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What The RBA Rate Cut Means for Australian Expats

By |2019-06-18T09:30:10+08:00June 18th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has cut the Australian cash rate to a new low in June, so it’s important to look at what this could mean for Australian expat property investors and those

Australian Mortgage & Property Outlook for 2019

By |2019-01-16T07:35:07+08:00January 16th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Home Loan, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

As the festive season ends and we dive into a fresh new year, it’s always a great time to review your finances, repay any credit card debt that has resulted from the Christmas festivities, and

Break Costs – What You Need To Know

By |2018-09-27T10:02:11+08:00September 27th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Home Loan, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages|

A break cost is a penalty that is payable by customers who close down a fixed-rate home loan before its expiry. It’s important to recognise that this break cost is only payable on fixed interest

Gearing Strategies for Australian Expats

By |2018-05-09T07:50:53+08:00May 9th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Tax|

When it comes to designing your Australian property investment and gearing strategy, one of the key elements that you need to consider is the overall cash flow. Are you looking for your property investment to

Is a Rate Rise Likely In Australia..?

By |2018-03-22T18:27:02+08:00February 27th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages|

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), Dr Philip Lowe, has confirmed that an interest rate hike would be unlikely in the short term, with inflation unlikely to hit the desired target of

Pay Off Your Home Loan Faster

By |2018-03-22T18:28:30+08:00November 11th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Home Loan, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages|

While home ownership rates in Australia have declined over recent years as prices have risen, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, there are still approximately 60+% that own their own home, with 31% owning their own

Lenders Pulling Out Of Investment Loans

By |2018-03-22T18:29:24+08:00September 6th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

Heritage Bank has just announced that they will no longer be offering investment property loans for both Australian residents and Australian expats. This is due to the fact that they would breach APRA’s lending growth

Refinancing – When to Consider It

By |2018-03-22T18:29:30+08:00August 28th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Refinance|

With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) keeping cash rates at record lows throughout 2017, it may be wise to consider reviewing your home or investment property loans. Below we’ve highlighted some of the more

Property Loans 101 – Australian Expat Edition

By |2018-03-22T18:29:37+08:00August 24th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or investment property, securing the financing can often be a time-consuming task. Add to this the element of living and working offshore as an Australian expat, and

Property Valuations vs Appraisals – Different?

By |2018-03-22T18:29:43+08:00August 14th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

As a current or aspiring property investor, it’s important to be aware of the key differences between property valuations and appraisals. If you’re in the property market, chances are you’ve heard these terms discussed before.

RBA August 2017 Decision Update

By |2018-03-22T18:30:32+08:00August 8th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met this month and decided to keep rates on hold at the historically record low rate of 1.5%. What is this decision based on and what does this mean

Property Financing for Australian Expats

By |2018-03-22T18:30:58+08:00July 31st, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Interest Rates, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

If you’re currently an Australian expat living and working abroad, we have good news! It’s still possible to secure attractive financing for your investment property back home in Australia. Whether you’re looking to invest, refinance

Australian Budget 2017 for First Home Buyers

By |2018-03-22T18:32:01+08:00May 22nd, 2017|Australian Expats, Capital Gains Tax, Finance, First Home Buyers, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker|

First Home Buyers, just what does the 2017 Australian Federal Budget mean for you. One of the key issues that the Budget addressed, at least in part, is the housing affordability ‘crisis’ that is on

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates

By |2018-03-22T18:32:42+08:00May 11th, 2017|Australian Expats, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has yet again kept the Australian cash rate on hold at the record low 1.5%. With banks continuing to impose out-of-cycle interest rate increases, whether you’re a property investor,

Will Australia Raise Interest Rates in 2017?

By |2018-03-22T18:33:59+08:00March 20th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has kept the cash rate on hold at 1.5% in March, which remains a record low for Australia. RBA Governor Philip Lowe highlighted that conditions in the “global economy