Six common questions about the First Home Owners Grant

uno adviser, Kristie Oldfield, fields questions about the First Home Owners Grant on a daily basis. Here, she breaks down the six most common questions she gets asked, and answers them for you.

How buyer’s agents can tilt the odds in your favour

There are a lot frustrated buyers out there, overwhelmed by selling agents’ tactics and sick of underquoting. Buyer’s agents exist to help these people.

Explaining assessment rates

You may assume that your lender uses their standard variable rate when figuring out your borrowing strength. This isn’t true. Instead, they’ll use an assessment rate to work out how much you can borrow.

What You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

It’s important to think about more than your home loan when buying a property. You also have to consider its susceptibility to natural disasters.

Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Second Property

You could have all sorts of reasons for wanting to buy a second piece of real estate. However, you need to make sure you’re prepared before you commit your money towards a second property.

What Should You Invest In?

Choosing the right type of investment property involves much more than choosing the right home loan. There are several factors you must consider before coming to a decision.

Can You Extend an Interest-Only Home Loan?

Interest-only home loans are a double-edged sword. On one hand, they allow you to pay less each month. On the other, they don’t dent your loan principal. Here, we look at interest-only loan extensions.

Getting a home loan for vacant land

A lot of people buy vacant land to build their own properties – but it can often be harder to access home loan products for vacant land.

20 Tips for Repaying Your Home Loan Faster

Your home loan is likely going to be the biggest debt you have in your life. Getting it repaid quickly frees up your money for other things.