Tag: home loan

Could Afterpay affect my credit score or chances of getting a house?

Love Afterpay? We do too. But could it affect your chance of buying a...

Afterpay makes shopping a breeze, but you might be wondering what impact (if any) your habits will have on your credit score. If buying a house is on the cards and you’re thinking about a home loan, here’s what’s up.

Credit scores – Do they actually matter in Australia?

Have you ever checked your credit score? Or just wondered what exactly it is? Credit scores can be pretty confusing, and they’re not something most people think...

What is conveyancing, and do I need it?

Found your dream home within budget? It’s time to find a conveyancer to help you navigate the settlement process. Here’s what you need to know about this stage of the home buying journey.

More first home buyers are considering online lenders. Here’s why

Looking for a home loan? A bank might be your first thought, but it's not the only option. In fact, online lenders are a great way to find a home loan with low rates.

The 5-step plan to buying a home with your partner

Are you ready to take the next step in your relationship and buy your first home with your partner? Use these tips to get started.

REIA pushes for homes, jobs in budget wishlist

Homes and jobs should be at the forefront of issues tackled in this year's federal budget, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia.

What it costs upfront to buy a home

It’s not just the deposit you’ll need to cover when you buy a home. There’s a bunch of other fees and charges.

10 ways to build a deposit that don’t involve the bank of mum and...

Buying a home can feel unachievable when you're just getting started. So how can you save enough money to cover a deposit?

Can I afford a house? How much should I spend on one to get...

Buying your first home is an exciting prospect, but before you start looking, it's important to answer one fundamental question: How much can you afford to spend?

Should I pay off my mortgage ASAP or top up my super? 4 questions...

At a certain point in life, many wonder what’s better: to pay off the home loan ASAP or top up your superannuation?