Deposits

Placing a deposit on a property; what you need to know … – Placing a deposit – How much will I need? – Deposit Bonds Placing a Deposit Placing a Deposit on a property these days is getting harder and harder as property prices keep rising and saving for a deposit is taking longer. About a decade ago, Australia’s property […]

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What costs are involved in buying a home?

Things can add up quickly so it’s helpful to have a clear understanding of the total costs involved in buying a home. The key things to budget for are: Pre-purchase inspections A pre-purchase pest and building inspection will show up any building defects, illegal work or pest issues that could be costly to fix further down the track. If you’re […]

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Selling your home? Here are the first steps to take

There is more to selling your home than putting up a ‘For Sale’ sign on your front lawn. Here are the first things you should check off your list to help you get the largest return from your investment and to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible. Choose a quality agent Asking family and friends who have purchased […]

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Small business finance without the bank

While SMEs account for 97 per cent of Australian businesses, it can still be difficult to make a case to a bank when looking for finance to start a new business or invest in the growth of an existing one. The good news is that applying for commercial finance through a bank is far from the only option. Personal loans […]

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Exit costs when refinancing

Refinancing can be a great way to save money if you believe you are paying too much for your loan, but there is more to it than just finding a loan with a lower interest rate and making the change. Before making the switch, ensure the savings you could make outweigh the fees involved. Here are the different exit costs […]

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