How do lenders work out my first home borrowing capacity?

We have noticed a lot of first home buyers are confused about how banks and smaller lenders determine exactly how much you can afford to borrow for your first home. Unfortunately, it isn’t [...]

Hotspot in Focus: Moorabool Shire (Bacchus Marsh)

The Shire of Moorabool is a local government area in Victoria, located in the western part of the state, approximately 55km’s from the Melbourne CBD.  Moorabool Shire is a fast growing [...]

FOMO is being replaced with FOPTM

FHBA Market Update: 25/September/2017 In today’s FHBA Property Market Update we take a look at how FOMO has been replaced by a new fear in the property market; why interest rates may rise sooner [...]

Interest rates to rise ‘sooner’ rather than ‘later’ says top banks

FHBA Weekend Preview: 23 – 24 September 2017 In today’s edition of FHBA Weekend Preview we take a look at why interest rates could soon be heading north; take a closer look at the [...]

First home buyers – beware of those ‘advertising’ to you

FHBA Market Update: 18/September/2017 In today’s FHBA Property Market Update we take a look at how you can’t always trust those marketing to first home buyers (including [...]

When should I consider applying for a loan when I purchase off the plan?

Buying your first home ‘off the plan’ means committing to buying a property that has not yet been built. Typically you’ll only have to pay a deposit to the developer/builder and then pay the [...]

Are you keeping up with fellow first home buyers?

FHBA Weekend Preview: 16 – 17 September 2017 In today’s edition of FHBA Weekend Preview we take a look at the fast moving Spring property market; the increase in first home buyer [...]

Hotspot in Focus: Brisbane’s Logan Corridor

Logan City is a local government area situated within the south of the Brisbane metropolitan area in South East Queensland. Situated between the City of Brisbane to the north and the City of Gold [...]

Government introduces the First Home Super Saver Scheme to Parliament as Spring heats up

FHBA Market Update: 11/September/2017 In today’s FHBA Market Update we take a look at how the Spring market is going; an update on the First Home Super Saver Scheme; the outer city suburbs [...]

Can I get a loan with ‘non-genuine’ savings?

When applying for a home loan you’re usually asked to provide information on your financial position, including how much money you’ve saved. These savings will form part or all of your deposit [...]

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