What is mortgage stress
Your Money

5 strategies to avoid mortgage stress

- December 1, 2021 3 MIN READ

What exactly is mortgage stress, and how can you overcome it without losing your home? With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signalling that interest rates are anticipated to rise in 2024, many banks and home loan providers have started to shift their own fixed rates. Many of these changes have seen these financial institutions… Read more »

Fixed rate home loan
News

Is it time to fix your home loan rate?

- November 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

Yesterday Westpac hiked its fixed rate home loan for the second time in less than two weeks, and today the CBA followed suit. Which begs the question: Is it time for a fixed-rate home loan? Three-year fixed-rate mortgages are tied to market rates of that term because banks borrow or hedge interest rate risk at… Read more »

Mortgage jargon
Your Life

A plain-English guide to mortgage jargon

- August 10, 2021 5 MIN READ

Bamboozled by all the mortgage jargon in your home loan contract? Fear not. We’ve got you sorted with our A-Z of mortgage-speak. Is there anything worse than trying to get your finances sorted but stumbling over all the mortgage jargon that flows effortlessly off the lender’s tongue? Chattels, what now? And what on earth is… Read more »