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The Importance of Loan Structures – Three Factors that are Often Over-Looked.
05 May 2013

While most people focus solely or predominantly on rates and fees when deciding on the appropriate loan, there are many other factors that should be considered and too often aren’t. For more sophisticated investors, including those with several properties, high income borrowers and those investing in commercial properties, this is even more so. Below are some of the more important factors in choosing a loan that are often ignored at the detriment of the borrower:

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First homebuyer grants must come back: REINSW
31 January 2013

The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) is calling on the state government to reinstate first homebuyer incentives following a decrease in the number of first homebuyer sales.

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Bank deals favour new customers
30 January 2013

In an attempt to attract new business, Australian banks are offering new customers competitive rates on home loan packages, but existing customers are not receiving the same treatment.

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Broke Aussies take up debt agreements
29 January 2013

Australians being hammered with severe debt problems are increasingly turning to debt agreements over bankruptcy, according to new figures.

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Rate cuts fail to lift consumer hopes
24 January 2013

The Westpac Melbourne Institute index of Consumer Sentiment shows consumer sentiment is failing to lift despite positive factors.

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