Entries by Tracie

5 ways to fund a renovation

Considering transforming your home from ‘banal’ to ‘brilliant’, but lack the funds to support your makeover? Never fear, we’ve put together five home renovation finance options that could help turn your dream into reality. 1 Equity Release / Top Up Home Loan This is probably the most common way people borrow money when they want […]

Property investing checklist

Investment in real property, such as residential real estate, is likely to be a lengthy process and one that usually involves a plan for the long term. To ensure you have considered what is required before making the big purchase, we’ve outlined steps you need to take in that process. Make the commitment A property […]

Helping your kids get into the property market

The real estate market can be tough for young adults, but as a parent you may be able to lend a helping hand. We tell you how. 1.Parent-to-child loan A parent-to-child loan is when a parent lends their child money. This is a formal, legally binding arrangement, administered by an independent third party. At the […]

Remember the banking royal commission? Changes are coming your way

Had it not been for COVID-19, a number of royal commission-led changes to the banking and finance industry would already have been in place – with more to come in December. Here’s what that means for brokers and for you. In May, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg made an important announcement to the country as we began […]