Overseas Borrowers

Why Do British Expats Struggle To Get A UK Mortgage?

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 24, 2017

This article is for British expats living in Australia who need a mortgage to buy property in the UK. It was written by cherryfinance.co.uk , one of the UK’s leading specialist mortgage brokers and is an expert in helping British expats secure a mortgage. If you are British...

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7 Tips For Overseas Residents Borrowing In Australia

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 22, 2017

The past two years has seen a lot of change in non-resident lending policies and the Australian property market in general. For foreigners and even Aussies who have been living abroad for a while, it can be overwhelming trying to avoid the traps that overseas borrowers are now...

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Aussie Expats Can Beat The Investment Loan Hike

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 24, 2017

Are you an Aussie expat that has been abroad for a while? You may not have heard about the increases to investment loan interest rates! Throw into the mix the lending restrictions affecting all non-residents and you may be wondering what you can do to avoid these high costs. Read...

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Can I Get A Home Loan If I’m On The SOL?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 23, 2016

Which visa types will the banks accept? To all foreign citizens planning to live and work as a permanent resident in Australia, heads up! The Australian government has just released the list of skilled professions that will be accepted for a permanent resident visa status in...

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Going, Going, Gone! The End Of Foreigners Buying Australian Property

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 9, 2016

“I’m so stressed. I have 11 properties settling and I don’t know what to do, none of the banks want to lend to foreigners…” The message was from a friend of mine who’s also a mortgage broker. She sometimes messagages me to get advice for tricky...

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How Your Australian Spouse Can Help You Get A Mortgage

personOtto Dargan access_timeApril 24, 2015

Australia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world with thousands of migrants heading Down Under every year. Some people travel here for the love of adventure and to take in our many natural wonders but it’s no surprise that many choose to make the move for good...

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How To Buy A Home In Australia

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 26, 2014

The great Australian dream is to own your own home. It’s been part of the Australian psyche for generations. When you arrive in Australia and fall in love with the country (and you will) then you too will want to own a part of it. So, what does it take to buy a home in Australia? Your...

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Why New Migrants Need A Mortgage Broker

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 26, 2014

Buying a home or investment property in a new country can be difficult without the right advice. The increase in new migrants to Australia has seen several mortgage brokers, including Home Loan Experts, move to specialise in lending to people without Australian citizenship. Why...

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457 Visa Home Loan

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 24, 2014

More than 50,000 skilled workers have migrated to Australia in the past year but did you know that you can buy a home on your 457 visa? On top of that, 457 visa holders can receive the same benefits as an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Unfortunately, not all lenders...

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APRA Tells The Banks What To Do

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 5, 2014

Did you know that the Australian government monitors and reviews the lending criteria of the banks? The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released for consultation ‘APG 223 – Residential Mortgage Lending’, a draft prudential practice guide intended to...

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