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How much of a deposit will you need to buy Land?

by Sean Murphy on July 18

There is a lot of hype in the media about the Melbourne and Sydney property markets. After the investors surge in Melbourne over the past couple of years we have seen the prices of property within close proximity (15-20k’s) of the city shoot beyond the grasp of a good portion of first home buyers. Has […]

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New Investor guidelines – what does it mean?

by Anthony Alabakov on June 17

New investment lending guidelines In late 2014, the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA), Australia’s banking regulator, issued communication to all Australian Depository Institutions (ADI’s – banks who accept deposits) outlining steps they would need to take to provide sound residential mortgage lending, focusing on investment loans. This is due to the dramatic increase in investor […]

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Deal of the week and the latest My Mortgage Freedom news

by Anthony Alabakov on March 06

MMF Deal of the Week: This week we were pleased to provide a solution to one of our long term clients who had been locked in to an expensive loan against their Commercial Investment property. They were pleased that we could offer them a 1.50% reduction on their interest rate, and a huge upfront saving […]

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Why should investors be disadvantaged by a poor economy?

by Anthony Alabakov on February 22

The Government, APRA and RBA are looking at ways to ‘cool down’ the property market and experts have suggested increasing interest rates for investors and limiting the amount they can borrow, which I believe is grossly unfair. Why should a hard working Australian who has created equity in their home and now wants to build […]

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Rate Rises Forecast for 2015/16 – Time to Fix?

by Anthony Alabakov on October 11

An increasing number of articles have been released lately suggesting that Interest Rates are set to rise in the near future to alleviate inflationary pressures. Released yesterday, the Australian Housing Outlook 2014–2017, prepared by BIS Shrapnel for QBE, has found that successive rate rises will take the standard variable rate to a peak of 6.8 […]

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Finalists at the Australian Mortgage Awards

by Anthony Alabakov on September 01

Its with great pleasure to let you know we have made it as a finalist in the following categories at the prestigious Australian Mortgage Awards: ·         Broker of the Year (Anthony Alabakov) ·         Best independent office <5 staff (My Mortgage Freedom) Its great reward for our hard work over the last 12 months and we […]

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