The Inkwell

Dip into our inkwell…bottles of ink in cmyk colors, magenta with splash…the place where we pool our thoughts on all things wealth-related

 At the peak of the market last year 40% of all new loans were Interest Only. Interest Only loans are typically for 5 years and then you either apply for another 5 years Interest Only or it rolls onto a Principle and Interest repayment. Regulators are concerned people may not be able to afford…

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Mortgage calculators can help you crunch the numbers on a home loan as a first step toward planning to buy a property. Use them as a starting point and a handy way to get some good estimates before you seek more detailed, personalised advice from your mortgage broker. The function of a mortgage calculator is…

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 Pay down your home loan faster by rounding up your repayments to the nearest $10 or $100. Chances are you won’t even notice the difference to your hip pocket, yet rounding-up can deliver noticeable savings over the lifetime of the loan. Click here to check out the below hypothetical example on our extra repayment calculator. You’ve…

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It’s the crystal ball everyone wishes for. Which suburb is the next hot property location? If you’re buying an investment property and you’re looking for a short or even medium term return on investment, choosing the right suburb can make all the difference to your profit. Usually, you’ll already have some idea of which suburbs…

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