'First Home Owner' 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

 
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