Welcome to the April edition of the Smartline Report.
This month, we explore the complexities of securing a loan when you are self-employed and how to simplify the process. We also look into the concept of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’; looking at it from both points of view may help you decide if a family guarantee is right for you. And finally, once you’ve bought your home learn some practical tips to make moving day a more pleasant one.
Enjoy the read and, of course, don’t hesitate to call to discuss any of your future plans.
Getting a loan when you’re self-employed
There’s a lot of appeal to being self-employed. Sole traders or small business owners enjoy freedom, flexibility, and the chance to adapt their work… Read more ›
What you should know about the Bank of Mum and Dad
Before entering into "the Bank of Mum and Dad" arrangement, it’s essential to understand… Read more ›
Moving house: Streamline your move to save time and money
Simplifying and streamlining the moving process will save you time and your hip pocket, so here are some… Read more >
Australian property market update
CoreLogic Research Director Tim Lawless presents for Smartline the latest housing & economic data from last month, as well as a break down by capital city.. More info ›
April property market outlook
According to the CoreLogic Home Value Index, national dwelling values were unchanged in March 2018. Although values were unchanged nationally, the weakness across… More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.
Smartline Article Archive
Playing for Gold? How to improve your mortgage game plan
As we cheer our nation’s top athletes to the finish line during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth… Read more >
Australian house prices have more than doubled in the last 20 years
The Grattan Institute report, released earlier in March, found that Australian house prices have more… Read more ›
7 mortgage terms you need to know
So, you’ve decided to buy a house. Choosing between polished floors or carpet is one thing. Getting your head around the logistics of financing your house… Read more ›