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04 July, 2018
We often hear finance terms thrown around so it can be difficult to remember what they all mean. Here we explain the term ‘pre-approval’ to make things easier for you! Put simply, pre-approval is a lenders written assessment of how credit worthy...
12 June, 2018
Have you heard of the First Home Super Saver Scheme? If not, we are here to fill you in! The First Home Super Saver Scheme was introduced in the Australian Federal Budget for 2017-18, with the goal of reducing housing affordability. The scheme...
07 May, 2018
Renovating your home can be a great way to make it feel new again and could also add value if you are considering selling. However, you should ask yourself the following before making your decision as to whether now is the right time or not.Why am I...
28 March, 2018
Moving into a new house is an exciting time. You get to turn a house into a home by giving each room your touch, and imbuing it with the personality of you and your family. Kids get to set up their rooms, you get to turn your bedroom into your...
06 March, 2018
What steps can you can take to help get on track for home ownership? There are a few! Anything you do to improve your financial situation means you are taking a proactive approach to achieving your goals. Here we have listed a few ways you can begin...
05 February, 2018
Have you been considering purchasing a new car and have decided 2018 will be the year you do it? If so, it is important that you understand car finance so that you can find a loan right for you. To help make things simple, we have answered some of...
09 January, 2018
We have all heard the term ‘Interest’ but what does it mean when the word ‘Principle’ is next to it as well? Here we explain the two different types of loan repayments. Knowledge is power when it comes to finance.Interest only:This option requires...
15 December, 2017
General Manager of Bluebay Home Loans, Gerry O'Donnell, shares his predictions for 2018. "As we end the 2017 year, it is a great time to reflect and to assess what may happen in the year to come. We have seen another year of what can only be...
07 November, 2017
Choosing between a variable or fixed rate home loan can be a difficult task and you may hear different opinions from different people about which is better. However, which option is best for you is dependent on your individual situation and...
11 October, 2017
How do you know when you are ready to buy a home? Is it based on age or money? Perhaps both. If you think you are almost ready to embark on home ownership, ask yourself the following: 1. Do I plan on staying in this area? Location is one of...

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