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How does LVR work?

How does LVR work?

The term LVR is frequently mentioned when looking for a home loan, but what does it actually mean? We’re here to help you understand what it is, how it's calculated and why it’s so important.

Why does a comparison rate matter?

Why does a comparison rate matter?

Lenders often love to advertise low home loan interest rates, but comparison rates sometimes tell a different story. We explain what a comparison rate is, how it’s calculated, and why it matters when it comes to choosing your next home loan.

First Home Buyers - Is now a good opportunity to buy?

First Home Buyers - Is now a good opportunity to buy?

We're here to help walk you through the process of buying your first home, including when is the right time to get your foot in the property market, and which grants or schemes may be available to help you get there.

How to take advantage of the $25k HomeBuilder grant

How to take advantage of the $25k HomeBuilder grant

Australian homeowners now have the chance to receive a $25,000 gift to put towards the building of your new home or renovations through the Government’s $25k HomeBuilder grant.

How an online property auction works

How an online property auction works

Many things have changed as a result of the coronavirus, including the way we buy and sell property. Here’s how an online auction works.

What is a property valuation and how is it calculated?

What is a property valuation and how is it calculated?

Before you buy a home, lenders usually do a valuation of your property to determine how much it’s worth and how much they should lend you - so what ingredients go into making a valuation?

Should I buy or sell a house during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Should I buy or sell a house during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Amid the economic upheaval of the COVID-19 crisis, many people are facing a dilemma about whether they should buy into the property market or maybe just get out altogether. We weigh up the options.

5 easy home improvements during coronavirus lockdown

5 easy home improvements during coronavirus lockdown

DIY is taking off as Australians take on new projects while they are in lock down. Here are some of the best home improvement ideas.

How to buy a home virtually in the time of coronavirus

How to buy a home virtually in the time of coronavirus

Buying a property during a pandemic is unchartered territory for all of us, but the real estate industry is finding creative ways to get around social distancing rules.