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Stamp Duty Explained

Stamp Duty Explained

Stamp duty is a charge which is applied by State Governments in Australia on transactions relating to the transfer of land or property. It is paid upfront and needs to be budgeted for in addition to your loan deposit. The amount of stamp duty you are required to pay...
Solicitors Versus Conveyancers

Solicitors Versus Conveyancers

A conveyancer is a solicitor that just deals with property, right? Wrong! The two are different and it is important to have the right one on your team to avoid paying too much while still getting the advice you need. Buying property is one of the biggest decisions...
Housing Affordability

Housing Affordability

We regularly hear about the housing affordability crisis in the news. It’s said that this trend will continue in Sydney and Melbourne for the next 40 years, due to demand pressures and limited supply. However, it’s not all doom and gloom – there are...
Speed Up Your Home Loan Approval

Speed Up Your Home Loan Approval

Asking how long it takes to get a loan approved is like asking how long is a piece of string. Every application is unique, so the time between your first contact with your bank or broker and approval can never be predetermined. There are, however, some things you can...
2017 Budget Plan for Housing

2017 Budget Plan for Housing

Following is an excerpt from last night’s budget: A proposed $375.3 million in funding for the new National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) will help to provide more affordable housing for the most vulnerable. This funding, which will be matched by...
Is A Family Guarantee Right For You?

Is A Family Guarantee Right For You?

Entering the property market is no easy feat for a first home buyer, but even parents who aren’t prepared to hand over cash for a deposit may help by being a guarantor on a loan. Before taking the plunge however, it’s crucial to be aware of the...