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Property prices: 2020 review and 2021 predictions

Property prices: 2020 review and 2021 predictions

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.

A Christmas treat that will save you thousands

A Christmas treat that will save you thousands

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.

10 questions to ask your lender pre-settlement

10 questions to ask your lender pre-settlement

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.

Best new cars coming to Australia in 2021

Best new cars coming to Australia in 2021

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.

Top 10 electric cars in Australia

Top 10 electric cars in Australia

Compared to only a couple years ago, Australians are now flush with choice when it comes to going green with an electric car.

Buying inner city vs acreage - a comparison

Buying inner city vs acreage - a comparison

If COVID-19 has you thinking about making a tree change, here’s what you need to know about buying an acreage.

Home improvements to prepare for storm season

Home improvements to prepare for storm season

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.

How much does online spending impact your home loan application?

How much does online spending impact your home loan application?

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.

How to budget for Christmas

How to budget for Christmas

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.

Should you buy a home with a 5% deposit?

Should you buy a home with a 5% deposit?

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.

Property price update for major cities 2020

Property price update for major cities 2020

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.

What car features are most popular?

What car features are most popular?

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.

What are the most popular cars in Australia?

What are the most popular cars in Australia?

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.

10 popular cars with a car loan discount

10 popular cars with a car loan discount

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.

Understanding your credit score and its effect on your borrowing power

Understanding your credit score and its effect on your borrowing power

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.

Is it worth it to refinance your car loan?

Is it worth it to refinance your car loan?

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.

5 tips for home buying season during COVID-19

5 tips for home buying season during COVID-19

What will spring selling season 2020 be like? Here are some tips for those buying or selling during COVID.

What are the best compact cars under $20,000

What are the best compact cars under $20,000

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.