Category: Home Builders

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How do construction loans work?

Aussies love to build and renovate houses. If you’ve been inspired by The Block and want to build your own home, the type of home loan that you’ll need will differ from those buying existing properties. On the surface, construction loans can look a bit complicated, but we’re here to simplify them for you! How does a […]

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Flipping Houses

Lots of interest from home buyers recently about buying, improving and “flipping” houses. This has always been popular and is a proven path to wealth generation, but made all the easier from the confidence of a Brisbane house price growth cycle. Done correctly it will end in riches (financial and life), but in the same […]

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4 smart additions to any home

Whether you are a first home buyer or a seasoned investor, it always pays to know what Australians want in a property. If you can ensure your property has what people want then your house is far less likely to spend a long time languishing on the market. But just what is it that Aussies […]

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Parent Loan Guarantees

Many parents would understand the long term benefits from home ownership and want their children to “make a start” on home ownership or even property investment. Many children want to start on the property ladder but are daunted by the size of deposit and the additional costs that come from having a relatively small deposit. […]

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Client stories

Kerry Simpson and Scott Wright

Kerry and Scott joke that their Smartline Adviser knows more about their finances than they do. Over the past 11 years...

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Nick Tinning and Naomi Parkes

Nick Tinning and fiancée Naomi Parkes thought securing a loan to build their house would be relatively...

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Udaya and Nita Lohani

With their family having outgrown the two-bedroom unit they had lived in for seven years, Udaya and Nita Lohani knew the time was...

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