Guest Speaker: Economic Outlook – Jeff Oughton

  After the surprise election of Donald Trump a year ago, the world braced with for the economic fallout. Like so much about the Trump Presidency, the fallout is far from was expected. Our first speaker for 2018, Senior Economist … Continued

What to consider when buying a second property

Buying your own home remains the great Australian dream – and purchasing a second property may help you take your wealth further. Whether you are building your property investment portfolio, buying a holiday house or supporting a family member, there … Continued

How to get the most out of refinancing

refinancing Everyone wants to pay less on their mortgage, and refinancing is one strategy to help lower your interest rates, but is it worth it? We take a look at how you can get the most out of refinancing. Why … Continued

Are your rights sold from under you when you sell?

Attract more buyers and fewer lawyers When selling your home though a real estate agent, there are State Government laws with which agents must comply. If a vendor has any issues relating to the sale of their property, they should … Continued

Five Essential pre-auction-day tips

Five essential pre-auction-day tips After months of house hunting, you have found your ideal home or investment property. When auction day is approaching, it’s time to get serious about preparing to bid. Here is a checklist of five essential things … Continued

Time to ramp up your search!

Last Saturday was the last day of the Spring racing Carnival, still, auction numbers were still solid, testament to the robustness of the Melbourne market. There were some 924 options with 551 selling on the fall of the hammer with … Continued

The best apps to help you househunt, renovate and decorate

  These days finding the perfect location to buy a property and some great options for decorating it is as easy as flicking through your phone. This list of our favourite Australian location and decorating apps will help you both … Continued

Top financing apps and tools

Whatever your reasons, understanding your budget is key to living a comfortable life. Whether you are saving for something in particular, getting out of debt or just trying to stop spending so much money on food, noting your daily spend … Continued

Three questions to ask before you refinance

The home loan market is constantly changing, with new and attractive deals coming up all the time. Refinancing can help you secure a more competitive interest rate, access the equity in your home, add features (such as an offset account) … Continued

A breakdown of the 2017 Federal Budget for home buyers

Whether you are a first home buyer or looking to purchase your next property, the 2017-18 Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison on 9 May should, overall, give you reason to smile. The First Home Super Saver Scheme … Continued