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Finance Update

There’s always lots happening in the finance world with interest rates and new legislation forever changing. What a year its been with interest rates continuing to rise, I’m sure you will agree those few months on pause gave us all a little breather! Our friends at the Finance Co. Group have given us their latest…

Wondering what your options could be?

No doubt, you have been bombarded with information regarding rising interest rates in the media of late. You are not alone when it comes to increased interest rates and feeling the pinch with increased repayments and a forever increasing cost of living. The team at Finance Co. Group may be able to request a lower…

Finance Update – Refinancing jumps 12.6% | Lenders hold back on rate hikes | Vacancy rate at 1.3%

Refinancing jumps 12.6% year-on-year Refinancing activity has remained at record highs in recent months, as borrowers continued to switch lenders amid interest rate rises, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Owner-occupiers and investors refinanced a combined $20.2 billion of loans with external lenders in June. While that was 3.1% lower than the month before,…

Getting ready for settlement day

Settlement day is the day you finally take ownership of your new home. But what actually happens? And what do will you need to do for settlement when you’re buying a property? Read our guide to find out. Settlement day is that much anticipated day when you finally take ownership of your new home. It’s…

Why it’s now harder to get a big loan

With an unprecedented number of rate increases this year, many mortgage holders have been left feeling the brunt of these increases. Combine this with inflation which has risen by 1% and we have all been left wondering when things will start to ease up. We recently reached out to our finance guru from The Finance…

What to do before you renovate

You’ve made the decision to renovate, but where to from here? The never-ending choices of finishes, mounting tasks, and escalating budget can feel extremely overwhelming especially for first time renovators. There’s so much to account for during a renovation, so knowing how to prepare yourself before you start can take a huge amount of stress…