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3 things to consider before buying a new home

With careful research and preparation, it's possible to find a home that will suit your requirements for many years.  Here are a few tips to help you make your next property p...

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3 big expenses in your late 20s

Picture this - you've completed tertiary study and have entered the workforce. Suddenly five, six or seven years have gone by and you're wondering, "what next?".  

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3 loan features you might not have considered

When taking out a home mortgage , there are many things to consider.

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4 signs you're ready to invest in real estate

There are many benefits that stem from investing in real estate. You can obtain a very valuable asset to sell in the future, secure a secondary source of income through weekly ...

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5 signs you need a mortgage refinance

Once homeowners obtain a home mortgage , they may want to avoid having to go through further paperwork and focus on their bi-monthly or monthly repayments.

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Rethinking your borrowing capacity

Existing homeowners with a mortgage may still be in a position where they need to work out their borrowing capacity.  

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Have you had a mortgage health check?

If you've been making  mortgage repayments over a reasonable period of time, chances are you're in the swing of the routine.

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How can I build up equity?

As a homeowner, it's likely you might have other real estate-related goals on your agenda. From investing in a rental property through self managed super funds , becoming debt...

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How to balance paying off debt and future saving

It's a common question on the lips of many Australian homeowners: "Should I pay off my debts or start saving?".

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How to plan for your future

Whether you want to own your own home, an investment property or prepare for retirement, planning ahead is key.