Whether you are saving to buy your first home, or add another investment property to your portfolio, finding smart ways to save money is always a positive thing. Think you can’t boost your savings? Think again. A careful exploration of your bank statements will remind you what you are spending and what you can do […]

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That dusty, dirt block may not be as glamorous as the property that promises ‘nothing to do but move in and enjoy’ but, for many Australians keen to get their foot in the property market, investing in raw land is a smart step towards building a property portfolio. With the right research and knowledge at […]

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Saving for a home deposit while paying hefty rental fees can make buying your first investment property or home challenging. But the good news is that, with a professional mortgage broker by your side to give you access to a wide variety of potential lenders, you can be approved for a mortgage based on your […]

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COVID-19 has changed a lot of things, including the way banks and financial institutions interact with their customers. The impact on the mortgage industry has seen the innovation of online mortgage applications, supported by electronic documentation and the rise of video calls replacing the once-traditional face-to-face meetings. To find out more about what other ways […]

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It’s a new way of living that has seen once stable ways of doing business flip completely, and the aftermath is yet to be fully realised. By working at home instead of the office, the once-stable industry of commercial office space has taken a hit and for anyone interested in commercial property investment, it’s a […]

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Preparing your property for the bushfire season is a critical part of protecting your property’s value and the safety of everyone who lives there. Exactly what is legally required of property owners when it comes to preparing your home for the fire season depends on your own state and local municipality regulations but to give […]

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The news that The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate by 0.15 percentage points reflects the first change since the previous historic low of 0.25 per cent was announced in March. With the cash rate now sitting at just 0.10 per cent, many leading Australian economists have called the cut a […]

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Using the internet for business does have advantages but it can also  expose you to scams and digital security threats that can compromise your  financial wellbeing. To help protect your business from cyber security threats, try these helpful tips: Back-up all important data All your important business data – including your business website – must […]

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The local fight against COVID-19 isn’t over yet and as we come out of lock-down across the country, the risks of further infections are real, unless we all embrace a new normal to live our lives by. According to research from the Grattan Institute, modelling shows that reopening shops, schools, and workplaces heightens the risk […]

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COVID-19 is far from over but as the impact of the pandemic continues to shift and evolve, the effect on the Australian real estate market is becoming clearer. As predicted, property prices are falling in many markets, while in some cities less affected by the recent lock-downs, such as Adelaide and Perth, the market has […]

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