Good Mortgage Brokers Go Out of Their Way for Your Property Purchase

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Around 60 per cent of Australians use mortgage brokers to purchase property.  These borrowers are learning that they are often better off getting a mortgage expert to source their loan than just going into any-old bank branch. According to research from Ernst and Young, borrowers who used brokers to arrange their loans did so because they perceived: It is more …

The Ultimate Property Investor Event – Sydney 16th September

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There has been so much talk and noise about the property market recently that most of us are wondering where to go from here for our clients (and ourselves). To try and make sense we have partnered with “Property Buyer “ and several other prominent industry specialists putting together “The Ultimate Property Investor Event!” On Sat 16th September at the …

The Soap Opera of Today’s Home Loans

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Not long ago there were only two sorts of home loan; fixed and variable.  But now, borrowers can be very confused as to what sort of a loan banks will offer them. The situation now is as complicated as the old ‘80s sitcom Soap, whose catch-cry was “Confused? You won’t be after this week’s episode of Soap.”  Today’s borrowers may …

If You Want a Low Rate, You’ll Have to Be Good

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The recent changes in home lending that borrowers have experienced are tiny to what will happen in the next few years as the banks radically transform the mortgages they offer. Until recently, the differences between lenders was not that much more different than, say, Holden v Ford.  But, some changes are afoot that will make some of us bigger winners and …

Are Interest-Only Loans Now Dead?

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There was a time when property owners were advised that their investment loans should be interest-only and the loan on their own home should be principal and interest.  But now some experts think that borrowers should radically change their loan structure. The logic used to be that, as home owners were paying their home loan with after-tax dollars, they should …

State and Territory Benefits for First Home Buyers

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The first home benefits have changed dramatically this year with more changes due from 1 July 2017. All of the grants and stamp duty concessions are state administered so vary in each state and Territory. Most concessions for first home buyers have only been available for new properties. Now there are several states with concessions that include established properties. The …

New Benefits for First Home Buyers in NSW

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The NSW government announced today changes in benefits to first home buyers to assist them in getting into the established home market. Now stamp duty exemptions are available on established homes as well as nerw property. The benefits for first home buyers could be up to $34,360. Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony …

I Like to Party!

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‘Who’s a good boy then?’ I hear this all the time.  But I already know who is a good boy – its Mahesh Arora, Philippe Brach and Mihir Shrestha.  These are boys who won awards at my recent conference for all my brokers. I organised for about 60 of my brokers to join my team at an event in Sydney.  …