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Tuesday, 06 December 2016 23:42

Pre-Approvals Explained

Pre-Approvals Explained Before looking for a house, many home buyers prefer a pre-approval in place first so they can enter into a contract with more confidence knowing how much they can afford and what the loan repayments will be. A pre-approval is actually a full loan application with the Lender…
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:32

A Breakdown of Upfront Costs

Recently, there have been a few rumours around Gladstone about needing a 30% deposit to purchase a house. This is not true in the vast majority of cases, so I’ve written this article to show what the actual upfront costs associated with buying your own house in Gladstone are; I’ve…
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 15:06

Renting vs Buying

Renting vs Buying – The Math The vast majority of the time, Australians purchase their own house simply because it makes sense for them and their family; but, if you’re anything like me, you may be curious as to the long-term financial effects of renting vs. buying.  When I purchased…
Saturday, 16 July 2016 02:05

Stamp Duty Explained

Stamp Duty Explained  Stamp duty is a charge which is applied by state governments in Australia on transactions relating to the transfer of land or property. It is paid upfront and needs to be budgeted for in addition to your loan deposit. The amount of stamp duty you are required…
Offset accounts and redraw facilities work in similar ways; they both allow you to reduce the balance of your home loan, and therefore the interest charged, by applying extra money to your debt. Redraw facilities allow you to deposit spare income into your home loan account, allowing you to redraw…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:15

The Home Loan Process

The amount of time it takes for you to receive a response to your home loan application can vary. An answer is usually received between two days to two weeks, depending on a range of factors. “For a reasonably straightforward application, it’s 96 hours to a final approval. But, depending…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:12

Explainer: Home Loan Pre-approval

Pre-approval is a lender’s assessment of your likelihood of being approved for an otherwise suitable loan. The appraisal is made on the basis of your ability to service a loan by looking into your living expenses and liabilities, your credit history, your employment circumstances and how often you have moved…
It’s easy to get carried away with the fun part of buying a property – looking at houses – but delaying the less compelling task of arranging finance will weaken your negotiating position on both the property and the loan. Looking for a property to purchase is an exciting time.…
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Gladstone, QLD 4680