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HECS Debt & Home Loans: 5 Tips for Mortgage Brokers to Help Their Clients

July 3, 2023
HECS Debt and Home Loans

Are your clients concerned about how their HECS debt may impact applying for a home loan? HECS, or “HECS-HELP” is a student loan program offered by the Australian Government to…

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Home Guarantee Scheme to Expand from July 1st: 3 Impacts for Mortgage Brokers

May 4, 2023
Home Guarantee Scheme

The Albanese Government has recently announced that it will be expanding the criteria of the Home Guarantee Scheme to enable more people to participate in the different guarantee schemes, from…

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Fixed Interest Rates to Soften

March 13, 2023
Fixed Interest Rates

Ordinarily, fixed interest rates are a decent guide as to where rates are likely to head in the near future. In recent days, fixed interest rates have started to drop,…

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Panic in the Headlines: Does 1 Set of Numbers Tell a Story?

January 25, 2023
Panic in the Headlines

Housing prices are volatile, and the media loves to latch onto any changes with big headlines. They want to scare us into believing that there is an impending housing bubble,…

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Broker Market Balloons: What to Expect in 2023.

December 19, 2022
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There is no doubt, we are a resilient lot of mortgage brokers within the Australian mortgage broking industry. Established in the early 90s and loosely based on the American and…

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Is it time for a review of interest rate buffers?

December 6, 2022
Is it time for a review of interest rate buffers?

During the Covid-19 epidemic, interest rates were at record low levels. For outsiders looking in, you could be confused into thinking that borrowing power of Australian consumers went to the…

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Meaningful Communication is Paramount

September 29, 2022
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The recent rush by the Reserve Bank of Australia to increase interest rates to control rising inflation has been, and will continue to be, a stressful time for borrowers. The…

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Culture is King

August 30, 2022
Vision Aggregation culture is King

If participants feel like they are an important part of an organisation, that promotes an unbeatable culture – and they’re more likely to enjoy their destination and thrive. At Vision Aggregation, Culture is King.

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Will Inflation Commence Decline?

August 26, 2022
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It’s often said “when America gets the sniffles, Australia catches a cold”. For decades our economy has mirrored certain aspects of the US economy including, but not limited to, inflation,…

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Getting to know… Christina Brennan

August 26, 2022
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1. How did you become a mortgage broker?   After being in the insurance industry for many years I wanted a change and as my son is a mortgage broker, I became…

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