Purchasing A Home

Knowing Your Credit Score and How It Can Help You Get Your Mortgage

https://itssimple.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Ep126_-_Joseph_Daoud_mixdowna3qma.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Just recently, our founder and CEO, Joseph Daoud, appeared on the Real Estate Right podcast to discuss the importance of credit scores. While you may be familiar with the definition of a credit score, you may not be so familiar with the role it plays in your mortgage. [...]

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

first home loan deposit scheme As many first home buyers are aware, it’s hard to buy property in Australia nowadays. Thankfully, first home buyers aren’t being left behind. The Australian government introduced the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme as a way to support first home buyers to purchase a home sooner rather than later. This is great news as the [...]

Want to know how much your neighbours paid for their first homes?

First home buyers wanting to crack into the property market can now use an interactive map to see how much their neighbours spent on average for their first home.


RBA trims cash rate to new record low 0.10%

If you didn’t back a winner on Melbourne Cup Day then fret not: the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has delivered mortgage holders a win by cutting the official cash rate by 15 basis points to a new record low of 0.10%.


Housing affordability best it's been in a decade: report

Great news for homeowners and prospective buyers: housing affordability is at its best level in a decade and should continue to improve throughout 2021.


The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is back; bigger and better!

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is back; bigger, better and more buyer-friendly than before. If you’re a first home buyer who missed out on the first two rounds, then here’s how to make it a case of third time’s a charm!


Is now a good time to buy property? Two-thirds of investors say ‘yes’

The majority of property investors are remaining upbeat despite COVID-19, with 67% believing now is a good time to invest in residential property, according to a new survey.


House prices tipped to surge 15%, RBA hints at cash rate cut

Strap yourself in: Australian house prices are tipped to experience a mild COVID-19 dip before surging 15% over the following two years, according to some of the nation’s top economists.


JobKeeper 2.0 is about to begin: here’s what you need to know

Like most sequels, JobKeeper 2.0 won’t be as big a blockbuster as the original. But that’s not to say it won’t help many SMEs navigate the difficult times ahead. Today we’ll cover what you need to know about making the transition for your business.


So, who’s eligible for the $25,000 HomeBuilder scheme?

You might have heard that the federal government will give eligible Australians $25,000 to build or substantially renovate homes as part of the new HomeBuilder scheme. Today we’ll look at who exactly can qualify for the initiative.


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