3 reasons to consider using a finance broker for your next business loan

Whatever your business needs, a finance broker can help you get approval for the most appropriate and cost-effective solution.

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Is buying to flip still viable in today’s market?

With the property boom of recent years and the popularity of TV renovation shows like The Block and House Rules, increasing numbers of Australians have been ‘buying to flip’ – buying a property, renovating it and selling it at a profit.

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Thinking of buying commercial property for rental? Here’s what to consider

When it comes to property investment, people tend to think of residential. But commercial property can offer some big advantages as well, either as a space for your own business or as an income provider. We examine the pros and cons of going commercial.

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Residential Lending Why some interest-only borrowers are keen to switch

New government regulations mean interest-only loans are on the decline. Given the changes, it may be time to reconsider your own loan structure.

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Dean's Awards Ceremony Unlimited

Thank you for your continued support of our students and the University through the Mortgage Link Prizes in Applied Finance and Economics.

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Buying property with other people: Mine, yours or ours?

When people buy property together, particularly if it’s with a partner or spouse, they often register the title in both people’s names – especially if they’re going to live in the property.

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Refinancing could save you thousands – and give you greater flexibility

Refinancing is the process of replacing an existing loan with a new one. When it comes to home loans, it means your existing home loan is paid off and replaced with a new one.

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Breaking up is hard to do

Breaking up is hard to do. On top of the emotional impact, there are practical ramifications as well.

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Budget Breakdown: Implications for property Buyers and Sellers

The 2017 Budget had a strong focus on housing supply and affordability. This year, housing took a back seat with no new, direct measures for first homebuyers or renters.

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Buying to rent on Airbnb: Pros and cons

Thinking about buying an investment property and making some money from short-term holiday rentals rather than long-term tenants? Here are some of the pros and cons.

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The best apps to help you househunt, renovate and decorate

Check out these great apps to help you locate, renovate and decorate your next home.

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Family planning: Applying for a home loan with a baby on the way

A mortgage is a big commitment – and so is a baby. When you’re preparing to take on both at the same time, it’s a good idea to look at the whole picture and crunch your numbers.

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Eco government rebates for investors

Governments across Australia provide a range of rebates and assistance for energy-saving homes. Find out how your investment property can qualify.

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Want to help your kids buy property? Here’s how.

The real estate market can be tough for young adults, but as a parent you may be able to lend a helping hand. We tell you how.

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How an offset account could cut years off your home loan

Looking for ways to pay off your mortgage in record time? Whether you’re a seasoned investor or buying your first home, an offset loan can help you reduce interest payments, save on tax and pay your mortgage off years ahead of schedule.

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Why location is crucial when buying an investment property

The first thing most of us look at when selecting an investment property is its location. If the property itself isn’t quite right, you can always renovate, but it’s not as easy to move a house to a better location.

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A simple guide to small business loans

Small business loans can be great when you need to get your brand up and running or cover unexpected expenses. However, it’s useful to understand the difference between the available options before committing to one.

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Home Grown Winter 2017

Welcome to the winter edition. In this issue, we analyse how the Federal Budget will impact the property market and what it means for first home buyers and property investors.

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2017 Mortgage Link / Wells Partners Western Sydney University Prizes

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Mortgage Link/Wells Partners Western Sydney University Prizes for their outstanding performance in the 2016 Academic Year.

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How brokers can help: commercial and asset finance

If you’re looking to finance your business, a broker can help you find and secure commercial and asset finance options.

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5 things when rates are low

Favourable interest rates are a borrower's best friend, but should you lock in a low rate or go with a variable rate? Here are five things to consider.

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What's hot in property

Whether you're buying a property to invest in or call home, it's a good idea to look at emerging property trends, to support your purchasing decision.

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Five types of asset finance

Asset finance is an umbrella term for any loan structure that helps a business purchase equipment, such as machinery or vehicles, for its operations. There are a number of loans designed to suit different situations.

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What happens if nobody bids?

Selling isn't a certainty at auction. In New South Wales and Victoria, for example, around a quarter of all auctioned properties are passed in.1 What does it mean for the vendor and prospective buyers when no one makes a bid?

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How to negotiate your purchase price

No one wants to feel like they've been taken for a ride, so when you've found the right property, how do you get it for the right price? Here are some things to consider when it comes to purchasing negotiations.

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Property prices set to drop?

Things could be looking up for homebuyers, with a new report forecasting a drop in property prices over the next three years. But could this also signal the end of the Australian property market golden era?

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Supporting New Talents in the Finance Industry

This is a story of lending hands to achieve a shared goal. A story that opened doors of opportunities and started cleared the path for the aspiring soon-to-be graduates.

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