Is bigger really best when it comes to home loans?

Ian MillerHome loan features, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors

It’s probably no surprise to you that an increasing number of people are choosing small, local funding instead of big banks. You could be one of these people… but if not, and you’re curious about why so many people are jumping away from the big four, here’s why smaller banks and mortgage lenders are stealing market share. These smaller lenders … Read More

Look who’s talking… in The Adviser

Ian MillerInvestment property advice, Property investment advisors

Loving our 15 seconds of (industry) fame… and a great article to boot! Thanks to The Advertiser for this reproduction. Brokers concerned as property taxes tipped to rise. Brokers have voiced strong opposition to a potential increase in land tax and stamp duty by the cash-strapped NSW government. Tony Abbott’s tough federal Budget reduced funding to the states and triggered … Read More

Urban sprawl and your Coogee property investment

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors

The world is getting smaller; it’s a fact that everywhere you turn there are more and more people to fill it. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recorded in 2011 that there were over 6,800 people per square kilometre living in Sydney, with that number certainly increasing since then. By comparison to city figures, the ABS reported in the same … Read More

Why using a Coogee mortgage broker is better than not

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors

There are many reasons to use a mortgage broker instead of shopping around the banks and lenders yourself. Here are just some of the practical reasons why it is in your best interests to use a Coogee mortgage broker. Your mortgage broker can provide impartial advice on a wide range of offers from a variety of lenders and information that … Read More

New Year tips from your Coogee property advisor

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors

Have you made any 2014 real estate resolutions? If not, this tip could get you started: The old adage of “location, location, location” has never felt truer in the Sydney property market. Here’s how to make your new year’s financial goals work for you… 1. Do your homework A good place to start is with the latest House Price Indexes from … Read More

Why a property adviser and mortgage broker needs to be on top of your investments

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Investment options, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors

Your Sydney property adviser and mortgage broker have nabbed you that perfect property, whether it is an investment or a first home, and everything has been signed, sealed and you are ready to get on with enjoying it. So, that is the last you expect to hear from them, right? Wrong! Many people think that property advisers and mortgage brokers … Read More