The Credit Score Blog
A blog about mortgages, loans, interest rates, tips and tricks.
Remember that classic TV ad: ‘nine out of 10 dentists recommend using [toothpaste brand]?’
Well, it turns out we’ve earned a similar level of trust when it comes to helping first home buyers sink their teeth into the property market.
Check out our latest blog below to read why 👇
They say what goes up, must come down.
But does what goes down, have to come up? Well, the big banks think so – and sooner than many expect.
Today we’ll look at how much extra an average new mortgage holder might expect to pay each month if the cash rate returns to mid-2019 levels 👇
If you’d like to buy your first home with just a 5% deposit and pay no LMI, then you better act quick.
Spots in the latest round of the hugely popular scheme are officially up for grabs!
Find out more below 👇
First home buyers can now purchase more expensive properties under the federal government’s 5% deposit, no LMI scheme.
But you’ll want to act soon, as places fill up fast!
Find out more below 👇
More and more Australians are prioritising larger homes and bigger blocks in their house-hunting endeavours since the pandemic began.
But where to look?
Well, a new search tool helps you calculate which suburbs offer the best bang for your buck. Check it out. 👇
Most of Australia may be a seller’s market right now, but there are still a few dozen suburbs around the country where there’s more housing stock available than in previous years.
Today we’ll check out which 33 suburbs are still offering plenty of options for buyers.
While most Australians dream of owning their own home, the majority of hopeful homeowners admit they don’t fully understand how home loans or mortgage rates work.
That’s why we make it our mission to enlighten you during your home buying journey.
Australia’s biggest bank has hiked its three-year fixed rate for owner-occupiers in a further sign that “the tide is turning on interest rates”.
So if you’ve been umming and ahhing about fixing your interest rate, it could be high time to do so
With interest rates at record low levels, we’ve seen a big increase in homeowners wanting to refinance this year.
So this week we’ll look at some of ASIC’s top tips for refinancing, plus some of our own for good measure!
Single parents saving for a property and first home buyers are the big winners from this year’s federal budget.
Today we’ll break down the three schemes that will help them crack the property market sooner.