Get the biggest bang from your renovation buck

Renovating can be a daunting prospect: from keeping your budget in check; to finding the right tradesman; avoiding additional hidden expenses; and attempting to replicate the results of your favourite renovation show. This article lists seven tips to help you get the biggest ‘bang’ for your renovation buck. Get the biggest bang from your renovation buck

Do you have the right protection for your loan?

Buying a property is one of the biggest investments many people will make in their lives. Understanding the different insurances that can protect your mortgage is an important step in not only getting your property transaction right now but protecting yourself in case of future events that may affect your ability to pay your mortgage. Do you have the right protection for your loan?

The Risk of Losing your Home

With housing prices souring, and mortgages getting larger, have you considered what may happen when interest rates inevitably increase? The unfortunate reality is that many families will face financial distress, rather quickly. This article discusses how just a small increase to interest rates can cause budgets to crumble and what you can do to prepare yourself financially. The Risk of Losing your Home

Should you invest your house deposit?

With property prices high and interest rates low, many potential homebuyers are struggling to save a large enough house deposit. With the use of a case study, this article discusses the pros and cons of investing your savings if you are a few years out from buying a home. Should you invest your house deposit?

Fixed? Variable? Or both?

With so much uncertainty surrounding who now has more control over setting mortgage interest rates – the Reserve Bank or the banks – it might be timely to think about your loans and whether they are structured to suit your needs into the future. One of the most obvious considerations for your home mortgage is whether a fixed or variable rate loan is best for you. An article that clearly explains the pros and cons of fixed and variable rate loans.