Borrowing soars: average loan up almost $100,000 in 12 months

By: Bishnu Aryal

How much do you need to borrow to buy a typical Australian home these days? Well, the average loan size has increased dramatically over the past year - up...

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What was Australia’s top-selling vehicle in 2021?

By: Bishnu Aryal

Some of us buy cars for work, others for play. So it’s no surprise that the top two cars in 2021 can do both. But which vehicle took the...

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Homeowners nearly four years ahead on their mortgage repayments

By: Bishnu Aryal

Australian homeowners are loading up their offset accounts in record amounts, so much so that the average household is almost four years ahead on their mortgage payments.

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2022 forecast: places where housing prices aren’t slowing down

By: Bishnu Aryal

National housing values grew 22.1% in 2021, and there are two capital cities and one region in particular that are not ready to slow down just yet. Can you...

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Three (financial) New Year’s resolution ideas

By: Bishnu Aryal

Cut calories, increase your steps, abstain from alcohol: each year we set ourselves some pretty lofty New Year’s resolutions, most of which are doomed to fail. So why not...

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Season’s greetings! Here’s to a prosperous 2022!

By: Bishnu Aryal

To all our terrific clients: thank you for your ongoing support and for being such wonderful, loyal clients. We hope you’re shifting into holiday mode and getting ready to...

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Up to 4,600 first home buyer guarantees back up for grabs

By: Bishnu Aryal

Want to buy your first home with a deposit of just 5% and pay no lenders’ mortgage insurance? You could be in luck - the federal government will soon...

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FOMO factor: more Aussies looking to buy with mates or siblings

By: Bishnu Aryal

Ever thought about buying a property with a friend or family member? You’re not the only one. The rising cost of property and FOMO has led to more than...

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Are your cashflow needs in order ahead of the summer trading season?

By: Bishnu Aryal

The summer trading season poses a raft of tricky cashflow and stocking challenges for retailers at the best of times, let alone following a global pandemic slowdown. But if...

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How well has your salary kept up with house prices?

By: Bishnu Aryal

You’ve probably noticed that house prices in Australia consistently outstrip growth in wages. But by how much? And what can you do to make sure you’re not forever chasing...

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