusiasts, we look at why auctions are an option, plus our partners at Mortgage Express share their tips for using your home to buy other assets.


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Topics: property focus, Newsletters, property auction, Mortgage Express

The June edition of Property Focus is here!

Jun 15, 2018 4:12:54 PM Share this:

In this issue we look at the Pros and Cons of downsizing, plus our business partners Mortgage Express offer their guidance on interest rates, choosing between a fixed and variable rate. 

 


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Topics: Newsletters, property focus, Australia Mortgage, Fixed Interest Rate, Variable Interest Rate, Variable versus Fixed, downsizing your home, Blog

How to Choose - Fixed vs. variable

Jun 12, 2018 8:31:08 AM Share this:

Should you lock in your interest rate for a fixed period? Or take a chance on interest rates dropping even further and choose a variable rate? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to these questions. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of fixed and variable interest home loans.


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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Debt, mortgage stress, Australia Property, australia finance, Fixed Interest Rate, Variable Interest Rate, Blog, property focus, Newsletter

Lighting up the outdoors

May 3, 2018 4:57:53 PM Share this:

Lighting up the outside of your property is a great way to make your home safe while enhancing your home and garden at the same time, creating an atmosphere unique to your surroundings.


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Topics: property focus, Home Trends

Upcycling in the Home

May 3, 2018 2:14:15 PM Share this:

With the Winter season comes indoor pursuits. It’s the perfect time to clean up and decorate around the home. Try ‘upcycling’, the popular transformation of discarded or useless items into something new or useful. Here are a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: property focus, winter home, Winter, Home Decor & Furnishing, DIY, Newsletter

To downsize or not to downsize

May 3, 2018 1:40:23 PM Share this:

Whether you are retiring, looking to free up some capital, or simply wanting to de-clutter, downsizing can offer some real advantages – but it also comes with some downsides. We weigh up the pros and cons of making this lifestyle change.

PRO: A smaller home means smaller bills

If you are looking to save on daily living costs, downsizing into an apartment or smaller home usually means you will save on basics such as heating costs, electricity, and house insurance.


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Topics: property focus, Australia Real Estate, Newsletters

How to add value to your laundry

May 3, 2018 1:36:04 PM Share this:

The laundry often isn’t somewhere we spend much time on when it comes to renovations or updates, but it is a room where many of us spend a lot of time each day. The importance of the laundry in daily living means it could be a deal-maker for potential buyers, so consider these tips to help you ‘clean up’ at sale time.


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Topics: home improvements, Selling, Advice, Winter, property focus, Newsletters, property focus