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First Home loan – First Home Buyer ? Let us help you!

May 8, 2018

First Home loan ? It’s a big wide world out there and let’s face it, you have never experienced buying a property before. It really is a time when you need to seek the services of a Better Choice Broker to assist you in the areas of: How much deposit will you require? What are […]

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Investing in houses can make you money, but how far do you go?

March 2, 2018

THE aim of the game Monopoly is to collect as many houses as you can, the more expensive the better, if you want to win. This game is being played out in real life by hundreds of thousands of Australians who are collecting properties in an effort to build wealth or prestige. From holiday homes […]

FIRST HOME BUYERS GRANT…… 1% Deposit, $10K first home buyers grant, free stamp duty AND $2k!

February 23, 2018

Has there been a better time in recent memory for first home buyers to get on the property ladder? Let’s be honest, Perth property has been pretty stagnant for the last few years but there is some distinct signs of life as prices in certain areas start to move. Everyone knows that as a first […]

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NAB to remediate 2,300 home loan customers

February 7, 2018

NAB has commenced the NAB remediation program for some of its customers, after a review identified their home loan may not have been established in accordance with NAB’s policies. It follows the completion of an extensive review by NAB which identified around 2,300 home loans since 2013 that may have been submitted without accurate customer […]

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Borrowers bargaining for better mortgage deals

December 16, 2017

  A new survey has found that a third of Australians have successfully negotiated a better deal on their mortgage. The survey by finder.com.au revealed that 33 per cent of the 1,286 respondents managed to successfully bargain for a lower interest rate on their home loan. From the 43 per cent of home owners that […]

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Looking for love: The best places to swipe right in Perth

December 16, 2017

With nearly one in four West Australians living alone, suburbs that offer lifestyle, amenities and accessibility are a lure to these singles. Living in or near a city means shops, bars, restaurants, and cultural and leisure activities are all within reach and the type of housing stock usually suits those who live alone. Single people […]

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Government to implement faster payment terms for SMEs

December 5, 2017

The federal government has announced that it will implement 15-business-day payment terms for small business providers in response to a Payment Times and Practices Inquiry. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) released a report in April which noted that “late repayments have been a perennial problem in Australia”. The government’s decision to […]

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Interest-only mortgage borrowers in hot water as data shows less financial responsibility

December 5, 2017

Pressure is mounting on interest-only mortgage borrowers as new research shows they tend to be poorer money managers and present as “risk flags” to financial institutions. An apparent propensity to spend their way further into debt and forgo savings when faced with higher costs, and an increased tendency to sell their property if interest rates […]

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How superannuation’s blindspot for gig economy workers is setting many up for a fall

November 30, 2017

A rising number of self-employed people are failing to contribute to their own superannuation creating weaker coverage in Australia’s $2 trillion retirement income system, which has seen its score slip from last year’s world rankings. The Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, released on Monday, shows Australia maintained third place, behind Denmark and The Netherlands with […]

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‘Major flaw’ with mortgage comparison rates, says CEO

October 2, 2017

The boss of one of Australia’s largest home loan comparison websites says that mortgage comparison rates are now obsolete and “decades behind” today’s market conditions. RateCity CEO Paul Marshall said that while the comparison rate is a good concept, it is no longer helping mortgage borrowers as much as it once did. “The comparison rate […]

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