How does home loan pre-approval work?

Buying a home is an exciting time in one’s life, and why shouldn’t it be? You’re making what’s likely to be the biggest purchase in your entire life, and it’s somewhere you could be living for decades to come.

How to negotiate a lower price on a property

Buying a home is probably the biggest single purchase you’ll ever make in your life, unless you’re buying a mega yacht or two. So is it worth trying to haggle a better price on a home? How do you know what the right price to offer on a property is?

Easy guide to home loan guarantors

Having a guarantor on your home loan application can give you the edge you need to seal the lender’s approval, but there are some things to keep in mind.

Navigating home loan fees

A guide to all the common fees you could encounter when taking out a home loan.

How do reverse mortgages work?

Imagine a home loan that actually gives you money and doesn’t require you to make any immediate repayments. Sounds too good to be true right?

Do you need a buyer’s agent?

Much of the effort associated with buying a property can be outsourced to a buyer’s agent, but is it worth the extra cost?

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”?