'Finance' Category

  • Nov
    19
    2009

    Can’t make your Payment? Act! Don’t Hide; there is an answer!

    photo credit: TheTruthAbout…   What to do if I am struggling with my Mortgage Repayments?   If you are in the verge of missing your mortgage repayments, then call your lender now and make some arrangements. Most Lenders don’t want to foreclose on your property and will be willing to work with you IF you […]

  • Nov
    10
    2009

    Mortgage Broker? … He /She could be your best friend for LIFE!

    photo credit: David 23 Tips for Choosing the best Mortgage Broker   If you plan on buying a new home and or refinancing your current home then it is best to work with a reputable mortgage broker. When choosing a mortgage broker, you should into account their experience and what they can do for you […]

  • Nov
    03
    2009

    Want to Own a Home Unit? Strata Title! Body Corporate! Tell me MORE!

    photo credit: yeowatzup photo credit: AndyFitz If my property is a unit, do I have to pay for Body Corporate Fees?   When you buy a property and if it is a unit, there are certain conditions that you may want to take into account.  One example of this kind of property is an apartment […]

  • Aug
    07
    2009

    Interest Rates: They Might be Hitting Bottom

    Rates hit bottom but hikes not imminent Reserve Bank Board meeting •    The Reserve Bank (RBA) has left the cash rate unchanged at a 49-year low of 3.00 per cent. •    The RBA has removed its easing bias (inclination to cut rates). For the past two meetings, the RBA indicated that there was scope to […]

  • Jul
    11
    2009

    Our Country’s Balance Sheet

    Household wealth slides to 3 1/2 year low as foreign investment in Australia shares rise

  • Jun
    26
    2009

    IMF commentary on Australia; we’re looking pretty good!

    The Reserve Bank of Australia should provide the first line of defence for the economy, should it be necessary, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has claimed, and should take extra caution when it moves to lift the cash rate. In a consultation paper on the Australian economy released yesterday, the IMF praised the government’s stimulus […]

  • Jun
    13
    2009

    Happy Days! here again or not yet?

        Optimism abounds!   Housing jumps again!   Consumer sentiment; Housing finance   ·         The consumer sentiment index has surged out of recession territory. The index rose by 12.7 per cent – the biggest monthly surge in 22 years. The index is now at 17 month highs. ·         The number of new housing loans […]

  • May
    27
    2009

    Interest Rates and the Big 4!

        The following article is comes from the Sydney Morning Herald. With the concentration of market power in the hands of the Big 4, it pays borrowers to use a Broker to explore non bank loan alternatives.   Nova Star has a number of loan alternatives for home and investment loans where you are […]

  • Feb
    28
    2009

    So! How’s your credit rating?

        The face of the world is changing.    The world is a different place from 12 months ago, and it is certainly not the same as it was even a few weeks ago.   These are new and very uncertain times and the latest developments in the local financial markets are sparking many questions from […]

  • Jul
    23
    2008

    First Home Owners Guide

    The process of purchasing your first home is certainly a challenging one. It can be broken down in to the following 5 steps. Planning Arranging Selecting Buying Settling 1. PLANNING Most banks and lenders will need to see your savings history for the last 6 months to show that you can make the repayments. Look […]

 
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