Compare home loans from customer-owned banks

There are dozens of “not-for-profit” banks in Australia, known as customer-owned banks, which can offer some great value home loans.

Compare home loans with offset

An offset account is one of the many lending features available to borrowers – but do they help save you money?

First home owners grant & concessions for first home buyers

If you’re looking to buy your first home, you should be aware of First Home Owner Grants, which exist to assist new homeowners in buying their dream home. See what grants are available in each state and territory.

Your first meeting with a mortgage broker: What to expect

If you want to get the most out of a mortgage broker, simply knowing the process should stand you in good stead. Marc Barlow of Mortgage Broker Melbourne reveals the key ins and outs of a typical mortgage broker meeting.

How to buy property through an SMSF in Australia

A self-managed super fund, or SMSF, gives people complete control over how their retirement funds are invested, whether that be in shares, term deposits or property.

Refinancing a home loan in arrears

Failing to meet your home loan repayments? This is known as falling into arrears, which is bad news, but one potential solution is to refinance to a different home loan.