The recent announcement that customers who are still experiencing financial struggles as a result of COVID-19 will be given an extension of four more months to start paying back loans, is a welcome relief for many Australians. But for clients currently managing their own unique financial stress, it’s important to educate them that these deferrals […]

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In times of financial instability, every dollar matters – and that means it’s never been a better time to put a practical budget in place. But, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing such economic unrest, even the most disciplined budget-keepers have had good savings and spending habits thrown off-course. To help you stick to a post-COVID-19 […]

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Months of COVID-19 related shutdowns across Australia has caused many to pause and rethink they way they work their investments and also their property purchases. Many speculate a downturn in house prices, but the evidence has not yet been shown. So the important question for investors or aspiring investors is, ‘should you purchase during or […]

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Spending extra time at home has inspired a lot of people to consider renovation and refurbishment projects to give their existing home a new lease of life. And the good news is that, even in uncertain times, with property prices set to fluctuate as a result of the current pandemic, investing in your own home, […]

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With tax time just around the corner for both businesses and individuals, it’s not too late to start getting your affairs in order. Whether you are looking to purchase a home, have recently purchased or have an investment portfolio, it’s important to ensure you have all your paperwork ready to go. There are several tax […]

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As the impact of COVID-19 continues to leave its mark on a range of industries, real estate sector professionals, mortgage brokers and lenders are busily making predictions about what the future for property prices and property development might look like in the months and years to come. The forecasts highlight the potential for interesting possibilities […]

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The unprecedented event of COVID-19 has caused upheaval and uncertainty for many Australians, particularly with the loss of jobs or reducing income. But should you put off big purchases such as a home during this time? COVID-19 and the economy Although the extent of COVID-19’s impact on Australia’s economy is not yet known, it’s clear […]

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Getting into the property market can be frustrating. Once you’ve found a property you love and can afford, you’re faced with an even bigger challenge: How do you get access to the 10% deposit? The good news is there’s a solution that is increasingly popular amongst first home buyers who simply don’t have enough cash […]

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Thinking of selling up and downsizing? Maybe the kids have just flown the nest and you’re left with a house that’s far too big. Or you want to free up some equity for new adventures. Before you can enjoy the freedom of a downsized home and upsized lifestyle, there’s one challenge you need to overcome: […]

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Understanding how to manage mortgage payments throughout this unprecedented pandemic, can be stressful and confusing. To help you understand all the options available, it’s helpful to familiarise yourself with some key terms: deferred repayment (this is the most common phrase lenders are using at present) mortgage payment holiday repayment pause mortgage freeze repayment relief Knowing […]

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