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Happy New Year and Thank you
Happy New Year and Thank you

We cannot believe 2017 is on the way out tonight! To celebrate, we want to thank you, our clients, for being such an integral part of our journey this year.

The relationships we have with you are what make our job so amazing. We cannot thank you enough for your support... Continued

December 31, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Happy Christmas, love Capita
Happy Christmas, love Capita

We’d like to wish all of our wonderful clients, and the friends and family who support us, a safe and happy Christmas.

If you do need us over the holiday period, please don’t hesitate to contact us on our website. A broker will get back to you as soon as possible!.. Continued

December 25, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

4 trends for the 2018 property market
4 trends for the 2018 property market

2017 is the year many of Australia’s hottest markets changed tune after a 5-year spell, with median house prices in Sydney stacking on $530,000 plus and Melbourne adding another $350,000. 

But what about the year ahead? We’ve highlighted some of the trends expected for 2018... Continued

December 22, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Royal Commission may mean increased mortgage rates
Royal Commission may mean increased mortgage rates

The Government has green lit a Royal Commission into the Australian finance industry, after intense scrutiny into the conduct of the Big Four Banks. 

The banks admitted that a commission would be necessary to help restore the public’s opinion of the banking sector, in the wake of recent scandals... Continued

December 15, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Are you wasting $70,000 on your home loan?
Are you wasting $70,000 on your home loan?

Most people realise that reviewing their home loan could result in savings. But exactly how much money could be saved by simply checking in to see what other loans are available on the market?

We spoke with Peter Taliangis, a Fremantle real estate agent who just recently partnered with Capita mortgage broker, Lukas Best... Continued

December 08, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

What you must know when buying your first home
What you must know when buying your first home

We’ve noticed more and more of our clients are looking to secure finance to build their first home. So, we’ve taken time out to discuss what you need to know, in order to take advantage of the grants available to you.

Get a First Home Owner Grant The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) was introduced by the Australian Government in 2000, to offset the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on those buying or building a residential property... Continued

December 01, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Foreign property ownership eases in Australia
Foreign property ownership eases in Australia

Jonathon Kearns, the head of Financial Stability at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), has said foreign demand for residential property in Australia has decreased over the past 12 months.  

Foreign ownership of Australian property, especially within the Chinese market, has been a hot topic over the past year, with authorities imposing regulations to quell demand.   .. Continued

November 25, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Can I buy a house with bitcoin in Australia?
Can I buy a house with bitcoin in Australia?

If you’re even a little into finance news, you’ve probably heard about bitcoin – the cryptocurrency that has risen in value by 2,500% in 2017 alone.

Some see it as a big pay-off investment, while others believe its value will dwindle over time. Whatever your view, you cannot deny that cryptocurrency comes with a fair share of controversy. .. Continued

November 17, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Do I need pre-approval?
Do I need pre-approval?

If you’re looking to purchase a property at auction, or simply want to be confident when negotiating with real estate agents, pre-approval on your loan is the way to go.

Getting pre-approval on a loan will not only make you look more attractive to sellers, it will also give you more focus when searching for a property. Why? Simply because you will know what is within your budget, and won’t waste time looking at properties beyond your price range... Continued

November 10, 2017 by Sarah Robinson

Capita has a new home in Melbourne
Capita has a new home in Melbourne

We are excited to announce that Capita now has a broking presence in Melbourne, thanks to a new partnership between franchisees, Adam Donald and Sam Mitchinson.

Sam is a new Capita franchisee and broker, who will be breaking new ground by opening our first broking business beyond WA... Continued

November 03, 2017 by Sarah Robinson



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