The tougher lending criteria being imposed by the major banks, particularly in regards to living expenses, is silly and irrelevant, the former CEO of the Australian Institute of Professional Brokers has argued. Speaking to MPA’s sister publication Australian Broker, founder and owner of Melbourne-based Universal Wealth Management, Maria Rigoni, says the tougher rules are hurting […]
Almost three in five Australians believe the next generation will never own their own home, the results of a new survey have shown. According to research from Ipsos and MLC, 58% of those surveyed said the next generation will be forced to rent all their lives and never own their own home. Much of this […]
Wishing you you a wonderful and safe Easter and hoping the Easter Bunny brings you lots of Easter eggs!
Before you take the leap into holiday-home investment, it is essential that you consider all angles. This means taking your heart out of the equation and giving thought to rental returns. When deciding whether or not to buy a house or unit, you’d be best served to consider location first. In fact, location has a […]
The Cash Rate has not changed since May 2015!
An Australian lender has been fined by ASIC for overcharging its clients. Following ASIC intervention, Fair Go Finance Pty Ltd has paid $34,000 in infringement notices for overcharging interest and establishment fees on payday loans. Fair Go Finance will also refund approximately 550 consumers around $34,500 for the interest and fees it collected from consumers in […]
We have had a wonderful Christmas break and now back at work ready to help you achieve your financial goals for 2016 and beyond. If you haven’t reviewed your Home or Investment Loans in the last 12 months we recommend you contact us now to arrange a complimentary Loan Audit. There have been many changes to […]
Wishing you all a safe and prosperous 2016!
We take this opportunity to wish you and your families a Very Merry Christmas.
Before you apply for a home loan with your partner, there are a few discussions that you need to have that go a little beyond what you may know already. You’ve found someone you want to spend your life with – the hard part is over, right? Wrong. You know each other well enough to […]