first home buyers Tag

When COVID-19 struck, banks gave eligible customers an option to pause their repayments for six months from March, due to the volatile economic climate. Hundreds of thousands of Aussies took up the offer. And once the deferral period ends, what next?...

RECENT NEWS STORY: Despite having a successful electrical-solar contracting business, self-employed electrician Brad Teasdale was struggling to find a lender. With the help of his broker, Martin Bennett​, and Bluestone, this recent customer boosted cash flow by $8000 a month - an outcome he says has been 'life-changing'....

New research has revealed that 30% of Australians have a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) account. That’s nearly 5.8 million of us that are using digital layby through the likes of Afterpay, zipMoney and Openpay....

As the coronavirus pandemic creates uncertainty about when life will return to normal, it’s easy to feel alone, isolated, scared and anxious. However, there’s a heartwarming new movement emerging seeing neighbourhoods connect in new and often virtual ways....

The federal government has launched a new scheme for first time buyers allowing approved applicants to take out a mortgage with just a 5% deposit and avoid paying lenders mortgage insurance. Here’s a summary of everything you need to know about the FHLDS. ...