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Mortgages

Everything you need to know about serviceability and qualifying for a home loan

Applying for a home loan? Read our article to understand loan serviceability

Nathan Gooley
September 15, 2021
Mortgages

Everything you need to know about amortisation schedules and loan amortisation

Read our Q&A explainer to understand how amortisation works, so you know what to expect

Toni Mladenova
September 14, 2021
Home Buying

Things to consider when buying an apartment or unit

Buying an apartment is different to buying a house. Read our checklist to make an informed decision.

Luke Harris
September 13, 2021
Home Buying

Home buying checklist: what to look for when buying a house

Understand the home buying process so you know what to expect and can make an informed decision

Toni Mladenova
August 20, 2021
Mortgages

Bank versus non-bank lender loans: Which one is right for you

Non-bank lenders have disrupted the Australian mortgage market. Here’s what you need to know.

Toni Mladenova
August 11, 2021
Home Buying

Stamp duty exemptions in Australia the complete guide

Stamp duty is a tax you pay when purchasing property, but many stamp duty exemptions are available.

Luke Harris
July 27, 2021
Home Buying

First home buyers stamp duty guide

Being a first home buyer can be overwhelming, we’ve pulled together a guide on stamp duty to help.

Luke Harris
July 22, 2021
Loan Rates

Learn all about interest-only home loan rates

Interest-only home loans may suitable for you, but there are some things you should know first.

Nathan Gooley
July 12, 2021
Loan Rates

What is a comparison rate and why should you care?

Home loans come with an interest rate and a comparison rate, but what is a comparison rate?

Toni Mladenova
July 8, 2021
Mortgages

9 ways to pay off your mortgage faster

Yard Q&A Explainer: How to pay off your mortgage faster

Luke Harris
June 10, 2021
Loan Rates

Variable home loan rates, what are the pros and cons?

Variable home loan rates come with a lot of flexibility, but what does that mean?

Luke Harris
June 9, 2021
Loan Rates

What you need to know about fixed home loan rates

Before choosing a fixed rate home loan, get a full understanding of just what a fixed rate means.

Luke Harris
June 2, 2021
Loan Rates

Fixed or variable home loan, what’s the difference?

Understand the difference between fixed or variable home loan.

Toni Mladenova
June 2, 2021
Loan Rates

How to compare home loan rates

Home loan interest rates are often the deciding factor when choosing a loan. Read how to compare

Nathan Gooley
June 2, 2021
Mortgages

Easy to understand guide to applying for a home loan online

Applying for a home loan online? Then read our handy Q&A to help you with the process.

Nathan Gooley
May 31, 2021
Mortgages

Yard Guide: Is a low deposit home loan right for you?

Read our plain English guide to low deposit loans where we cover the pros and cons.

Toni Mladenova
May 21, 2021
Mortgages

How much can I borrow to buy a home?

The first question you might ask when searching for a home loan is how much can I borrow? Read more.

Nathan Gooley
May 21, 2021
Loan Rates

Understanding home loan rates in Australia

Understand everything about home loan rates before you secure a home loan.

Nathan Gooley
May 11, 2021
Home Buying

Guarantor home loan guide: pros, cons and how to qualify

Get your foot onto the property ladder sooner with a guarantor home loan.

Nathan Gooley
February 3, 2021
Home Buying

How do house auctions work?

Get the lowdown on the auction process, what happens on the day, and after.

Toni Mladenova
December 27, 2020
Mortgages

Lenders mortgage insurance explained for home buyers

To get into the property market sooner, you may consider LMI instead of waiting for the 20% deposit.

Toni Mladenova
December 20, 2020
Home Buying

Guide to buying your first home: Home loans, grants and budgeting advice

Read our first home buyers guide to understand how the home buying process works.

Nathan Gooley
December 20, 2020
Home Buying

Your full guide to the First Home Owner Grant

As a first home buyer you may be eligible for the First Home Owner grant, check out if you qualify.

Nathan Gooley
December 20, 2020
Home Buying

How much deposit do I need for a home loan?

Your home loan deposit determines what loan you qualify for and what property you can afford.

Nathan Gooley
December 19, 2020
Mortgages

Mortgage repayments in Australia, all you need to know

Get informed on what mortgage repayments mean for your financial future

Toni Mladenova
December 10, 2020