Smaller lenders taking applications for home loan deposit scheme - Non-major lenders have started offering another 5,000 slots for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, which allows first home buyers to purchase a property with a deposit of 5% without having to pay Lenders Mortgage Insurance.
Credit scores set for Valentine’s Day boost - Tens of thousands of Aussies have an extra reason to love Valentine’s Day this year, with their credit scores set to jump after civil court filings disappear from their credit file.
How to increase your property’s value by up to 10% - Properties with high energy-efficiency ratings typically sell for up to 10% more, a review of international research shows.
Why don’t lenders drop my repayments when the interest rate falls? - A question that’s been popping up a bit lately has been ‘why didn’t my lender reduce my repayments when the interest rate fell last year?’
The race is on: thousands rush to apply for first home loan scheme - If you’re thinking of taking advantage of the new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme then you better act quick, as thousands of first home buyers have already applied for the 10,000 guarantees available.
How to avoid underinsuring your home - With Australia currently enduring its worst bushfire season on record, we all want to do our little bit to help out, so today we thought we'd discuss the important topic of underinsurance.
First come, first served: first home buyer scheme now open - Applications for the new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme are now open, with 10,000 guarantees available to first home buyers looking to get a leg up into the property market.
Season’s Greetings! Here’s to a prosperous 2020! - With 2019 drawing to a close, we hope you're shifting into holiday mode and getting ready to relax and unwind (or, at least, looking forward to a few public holidays!).
How to spread some free Xmas cheer these holidays - Did you know there’s around $1.1 billion owed to Aussie families in unclaimed shares, bank accounts and life insurance? With the festive season just around the corner, here’s how to find some long lost funds for you and your family in less than one minute.
Could you flick Netflix? ASIC updates responsible lending guidance - Could you say goodbye to Netflix to take out a loan? That’s one example corporate watchdog ASIC has included in its responsible lending update.