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First Home Owners Deposit – All You Need to Know from Mortgage Express

Feb 19, 2020 1:54:44 PM Share this:

On 1 January 2020, the Australian Government’s First Home Owners Deposit Scheme kicked off and already hundreds of Aussies have signed up to the scheme. Aimed at supporting eligible first home buyers purchase a home sooner, the scheme allows first home buyers to put down just five per cent deposit, with the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) guaranteeing the rest of what would normally be a 20 per cent deposit. Here’s all you need to know.


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Topics: Home Ownership, Home Loan Advice, Buying property in Australia, Australia Mortgage Broker, First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Former News Presenter Joins Harcourts in Brisbane

Jan 31, 2020 1:15:05 PM Share this:

In a huge coup for the Harcourts Group as a whole, former Channel 7 and 10 media presenter Bill McDonald, will join Harcourts Solutions, in Brisbane, as a Sales Consultant next month.


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Topics: Queensland, Sales, News, Press relese

Mortgage Express’ Vicky Devine named in Choice Leadership Awards

Dec 18, 2019 3:53:08 PM Share this:

Leading mortgage brokering company Mortgage Express has announced that Vicky Devine has been named Choice CEO of the Year. Choice Aggregation Services awarded its top award to Ms Devine during its annual High Achievers event, Platinum. This is only the fifth time in its 22-year history that the CEO of the Year award has been given.


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Topics: Awards, Mortgage Express

“Aussie” Auctions taking the USA by storm

Nov 8, 2019 1:31:24 PM Share this:

Expansion targeted at San Francisco Bay Area; Recruitment announced for Australasian auction leaders


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Topics: Press Release, USA, News, Auction

Harcourts expands in Perth region

Oct 18, 2019 4:43:49 PM Share this:

Looking to capitalise on the growing strength of the Harcourts name in the market, two business owners have opened the latest Western Australia franchise, Harcourts Initiative.


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Topics: Press relese, perth

Harcourts Named Amongst Finalists for AREA Awards 2019

Oct 11, 2019 9:59:04 AM Share this:

The list of finalists for the 2019 Annual REA (realestate.com.au) Excellence Awards have been announced and Harcourts has been nominated in four categories:


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Topics: Awards, News, Press relese, irene green

Harcourts International Strengthens Leadership with New CEO

Oct 1, 2019 1:53:04 PM Share this:

Global real estate franchise group, Harcourts International, today announced the appointment of Steve Caradoc-Davies as Chief Executive Officer to lead the 132-year-old company into the next era. Mr Caradoc-Davies will take over leadership of the 900-office network and approximately 10,000 team members in nine countries, from Mike Green, who takes on a new focus within the business. Both changes are effective 1 October 2019.


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Topics: Press Release, South Africa, News, Australia Real Estate, new zealand real estate, Harcourts USA, Harcourts Indonesia

Harcourts Takes Out Two Prestigious Industry Awards

Sep 13, 2019 12:42:25 PM Share this:

The 2019 Real Estate Business Awards counted Harcourts in its annual list of leading performers across Australia. Natalie South from Harcourts Solutions, in Brisbane, was named Business Development Manager of the Year, while Nick Bond and the team from Harcourts Huon Valley, in Tasmania, was named Sales Office of the Year – Regional. In total, Harcourts received a nod in 11 award categories highlighting the real estate franchise network’s success across property management, sales, mentoring and wellness advocacy.


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Topics: Press Release, Awards, News

The Harcourts Foundation Reaches $6 Million Milestone

Aug 19, 2019 1:35:04 PM Share this:

The Harcourts Foundation, the charitable arm of Harcourts, has reached the milestone of $6 million raised since its launch in 2008. That translates to 732 charities supported, 356 communities impacted, and over 970 grants made through Harcourts offices in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the USA.


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Topics: The Harcourts Foundation, News, Press relese

Harcourts Expands NSW Reach with Two Office Openings

Jul 26, 2019 1:52:53 PM Share this:

Harcourts Australia CEO Marcus Williams announced the expansion of the 400-plus office real estate network with the opening of two franchises in Harcourts Batemans Bay and Harcourts Cabramatta, based in New South Wales.


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Topics: New South Wales, Australia, News, Press relese