Making extra repayments on your home loan can be a clever financial strategy. Investing your extra cash into your home can speed up your loan’s life cycle, with the added benefit of saving money in the long run. However, care must be taken to ensure that extra repayments are planned and the right type of [...]
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With interest rates at an all-time low, and many lender’s fixed rates lower than their variable options, locking in an interest rate on your home loan to guard against possible future fluctuation may be attractive. However, it pays to know the ins and outs of fixed-rate loans before committing to one. When purchasing a property, [...]
Last Q&A of our Lockdowns series: FAQ #4: If I take a payment holiday now, will it impact my ability to refinance in the future? When assessing any loan application, lenders look at your serviceability - that’s your ability to make repayments. That includes your repayment record for any previous loans. So if you have [...]
Today we're sharing the 3rd of our 4 FAQs on the impact of lockdowns on your mortgage. FAQ: I lost income due to Covid lockdowns and therefore can’t pay my mortgage; what can I do? First of all, contact your lender or your mortgage broker. Measures were taken by many banks and non-bank lenders in [...]
Second part of our series of FAQs on some of the main concerns we hear from clients regarding the effect of lockdowns on their mortgage. FAQ: I have been approved for a home loan that has not yet settled and my job is impacted by COVID; will the bank still lend me the funds? You [...]
Repeated and extended lockdowns are putting a lot of pressure on Australians’ finances, and that Delta strain doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. With Greater Sydney in its third month of lockdown, many home-owners fear they may not be able to meet their mortgage repayments, as well as wonder what they can do [...]
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As we approach month three of lockdown, if you're currently Marie-Kondo'ing your home, but have really been meaning to sort out your finances, feel free to give me a call. We have been 'working from home' for a number of years and have all our systems and procedures in place to service our incredible clients [...]