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Deloitte report says public prefers brokers
Deloitte report says public prefers brokers

There’s always been a whole lot of media scrutiny over the mortgage industry. We don’t necessarily think this is a bad thing, as it’s important to be critical of any industry that is entrusted to support people with finding a loan.

This is a huge obligation, and needs to be carried out with integrity and transparency. But, it can be frustrating to see article after article criticising the role of brokers... Continued

July 28, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Home Loan Republic joins Award Winning Capita Finance Solutions.
Home Loan Republic joins Award Winning Capita Finance Solutions.

Home Loan Republic has joined Capita Finance Solutions, extending the Capita reach to the North East corridor of Perth.

Since its launch in 2014, Capita has gone from strength to strength. They now have 19 franchises with high performing brokers working every day to provide market-leading service to their clients. .. Continued

July 20, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How to score a mortgage like a FIFA World Cup champion
How to score a mortgage like a FIFA World Cup champion

All around the world soccer fanatics are gearing up for the FIFA World Cup Final on Monday. Of course, even if you’re not a fan, you’ve probably noticed something’s up.

Maybe you heard that upon beating Sweden in the quarterfinals, English soccer fans stormed an Ikea in the UK.Yep, they trashed a whole lot of affordable home wares and furniture to celebrate the end of a 10-year cold streak... Continued

July 14, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

RBA says Bitcoin won’t take off in Australia
RBA says Bitcoin won’t take off in Australia

The rise and rise (and fall and rise and fall) of Bitcoin has been making headlines around the world since it kicked off 9 years ago. Now, the Reserve Bank of Australia has announced it’s unlikely to gain a foothold in Australia.

Here’s what you need to know... Continued

July 07, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

5 best Australian property podcasts
5 best Australian property podcasts

If you want to make the most of being stuck in traffic, walking the pup or smashing out those household chores, a quality podcast will make time fly, and boost your knowledge of whatever you choose to delve into.

If you’re in the property market, or looking to be, these podcasts will help boost your investment knowledge. Oh, and did we mention podcasts are free and easily accessible on any smart phone?.. Continued

June 29, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How to calculate monthly repayments on a mortgage?
How to calculate monthly repayments on a mortgage?

Knowing what you need to repay every month is vital to managing your mortgage over the long term. Yes, this may sound obvious, but some people are simply unaware of what they owe to lenders.

This blog explains how to calculate monthly repayments on your mortgage, so you are more in control of your finances... Continued

June 23, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Do I need a salary to get a home loan?
Do I need a salary to get a home loan?

As of 2013, 17.2% of Aussie workers were self-employed. That’s around 2 million people. So, how do individuals without a regular pay check secure a mortgage? Is the process more challenging for them? And if so, how do sole traders get ahead?

We have the answers for Australians who run their own ship... Continued

June 16, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

Capita talks to Elite Broker Podcast
Capita talks to Elite Broker Podcast

Capita broker Adam Donald joined Editor of The Adviser, Annie Kane and Managing Editor of Mortgages, James Mitchell on an episode of Elite Broker, a podcast powered by The Adviser.

Adam was recently named WA’s best residential broker by The Adviser, and is a national finalist in the The Adviser Broking Awards for 2018 (in the Customer Service Award category)... Continued

June 11, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

5 tips for paying off ATO debt
5 tips for paying off ATO debt

According to finder.com.au, the average Aussie household is approximately $250,000 in debt (as of 2016). On top of this, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is owed $35.3 billion in overdue debts from the Australian public (2013-14 data).

What many Australians don’t realise is that there are methods of managing debt, which can help alleviate the burden and help you to pay it off more efficiently... Continued

June 02, 2018 by Sarah Robinson

How many mortgages can I have on a property?
How many mortgages can I have on a property?

The number of mortgages, which can be taken out on a single residential or commercial property in Australia is typically two.

It’s important to understand the pros and cons of taking out a second mortgage, if you’re considering doing so. We also recommend speaking with a qualified financial advisor about whether this is the best way forward for you. .. Continued

May 26, 2018 by Sarah Robinson



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