Should you fix your home loan interest rate?

To fix or not to fix? That is the home loan question plaguing borrowers now that home loan rates at historic lows. So is now the time to “lock it in, Eddie”?

What is a bridging loan?

Buying before selling. It’s a risky thing to do but bridging loans can help you, ahem, bridge the gap between buying your new property and selling your old one.

What is a line of credit home loan?

What if your home loan also came with a credit card? Well in some cases they sort of do, as that’s basically what a line of credit is.

What is a comparison rate?

Sick of hearing about comparison rates whenever a home loan is mentioned? You shouldn’t be, because the comparison rate is extremely important.

What is the Household Expenditure Measure?

When you’re applying for a home loan, the fate of your application can heavily rest on one simple measurement tool, determining whether you land your dream home, or feel the soul-crushing pain of being rejected for a home loan.

What are the different types of home loans?

Finding the right home loan can be a lot like finding a romantic partner. There’s many to choose from, but few to match your needs. Some will reject you, some you’ll dump after a while and some you’ll be stuck with for over 20 years.

The First Home Owner Grants in Australia

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.