Lenders Mortgage Insurance, or LMI, is payable if you have less than a 20% deposit. However, despite what most new homeowners assume, this insurance is to protect the banks, not you. LMI covers the [...]
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Buying a home can be a stressful process, but if you follow these tips, you can make the home loan process smoother and increase your chances of getting the home of your dreams. 1.) [...]
Your mortgage doesn’t need to be a loan you have for 30 years. With a few changes, you can pay it off faster, saving yourself thousands and freeing up your money for other things [...]
When is the last time you looked at your home loan, the interest rates, features and benefits? If it’s been a while, it’s probably a good idea to look over it all and see [...]
Did you know, as of May 2017, the average Australian mortgage is $380,000? If you have an interest rate of 3.74% compared to 4.74%, over the course of a 25 year loan, you could [...]
Applying for finance can feel like a long process, especially when you are looking at refinancing. Considering how much it can save you over the course of your home loan, refinancing is something all [...]
When you decide to buy a home, it's easy to get carried away with looking for your dream home, but delaying the task of arranging finance will weaken your negotiating position on both the [...]
Do you want to get your refinance done fast so you can save more money? Sometimes refinancing can be a drawn out process. Your old bank or lender delays things so they can continue to [...]
Refinancing your home loan is often put in the too hard basket. The process of securing the mortgage in the first place is a big one. A refinance doesn’t need to take a long [...]
When you refinance your home loan, your home will need to be valued by the bank or lender to see what it is worth, how much equity you really have and what options you have [...]