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Binding Financial Agreements - Defacto Partners
October 8, 2019 in Marriage
 
Not everyone chooses to get married – particularly with a divorce rate of 2 for every 1000 people in Australia. And breaking up is hard to do whether you’re married or in a de facto relationship. But at a practical…
Binding Financial Agreements - Are They Right For You?
August 19, 2019 in Marriage
 
It’s a sobering statistic – more than 32% of Australian marriages will end in divorce. No one ever goes into a romantic relationship thinking that it won’t work out. In the first flush of love and hormones, it can be…
First Time Home Buyer Mistakes - Confusing a Loan Pre-Approval with a Formal Loan Approval
August 5, 2019 in Real Estate
 
As a first-time home buyer, the pricing of houses can be intimidating. To overcome your fear of house pricing, one tool you can use is a loan pre-approval. This is provided by lenders and gives you an upper limit on…
First Time Home Buyers - Understanding Real Estate Agents
July 22, 2019 in Real Estate
 
If you are buying a property, you can expect in most cases to have to deal with a real estate agent. As a first home buyer, it’s good to understand what the role of the agent is and what to…
First Time Home Buyer Mistakes - Not Underestimating the Costs of Purchasing a Property
May 23, 2019 in Real Estate
 
You’ve done the hard work. You’ve saved a deposit. But before you jump into inspecting properties, you should make sure you understand your budget and all costs associated with purchasing your first home. Find out what you can borrow beforehand.…
First Time Home Buyers - The Difference Between Buying Private Treaty Vs Auction
April 30, 2019 in Real Estate
 
Auctions used to be a rare way to purchase a property and were usually reserved for high-value luxury properties. It has, more recently, become a common way to sell a property. If you’re a first home buyer, the idea of…