Broking Breakdown

Where is the economy heading?

As we enter a new decade, it seems the only certainty about the Australian economy during 2020 will be continuing uncertainty.

2019 was an eventful year in the property world

Well if 2019 was anything, it certainly wasn’t uneventful.

Why you need to be careful with debt consolidation

Debt consolidation can sound like a great idea. Roll all your liabilities – especially the credit cards and personal loans at high rates –...

Missing redraw

Earlier this month the Reserve Bank cut rates again - the third time since June - to a new all-time low of 0.75% as...

Front book or back book – what type of home loan do you have?

For most of us, we have no idea what a ‘front’ or ‘back’ book even is but get it wrong and it could be...

Pay bills on time to get a better home loan

Most know we have a credit file lenders access when making decisions to lend us money. What many don’t understand is how it works...

Putting the fun into buying your first home

Buying your first home can be daunting. It is often made more confusing by help and advice offered by well-meaning friends and family. One first...

Maximising your property valuation

Property valuations are a critical piece of the lending puzzle. Lower than expected valuations can mean not getting the amount you needed, higher interest, lenders...