'Home' Category

  • Jan
    14
    2010

    Factors that determine the amount you can borrow

    Factors that should be considered when borrowing for home loans. Normally, banks  err on the  conservative side when determining how much to lend to a client. They must also consider the best ‘business   interests’ of the bank, are you a good credit risk.   All the while ensuring that you are capable of making the monthly […]

  • Dec
    17
    2009

    Relocating a House. Plan Wisely!

    photo credit: jazzingirly photo credit: ElationAviation Tips of House Moving and how much would it costs   Home removals are generally very big, expensive, and timely procedure. The costs and expenses should be considered thoroughly to prevent unforeseen expenses and cost blow outs. This isn’t as simple as moving a filling cabinet it’s moving a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Oct
    22
    2009

    Get your “Dream House” checked so it’s not a Nightmare!

    photo credit: ChicagoGeek Is It Important to Have House Inspections before Buying one? Buying a home is an expensive process and there are many hidden or extra costs that you may not have factored in.  One of these is the building and inspection.  It is the purchaser’s responsibility to make sure the contract states that […]

  • Oct
    02
    2009

    Latest Commentary on Home Prices

    Home prices soar to record highs in August Monthly home prices 1. Australian home prices soared to record highs in August, underpinned by low interest rates, grants to first home owners and growing confidence about the job market. 2. The RP Data-Rismark Hedonic Australian Home Value Index – the largest property database in Australia – […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mar
    16
    2009

    BOOSTER for FHOG. Up to $21,000 towards YOUR new Home!

    Hello again.  Well hasn’t it been interesting a few weeks.  I can hardly keep up with whats going on things seem to be changing so much.  In this article I want to speak about the FHOG!!! That’s First Home Owners Grant.  I’ll give you quick guide through how to know if you qualify and when […]

  • 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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