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5 ways to add value to your home with $20,000

$20,000 may not be enough for an extension, but you can get a lot of value from refinancing and making a smaller investment in your home. For most of us, our home is the biggest investment we’ll ever make. Outside of school or the workplace, it’s also the space where we spend most of our waking … [Read More...]

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The numbers are in – it’s time to refinance

Australian mortgage holders can save money and reach their goals sooner by refinancing If you’ve been wondering whether to switch home loans but haven’t come to a decision yet, you might be interested in some research findings from the Aussie Home Loans’ Refinancing report*. Commissioned by … [Read More...]

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John Symond

Dear John – Is now the time to refinance?

Q: I took out my mortgage at the start of 2014. It’s a variable-rate loan and I’ve been happy with the RBA’s interest rate cuts. But I’ve seen some really low rates advertised – is it too soon to look at refinancing? A: Aussie borrowers have become very savvy, and very value-conscious; the days … [Read More...]