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What are the upfront costs when buying a home?

What are the upfront costs when buying a home?

Buying a home is both an exciting yet a daunting experience. Here are the top ten common upfront costs when buying a home.

To stay or go during your home renovation

To stay or go during your home renovation

Take a look at some factors that you may want to think about before embarking on a renovation project.

Lenders mortgage insurance explained

Lenders mortgage insurance explained

While LMI may seem like it primarily benefits the lender, it actually benefits you too because without LMI you would be unable to get finance for your property purchase.

Finding the best home loan offer online

Finding the best home loan offer online

You can find the the best home loan offer by going with non-bank lenders or online lenders. You can easily apply for a loan in the comfort of your home.

What is a Principal & Interest home loan?

What is a Principal & Interest home loan?

There are a number of strategies you can choose from to repay your home loan debt. The key components of loan repayments are the principal and the interest. 

Top tips for house hunting with your partner

Top tips for house hunting with your partner

Renting can become unstable when you want to start a family. It is generally at this point when couples decide that they want to start looking into buying a house.

How does a cooling off period work?

How does a cooling off period work?

Did you know that you can change your mind when it comes to a property purchase? In most states and territories in Australia, property buyers are allowed to rescind their purchase contract. This can be done by taking advantage of the “cooling-off period.”

To fix or not to fix your home loan

To fix or not to fix your home loan

The main thing to consider when choosing between a fixed or a variable rate, is whether you want the peace of mind of a fixed rate home loan.

Upsizing your home: mortgage for your second house

Upsizing your home: mortgage for your second house

Buying a second home - whether you’re going to live in it or rent it out - is a major step up the property ladder. There are many things to think about, because buying a second home likely means that you’ll be responsible for another mortgage.