Useful Tips

Here are links to all of EquityVision Tips.

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We’re often adding to the list and updating them, so if there is a Tip you’d like to see, or if you have some feedback on an existing one, We’d love to hear from you. Email us at advice@equityvision.com.au

How to make the most of a Free Redraw loan
May 13, 2018

Work out how much ‘cash’ you need each pay period ($A).
Get your payroll department to deposit $A into your bank account and the balance into your Home Loan.
Pay as many bills as possible by credit card.
Redraw from your loan to pay your credit card and other bills as required.

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Credit Reports
May 5, 2018

Credit Report providers hold credit-related information which is primarily used by banks and other lenders to assist them in assessing applications for credit.
If you have every applied for or used credit in Australia, you will have a credit file.
See my Tips on Adverse Credit History for more information

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Ten Home Loan Questions answered
May 7, 2018

How much can I borrow?
There are three main considerations that must be taken into account when you are looking to borrow money for a home purchase, and they are:

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Glossary of Terms
May 13, 2018

A glossary of terms you may encounter when purchasing property or obtaining a mortgage.

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Guarantors on loans
May 6, 2018

A guarantor promises to make the payments or reimburse any shortfall in the event that the original borrower does not pay and/or the property is sold at a loss.

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Auction tactics
February 24, 2018

An auction is conducted in public on a date set by the vendor. If you intend to make a bid, you or your representative will have to attend the auction to make an offer. You will win the auction if you’ve offered the highest bid above the vendor’s reserve price. If all bids are under the vendor’s asking price, the property is “passed in” and the auction is finished. Private negotiations will then usually take place with the auction’s highest bidders.

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Property Checklist #1 initial
May 13, 2018

Finding a property can be a challenge, especially when you have so many different considerations to take into account. Give yourself a head start through determining your ‘must have’ features compared to those you could possibly live without.

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Offset account diagram
May 13, 2018

Offset accounts: Use them to save you money…

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Transferring property title – without changing your loan
May 7, 2018

If you are a company director, or about to become one, you may receive professional advice to transfer your home from joint names into your spouse’s name only.

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Determine your budget
May 5, 2018

OK, we know it’s no fun, but it’s really important to determine what you are planning in the years ahead, and what home loan repayments you can afford.

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