In the News This Week

Links to some of the stories making headlines this week:

Coles faces long road to home loan success

Supermarket giant Coles is possibly seeking a banking licence … Read more at: www.smh.com.au/…

Frequent flyer points the new property trend

The Macquarie Bank Flyer Home Loan offers the mortgage holder 10,000 Qantas Points on their loan at the time of settlement and more … Read more at: www.propertyobserver.com.au/…

Westpac offers $1500 to new customers

Westpac is now offering cashback incentives to customers… Read more at: finance.ninemsn.com.au/…

Pay down your mortgage faster

“There are several ways to help pay down your mortgage faster…..” Read more at: www.smartcompany.com.au/…

Home owners use interest rate cuts to pay down mortgages

Home owners have put up to 90 per cent of the windfall from the past two years of interest rate cuts towards paying off mortgage debt ahead of schedule … Read more at: www.businessday.com.au/…

Top things to ask your broker before you buy

Often, one hires a mortgage broker to save both time and money. Here are a few tips from Slack-Smith, Aussie Home Loans Parramatta owner Ross Le Quesne… Read more at: www.propertyobserver.com.au/…

Home loan restrictions to ease rate thikes

“Restrictions on high loan-to-value residential mortgage lending, which will come into effect next month, are expected to slow the national housing market,” … Read more at: www.theaustralian.com.au/…

Home loans need a health check

Then, talk to your local mortgage broker about the home loan options available in the marketplace and compare the total loan costs … Read more at: www.newcastlestar.com.au/…

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