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how to improve home loan serviceability
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Five ways to increase your borrowing power for a home

With property prices soaring, knowing how to improve your home loan serviceability can be the difference between getting the keys or being shown the door. What is home loan serviceability? Lenders essentially make a business investment every time they ... More
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stamp duty v land tax nsw
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Stamp duty vs. land tax: which one would cost you more?

The NSW government's plan to abolish stamp duty in favour of a broad-based land tax is a bid to remove one of the major hurdles people face if they want to move homes. Under the proposed changes, announced as a part of the state budget, home buyers ... More
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is the first home buyer dream over
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Is the first home buyer dream over for young Aussies?

After a run of good fortune for first home buyers, the great Australian dream may be about to slip out of reach. Things have been on a steadily improving trajectory for first home buyers. "First home buyer activity continues to surge with monthly results ... More
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paul clitheroe
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Ask Paul: Is my non-bank mortgage offset protected?

Through reading and learning from Money over the years, I've minimised interest costs by having our mortgage with a non-bank at competitive rates and an offset account. In these uncertain times we are in, I'm worried that a non-bank is not covered by ... More
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