How to buy a hobby farm or rural property

How to buy a hobby farm or rural property

ASK CARL – Video series Lending criteria is a bit different for hobby farms and rural properties, so it’s a good idea to speak to your Mortgage Broker (hopefully that’s me). If you have any questions or need assistance purchasing a hobby farm or...
VIDEO – Why you need a home loan pre-approval

VIDEO – Why you need a home loan pre-approval

ASK CARL – Video series Why it’s a good idea to get a home loan pre-approval before you go house hunting. In this video, I explain what a home loan pre-approval is and where it fits into the home buying/property purchase process Thanks for watching. If you have...
The home loan / mortgage refinancing process

The home loan / mortgage refinancing process

The benefits of refinancing your home loan can include more saving money on repayments, flexibility, accessing equity and potentially paying your home loan off sooner. Despite these attractive benefits, we’ve noticed that sometimes people can be reluctant to...
PODCAST – Pro home renovation tips

PODCAST – Pro home renovation tips

Pro home renovation tips with Claudia of The Renovate Avenue We discuss how to get the MOST out of your property with renovation obsessed Claudia Brda of The Renovate Avenue. Claudia helps maximise property value for her clients’ specific reasons whether they want to...
Newsflash – Banks Raise Mortgage Interest Rates

Newsflash – Banks Raise Mortgage Interest Rates

Find out whether you’re affected and what you can do about it You may have noticed in the media recently that some banks have increased interest rates on certain home loan products. The banks with the most highly publicised rate rises are ANZ, Commonwealth Bank,...
VIDEO – The benefits of refinancing your home loan

VIDEO – The benefits of refinancing your home loan

ASK CARL – Video series Check out Carl’s video on the benefits of refinancing your home loan/mortgage. Thanks for watching If you’d like more information, download our FREE Mortgage Refinancing Guide – The ultimate ‘no stress’ guide...
To fix or not to fix (your interest rate)

To fix or not to fix (your interest rate)

Should you fix your interest rate, go with a variable rate or split your home loan?… One of the most common questions I’m asked by clients is whether they should fix their interest rate.  It’s a question that can cause much confusion and is often a topic of...
Bridging Finance & Deposit Bonds

Bridging Finance & Deposit Bonds

How to buy a new property when you haven’t sold your current home When selling one property and purchasing another, the funds from the sale may not be available in time to use for the purchase deposit.  There are typically two options in this scenario: a...
Dream Home Movement Podcast

Dream Home Movement Podcast

Our Community Engagement Manager Jo co-hosts a popular podcast and radio show on 98.7 RPPFM. Jo’s co-host Tara Vandeligt is the Founder of Building Dreams. Mornington Peninsula. Their show the Dream Home Movement airs live every Thursday night. If you miss the...
The Benefits of Working with a Mortgage Broker

The Benefits of Working with a Mortgage Broker

Securing a home loan can be time consuming, confusing and at times frustrating. An experienced Mortgage Broker uses their expertise to remove the overwhelm, save you time and money and make sure that you are placed in the right home loan for your circumstances When I...
How does a Guarantor Loan Work?

How does a Guarantor Loan Work?

A Guarantor Loan helps you get into your own home sooner. In my years of helping families buy their first homes one of the biggest barriers I’ve seen people face is saving the deposit.  They may be earning a good income, but paying rent prevents them from saving. For...