10 ways to cut moving costs
01 July 2011

Hiring a removalist can save your back and your sanity (as well as a few friendships), but it’s not without cost. To cut down on the final bill consider these tips:

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When would I refinance my Mortgage? Whenever it makes financial sense to do so
24 March 2011

Heard about Mortgage Refinancing? In the past, most people who took out a Mortgage persistently continued with it until they had paid it off. These days, people refinance their Mortgage much more frequently. The average duration of a Home Loan in Australia now is just 4-5 years. Here we look at some of the reasons people in Australia refinance their Home Loan.

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Housing Crash Predictions – Alistair’s Take
16 March 2011

Predicting a property crash in Australia seems to have become a type of sport amongst economists worldwide. It’s almost as if members of this profession are wishing a property crash on us. But how accurate are their predictions and should property investors in Australia be worried by this up-surge in gloomy analyses for our property market?

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The Problems with Cross Collaterisation
06 March 2011

A common piece of advice that is given to property investors by mortgage brokers, at least knowledgeable brokers, is to keep securities for each loan seperate, ie) avoid cross-collaterisation at all costs.

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25 February 2011

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

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