Category: Moving

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The lowest NSW exodus to QLD on record

We first started looking at interstate migration levels (between QLD and NSW) about 9 years ago because they demonstrated a very important house price relationship. At that point in time, NSW was losing about 30,000 people (net) to QLD every year. The reasons for this exodus centred around house prices and jobs. The QLD economy […]

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Upgrading your home in a rising market (the cost of delay)

The humble “upgrader” is the biggest segment of the Australian property buying market. So much of our media attention is focused on first home buyers, investors, renovators and even downgraders. Little attention seems to be paid to those people that aspire to simply owning a better home. A better Australian dream. Anyone who is thinking […]

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Moving house: What you need to know

The time has come for you to pack up all of your things and transfer them from one property to another. It sounds easy enough, right? Unfortunately, what seems like a straightforward process can often turn into a huge hassle, due to unplanned interruptions and a shortage of time. Avoid the moving mayhem by following […]

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Client stories

Neville and Christine Lewis

Using the equity they had built up in their family home, Neville and Christine Lewis started investing in property in the early...

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Belinda Fellows

Having a great mortgage broker can really help ease the stress and strain that comes with buying a property – particularly when...

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Fiona and Jamie Clifford

When young couple Fiona and Jamie decided to build their new home, they knew they could rely on Smartline Personal Mortgage...

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