It’s been a whirlwind year, but the Australian property market has mostly weathered the storm. Let's review the past year and what we can expect from 2021.
It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas and after the dumpster fire year that has been 2020, it’s time to get into the spirit of Christmas and reward yourself with a gift that will save you thousands.
Gaining an understanding of what you’re getting yourself into can alleviate much of the concerns you may have. Here are ten questions you should be asking your lender prior to taking out the loan.
While 2020 was largely a year to forget for the automotive industry, it paved the way for some exciting new car releases to hit Australian shores in 2021.
Compared to only a couple years ago, Australians are now flush with choice when it comes to going green with an electric car.
If COVID-19 has you thinking about making a tree change, here’s what you need to know about buying an acreage.
Most people don’t give much thought to their roof day to day, but in a storm, they’re usually one of the first parts of your house to cop some major damage.
Whether it’s a rare guilty pleasure or weekly occurrence, most of us love to online shop. But if you’re trying to get a home loan, online shopping may hold back your application.
The silly season is right around the corner and thanks to the dumpster fire that has been 2020, many of us will be tightening our purse strings a little more this year.
It’s a common misconception you can only buy a home if you have a 20% deposit. These days, you can get a home loan with as little as a 5% deposit! While this may sound like a no-brainer in theory, it may cost you more in the long run.
COVID’s impact on house prices hasn’t been as apocalyptic as first thought (some commentators had been predicting house price falls of up to 40%!) but they have dipped slightly. Nationally, house prices have fallen by 2.6% since March according to CoreLogic.
From Apple Carplay to autonomous emergency braking, here are the most popular car features Aussie motorists love, and what to look out for in a new car purchase.
Every month the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) releases data on which cars and models sell the most. In years past it’s usually been a mix of Holdens, Fords, and other large sedans.
If you’re reluctant to go electric or hybrid for cost reasons, for range anxiety reasons, or for practicality purposes, you don’t need to sacrifice your green car loan discount with these cars.
A credit score is important when applying for a loan. It has a big say in whether you’ll be approved and how much you’ll be approved for. Find out what a credit score is, how it affects your borrowing power, and how to improve it.
If you’re trying to save money, refinancing your car loan to a more competitive rate could be a good move. But unlike refinancing a home loan, there’s a lot more to consider than getting a better interest rate.
What will spring selling season 2020 be like? Here are some tips for those buying or selling during COVID.
If you’re on a strict budget of less than $20,000, you’re probably going to have to buy a small or compact car - most likely a hatchback or a small SUV.