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July 26, 2017

Yep we said -100% offset bank account- PAY LESS INTEREST ON YOUR HOME LOAN. Ok,  last week we gave you some awesome tips on how to reduce your home loan by simply splitting your monthly mortgage repayment in half and pay it fortnightly instead……. if you missed it check it here!   Well here we […]

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How the humble Aussie granny flat became something extraordinary

July 21, 2017

It may be time to update the term “granny flat”, because there’s nothing old-fashioned about most “secondary dwellings” across Australia today. Changes in legislation have made it easier and more lucrative to build a granny flat out the back, and homeowners with a big enough plot of land are seeing not only financial, but also […]


What we can expect from the houses of the future

July 21, 2017

Growing populations and energy resourcing issues are already affecting how homes are being designed today. But what will Australian housing look like in 2037 and beyond? Lachlan Grant is managing director of Happy Haus, which specialises in the design, construction and installation of prefabricated homes. He believes that in the future, “housing should be fit […]


Reduce Your Mortage Loan & Save Thousands!

July 18, 2017

REDUCE YOUR MORTAGE LOAN & SAVE THOUSANDS! JULY 19, 2017 Take years off your mortgage with one simple trick We are going to teach you 101 mortgage finance basics. If you are trying to organise your own home loan, through the bank that you have had an account with since you were a “dollar mite”, […]


Good credit report history now considered by Lenders. Whats your score?

July 15, 2017

Good credit report history now considered by Lenders. Whats your score? Like many Australians, Bernard Stahr didn’t know that two years of credit repayment history is about to be introduced to his credit report. The 49-year-old public servant, from Kensington in Melbourne, wants to buy an investment property in the near future but is yet […]


Bust the myths about regional Australian cities.

July 10, 2017

Investing in regional cities’ economic performance makes good sense. Contrary to popular opinion, new research out Monday shows regional cities generate national economic growth and jobs at the same rate as big metropolitan cities. They are worthy of economic investment in their own right – not just on social and equity grounds. However, for regional cities to capture […]


Property resales bring in $20.9bn in profit

July 10, 2017

Across the country, property resellers earned $20.6bn in profit by putting their homes and apartments on the market during the March quarter. CoreLogic’s most recent Pain & Gain report examined property resales during this time period and found that 90.4% of those who resold their property earned a profit – with the median profit sitting at $185,000. […]


Bankers slam SA government’s ‘outrageous cash grab’

July 10, 2017

The South Australian government’s proposed $370 million national levy on Australian banks has been labelled an “outrageous cash grab” by the Australian Bankers’ Association. Announced in the state budget on 22 June, the proposed tax will target the big four banks as well as Macquarie Bank, with a quarterly levy on bonds and deposits over […]


Perth ripe with future property buying opportunities

July 10, 2017

A recent article by LMW Advisory WA, ‘West VS East’, explains that there are many opportunities presenting to buyers in the Perth property market. We believe that in support of this claim it is worth further discussion to highlight potential areas of future growth and elaborate on why we see now as the ideal time to […]



July 5, 2017

AFG has today asked the regulator to keep a watchful eye on the big banks to ensure they do not use the Government’s recently announced major bank levy and their own Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) Retail Banking Remuneration Review as a justification to implement changes designed to reduce the financial viability of providing broking services […]

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