Blogs and Articles

How 1-in-10 first home buyers cracked the market 4 years sooner

Almost 33,000 Australians bought their first home ... Read more >
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Bar raised for borrowers: tougher home loan serviceability tests

Some borrowers will soon find it harder to get a mortgage after the banking regulator announced tougher serviceability tests for home loans. So who....
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SME lending options are on the rise, but how do you access them?

While many SME owners worry about their access to finance, a surge of new lenders and products is rapidly expanding the options available. And....
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Is a home loan lending crackdown on the horizon?

The federal treasurer has given the strongest indication yet that a home loan crackdown is coming, stating that “carefully targeted and timely....
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Top 5 property investor trends for 2021-22

With house prices going gangbusters in the first half of 2021, is it still a good time to buy property? The majority of investors think so, according....
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Only half of SMEs have recently been able to secure full funding: report

Almost one-in-two SMEs have applied for new funding in the last six months, a new report has found, and of those SMEs only half were successful in....
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Are you too loyal for your own good? The banks think so

The average Australian homeowner is paying more than $37,000 in extra interest over the life of their home loan due to the loyalty tax, and it’s....
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