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October 4 2017 | GFG News

October 2017 RBA Rate Announcement: Rates on Hold

At its October meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia has again opted to keep the official cash rate unchanged at 1.5 per cent. Economists widely anticipated the RBA’s decision, with many predicting no further RBA rate changes until next year. What else is happening in the loan market? Interest only loans: There has been a […]

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October 2 2017 | GFG News, Home Loans, Investment Properties, Refinancing

Investment property refinance made easy!

The clever investor knows that assessing your investments regularly is key to identifying opportunities to build wealth. Knowing when to refinance an investment property could be vital to a successful strategy. So is now the time for you to refinance? Talk to us and we’ll help you to decide! Despite recent tightening around investor lending, […]

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September 6 2017 | GFG News

RBA RATES ON HOLD

At its September meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia chose to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent. How will this affect you this Spring? Despite the RBA keeping the cash rate unchanged, lenders continued to cut rates on principal and interest loans for owner occupiers during August. Home loan rates […]

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July 3 2017 | GFG News, Home Loans

Building a new home – Geelong Loans

Building a new home could be one of your most exciting adventures! It may be the freedom of being able to design your own property to suit your style and taste, or the knowledge that everything will be entirely new. Always dreamed of having that home studio? How about a lap pool or deck for […]

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June 1 2017 | GFG News

Why invest in commercial property?

Whether you’re a seasoned investor looking for a new opportunity, or you’re after other ways to get your foot on the property ladder, a commercial property investment may be worth considering. In this article, we explore the reasons why people venture into commercial property investing, and some of the areas to be aware of. And […]

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April 27 2017 | Home Loans, Refinancing

Why you could save thousands by refinancing your old home loan

Why you should refinance your old home loan The mortgage market today is very competitive. With a constant flow of new deals and home loan features, regularly checking your existing property loan is more important than ever. That way, you can be confident knowing that you’re getting the best deal on the market. If you’re worried […]

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March 29 2017 | GFG News, Home Loans

First Home Owner Grant Increase Update

Earlier in the month, the Victorian Government announced that it intends to increase the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) from $10,000 to $20,000 for new homes built in regional Victoria and valued up to $750,000. This will apply for contracts signed from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020. As well as raising the First […]

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March 21 2017 | Commercial Finance, Equipment & Vehicle Finance, GFG News, Home Loans, Investment Properties

Mortgage Brokers Or Direct To The Bank

Mortgage Brokers Geelong Whether you are buying your first home, your next home, refinancing, investing, purchasing assets or commercial property, entering the property market is exciting. However, it can also be daunting, with so many elements at play and your life savings on the line. Now more than ever, borrowers are relying on the professional […]

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March 8 2017 | GFG News

RBA Update – March 2017

At its March meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia elected to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent. What this means for you? Borrowers should continue to expect rate adjustments from lenders outside of RBA movements due to their own increasing costs of borrowing. Property investors are facing tougher criteria from […]

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February 27 2017 | Commercial Finance, Home Loans, Investment Properties

3 Auction Strategies That Really Work

Auction Strategies – Geelong Financial Group There’s nothing quite like attending your first auction and seeing the characters at play – the charismatic auctioneer with the overpriced suit and the Hollywood smile, the throng of sticky-palmed bidders and nosy neighbours waiting in anticipation, the stressed-out vendors hiding in the shadows. The experience can be exhilarating […]

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