Mortgage

3 Reasons Why You’re A Mortgage Prisoner

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 4, 2018

If you’ve been knocked back for a home loan refinance recently, you could be a mortgage prisoner. Banks have been slowly turning the screw on borrowing power and living expenses over the past year and many would-be refinancers are finding their properties are coming in...

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What Happened To My Home Loan Rate?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 28, 2017

Some major lenders have reduced home loan rates on variable rate home loans and hiked investment loans but it’s not all bad news for investors! How much your monthly repayments will change will depend on the lender you’re with and the type of mortgage that you have. Some...

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Government Abolishes 457 Visas

personOtto Dargan access_timeApril 19, 2017

Can I still buy a property in Australia? Late yesterday, the Turnbull Government announced that it would be axing 457 visas, a scheme that has been around for over 20 years. The current scheme has instead been replaced with two new temporary visas, each with stricter eligibility...

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Will A Default Stop Me From Getting A Home Loan?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMarch 7, 2017

Have you ever been late with an electricity, mobile or credit card bill? There’s plenty of people who have and it’s not usually a big problem unless the debt is for more than $150 and you’re more than 60 days late in paying it. At this point, you’ll have a default lodged...

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Ask Our Brokers A Question After Hours

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 6, 2017

Need a home loan but not sure where to start? Have a question about the home buying process? Maybe you just want to get an idea if you qualify. At Home Loan Experts, we understand that you have busy lives so you’re not always able to call our 1300 889 743 number during...

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How Do Sharia Compliant Home Loans Work?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJanuary 7, 2017

According to Australia’s most recent census, the Muslim population in Australia has reached more than 476,291, a drop in the ocean compared to our total population (2% to be exact). Despite this, the majority of Muslims follow sharia (shari’ah) law, meaning there are literally...

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The Truth About Being A Home Loan Guarantor

personOtto Dargan access_timeJanuary 1, 2017

If you’re a mum or dad, chances are that you’re watching property prices going up across the country and worrying a lot about your kids buying a home of their own one day. You may have thought about helping your child out by acting as a guarantor on their home loan but you’ve...

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Newsflash: RBA Cuts Rate Again!

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 2, 2016

It’s unlikely your bank will pass it on so what should you do? For the second time in 3 months, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has once again dropped the official cash rate, this time by 25 basis points to a new record low of 1.5%. Some of the banks have already passed...

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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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