Is now a good time to fix your home loan rate?

Posted by welovebendigo on September 26th, 2017 in Property Market News | No Comments

The Reserve Bank hasn’t moved the official cash rate since it was cut by 25 basis points in August 2016, but as the threat of rate hikes loom and lenders push up their rates regardless of the RBA’s movements, fixed home loan rates are gaining popularity. Why choose a fixed rate? A fixed home loan […]

What to prioritise… the building or its location?

Posted by welovebendigo on September 15th, 2017 in Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Two of the most important considerations when buying a property are where to buy, and what property type to go for – but which factor is more important? Some buyers may prefer to find the perfect location for their property, no matter the type of property that sits on top. Other buyers are more interested […]

Spring into the Spring selling season!

Posted by welovebendigo on September 2nd, 2017 in Bendigo News | No Comments

The spring selling season usually proves to be a busy time for the property market with homeowners sprucing up their properties ready for sale, and buyers spending hours hitting the pavement on the hunt for the perfect property. If you plan to be one of the many Australians buying or selling in the spring season […]

Should you fix your home loan rates?

Posted by welovebendigo on August 25th, 2017 in Bendigo News, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

With predictions of interest rate rises in the near future many homeowners are wondering if now is the best time to lock in their mortgage rate. While the official cash rate has remained on hold since August 2016 many experts, including ex-RBA board member John Edwards, are forecasting imminent rate rises. Mr Edwards has predicted […]

10 ways to improve your home before selling!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 18th, 2017 in Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Thinking about selling your home in the near future? It can pay to make a few simple improvements to ensure that the property is ready to impress buyers when it hits the market. So as not to spend more than necessary, focus on cosmetic improvements that will make a big impact and help your property […]

Why it’s a great time to be a first home buyer!

Posted by welovebendigo on August 7th, 2017 in Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

First-home buyers are returning to the property market after months of sitting on the sidelines due to a number of new state and federal government incentives. Federal changes Changes were made as part of this year’s Federal Budget to help tackle housing affordability across the country. This included changes aimed at slowing down investor activity […]

Posted by welovebendigo on July 21st, 2017 in Bendigo News | No Comments

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to moving homes, which makes it easy to let the little things slip through the cracks. To help ensure you don’t forget any of the essentials, make sure you take time to do the below before the big day:   Transfer utilities Organise your utilities in […]

Could downsizing be the right move for you?

Posted by welovebendigo on July 14th, 2017 in Property Market News | No Comments

Thinking about downsizing your home? With new government incentives coming into effect next year, now is a great time to consider selling up the family home and finding a smaller property. In the latest Federal Budget it was announced that Australians aged 65 or over will be able to make a non-concessional superannuation contribution into […]

Posted by welovebendigo on July 1st, 2017 in Bendigo News | No Comments

Tax time is here again and the key to making the most from your investment property is maximising your tax benefits. Many investors find tax time confusing and without assistance they may find themselves missing out on their full benefits. This is particularly common when it comes to claiming depreciation benefits, with many investors missing […]

Getting Ready For The New Financial Year!

Posted by welovebendigo on June 29th, 2017 in Real Estate Tips | No Comments

 

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