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

Changing your name on your property
February 24, 2018

If you have changed your name due to marriage (or divorce), your property and loan are in your old name and you want to update your name. It’s not simple or free. There are several processes to go through, with quite a few fees and costs involved.

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Eleven + Home Loan Questions answered
May 7, 2018

As a professional mortgage broker, we will assess your needs taking into account both your personal and financial goals, and will provide professional written advice on loan structure, lenders and products.

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Financial Hardship options
May 5, 2018

Life events such as unemployment, health issues, relationship separation and natural disasters can impact your ability to meet your home loan commitments. In such events you can ask your home loan provider for a hardship variation to change the terms of your loan.

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Building Insurance
February 24, 2018

Once you have building insurance in place, ask your insurer to provide you with a building insurance certificate of currency. You will need to send this certificate of currency back to your lender, together with your completed mortgage offer documents.

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Rural Acreage or Lifestyle property
May 7, 2018

Thinking about a Tree-Change? Buying a home in the country has many benefits and is sometimes a dream of people wishing to escape the Rat Race. But before you fall in love with any property, make sure that you can borrow the money you need to buy it.

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Consider the C’s of borrowing
May 5, 2018

These are essential lending considerations that we will explore together, with the end result being a personalised solution for your property, financial and personal goals.

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Steps to buying a property.
May 7, 2018

This obvious step is often underestimated by many buyers. We can help you understand what you need to save for and help you set your savings goals.

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Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI)
May 6, 2018

LMI is a one-off, upfront insurance premium that is generally payable when you borrow more than 80% of the property value. It does not protect you as a borrower. It protects the lender in the event that you default on the loan, and they have a shortfall in funds after selling the property.

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Car dealer finance
February 24, 2018

Car dealers not only sell cars, they sell finance too. You should get your car finance pre-approved before you go car shopping to help you negotiate a great overall solution – for both the car & the finance! My equipment & car finance experts can help you out-negotiate the car sales people!

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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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