Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage Broker Newcastle’

Stockton could have the potential you’re looking for

So it’s Friday again and time to pick a Newcastle suburb out of the hat. Today’s lucky winner is … Stockton. Ahhhh Stockton or as the locals more affectionately call it, Stocko! Just a short ferry ride across the harbour from the Newcastle CBD, but a bit further by road at 22 kilometres. To be…

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Stellar Growth in New Lambton in 2014

Today we are going to take a look at the Newcastle suburb of New Lambton with the postcode 2305. New Lambton can best be described as an inner ring suburb of Newcastle about 10 minutes drive from the centre of Newcastle. It’s an area popular with families for its larger size blocks, good schools, promimity…

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Drowning in debt. Selling the house is not your only option

January is often a time of financial stress. The Christmas credit card bills arrive, the kids are on school holidays and for many working casual jobs, their hours over the holiday period my have been reduced. Some may feel as though the only option is to sell the house. Selling a home should be an…

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What? A housing bubble

The Core Logic RP Data research blog recently posted a very interesting comparison between the 2001-2004 boom and the 2012-2014 boom. The following chart demonstrates that home value growth is significantly lower this time around. However, the above chart shows a national median. The obvious next question is how each capital or state went. As…

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The fine print of fixed rate home loans

Margaret Godfrey is a Smartline Personal Mortgage Adviser based in Newcastle NSW. Margaret is passionate about making sure that when it comes to obtaining a home loan, her clients make fully informed decisions, based on what is right for their individual situation. Update 3 October 2016 I wrote this are article more than 12 months…

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The time is now to save money on your home loan

The home loan market is booming at the moment and we are just flat out hence my lack of posts but this activity is the reason for my post today – to share with you some factual information about interest rates. Competition between the banks and non bank lenders is at an all time high…

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The fixed v variable interest rates decision

As you can see from the chart below, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate on hold for another month when it met on the 4th February 2014. This decision has largely been made because the inflation rate is steady. Mortgage Brokers are always asked by clients and media representatives to provide…

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Credit Card debt consolidation might be the answer

My first blog for the year so let me start out by saying Happy New Year. I often see people who have credit card debt and are juggling just to make the minimum repayments on time and I have often wondered how people get themselves into this kind of situation. I consider myself pretty savy…

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The 1st step to achieving your 2014 New Year’s Resolution

As we come to the end of one year and the beginning of another, it is the one time of year that many Australian set themselves money goals for the next year. It’s sometimes called a New Year’s resolution! Few of us stick to them generally, due to the fact that the next time we…

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