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Property

Wondering what's been happening in the Australian property market space? Check out the latest trends and property tips here.

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Offset vs Redraw

Looking to shave years off your home loan? One of these two handy features might be the answer to your prayers!

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Our first home buyers checklist

Setting first home buyers up for success

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so we’re here with a checklist to make things easier. 

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Rent or buy? The pros and cons

To rent or to buy? Answering the age-old question

There’s a lot to think about when buying a home, but breaking down all the steps can help you better manage the process and reduce stress.

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Breaking down the steps of buying property

Guiding you on your mission to home ownership

There’s a lot to think about when buying a home, but breaking down all the steps can help you better manage the process and reduce stress.

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Home Loans 101

Helping you to find the home loan that fits your needs

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so we’re here to explain home loan products to help make things easier for you.

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Understanding Lenders Mortgage Insurance

Saving a substantial deposit for a new home is a huge challenge

We take a look at how you can own your own home without having to save a substantial deposit.

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4 ways to climb the property ladder

We take a look at alternative ways to enter the property market

With Australian housing prices rising higher in our capital cities, we have put together some tips on how to make your entrance into the property market.

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Breaking down 5 common home buying myths

There are several misconceptions surrounding the purchasing process

We have compiled a list of some of the most common home buying myths to help home buyers understand the market better.

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How Lenders Mortgage Insurance can help get your home sooner

Can you buy a house without a 20% deposit?

Learn more about Lenders Mortgage Insurance.

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Investment property 101

Property can be a rewarding investment.

Learn more about finding the right investment property, and what to consider.

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