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What you need to know about refinancing

A home loan is generally a long-term proposition, but in some situations it can make sense to refinance your mortgage. Read this guide to the refinancing process, and speak to your broker, before deciding whether it’s right for you. Refinancing involves taking out a new mortgage and using those funds to pay off your existing […]

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Australian Housing Market Report June 2015

Welcome to the Winter 2015 Edition The Australian Housing Market Report is your guide to the current home value trends in Australia. You’ll find information about what’s happened over the last 12 months (up until April 2015), as well as NAB’s expectations of where prices are headed in the near future. click here for full report: australian-housing-market-report

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Spring market update

With the footy finals finished, the election settled and the weather improving, the housing market is moving steadily along. We are definitely witnessing a solid market recovery compared to that of 2011/2012. Recently the crowd numbers at auctions and open-for inspections are on the rise, with this trend expected to continue, moving forward. Low interest […]

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Changes to First Home Buyers Grant

Changes to First Home Buyers Grant 1. What is changing? As at the 1st of July, 2013, there are going to be some significant changes to the Victorian First Home Buyers Grant (FHOG), as follows: 1. The FHOG will no longer apply to established residential properties 2. The FHOG will increase from $7000 to $10,000 […]

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What is a SMSF?

What is all of the hype around SMSFs? Well, its the fastest growing superannuation sector at the moment. A self managed superannuation fund (SMSF) is a trust where money and investments are held and managed on behalf of the members. The fund’s purpose is to provide benefits to members on retirement or death. The growth […]