With banks going cold on home loans, minor mistakes in house contracts could leave your dreams frozen

With banks going cold on home loans, minor mistakes in house contracts could leave your dreams frozen

It is not often I get to imagine a conveyancer swooping in like Superman to rescue some would-be victims but recent changes in the home lending environment means that might soon be a reality. A Yahoo! 7 Finance article this week, Stricter loans to cool property...
Ask your Conveyancer: Should banks be increasing home loans to elderly real estate investors?

Ask your Conveyancer: Should banks be increasing home loans to elderly real estate investors?

One of the ways in which we’ve earned and kept the trust and respect of our clients is knowing when to direct them to other professionals for advice. A timely case in point is the increasing chatter about banks dropping upper age limits for home loan lending....
Hey mum and dad, can I borrow $30,000? Demand for private mortgages rises in a hot real estate market

Hey mum and dad, can I borrow $30,000? Demand for private mortgages rises in a hot real estate market

When it comes to milestones in life, borrowing mum or dad’s car keys has been a big one for several decades. However, in the current competitive real estate market and stretched personal savings, a new milestone is asking for $10,000, $30,000, even $100,000 from...
What you need to know before meeting a mortgage broker

What you need to know before meeting a mortgage broker

With the media talking about the upcoming Adelaide version of Monopoly, it got me wondering about how the rest of us get funding for buying property when we don’t have a rich Uncle Pennybags. In our conveyancing practice, we have noticed that one of the most...