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No full approval for auction?

As auction clearance rates start to warm up, it pays to understand how loan approval works when you buy under the hammer…

Design tips for a sustainable home

Whether renovating or building your home is a future plan or right around the corner, here are some tips for you to cons…

Can you afford an investment property?

The smart money knows to buy when prices are down, and today’s property market offers some of the best buying opportunit…

RBA slices cash rate to just 1%!

What a remarkable two months! After keeping the official cash rate on hold for close to three years, the Reserve Bank of…

Keeping it in the family

Parents can give first home buyers a leg up onto the property ladder without handing over valuable cash.

The top 4 first home buyer mistakes

We know there’s a lot of info out there about what you should be doing throughout your home buying journey. So we put to…

What happens in the cooling-off period?

Nope, we’re not talking about how to cool down in hot weather, we’re talking about home loans (yay). If you’re not too s…

How does negative gearing work?

The recent Federal election put negative gearing under the spotlight. We explain what’s it’s all about and how it can be…

RBA delivers long awaited rate cut

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has delivered some welcome and not entirely unexpected news to Australians today, wi…