home loans

Is a home loan repayment always the right option?

There are many ways to accelerate your home loan repayment and, generally speaking, it’s a good idea to do so.  After all, a mortgage is usually a huge debt for most people, and the obvious reason to pay off your mortgage faster is to save you from paying interest. The longer the term of your…

The great delevering begins?- Pete Wargent

Plenty of financial commentators were on hand to forecast a “housing bust” after the last great property boom in Australia. They were wrong and have incorrectly continued to make those predictions for years now. But while there has been no major crash in capital city house prices, the aggregate weakness of the current property market…

Home loan borrowers could be debt-free almost 10 years sooner!

A whole generation of variable borrowers could be mortgage-free a decade sooner, according to a new study by Australia’s leading financial comparison website RateCity.com.au The study followed reports that the majority of borrowers with a variable rate home loan are keeping their repayments at November 2011 levels before rates began to fall.

This week’s property news video with Kevin Turner | 5th June

In this week’s 2 minute property investment news video I discuss the rising popularity of fixed interest rates among home loan enquiries. Fixed interest rates are rising in popularity with reports that about two out of every five home loan enquiries to mortgage brokers are now asking about a fixed-rate home loan product.  It comes…