Is the “Mini-Lot” the Next Big Thing in Baldivis?

For some, the modern era is one in which they work hard and their money doesn't buy as much as it used to. For others, a life of work has yielded enough money for a comfortable retirement but they don't need the hassle of a large home or a large yard. Whether young or old, up and comer or … [Read more...]

Kwinana Offers the Best in Health and Lifestyle

Mortgage brokers here at Smartline Mortgage Brokers Rockingham make no attempt to hide how much we like our home area of Rockingham, Kwinana and Baldivis. We like the people and we like the job that the council does in helping to provide a great lifestyle for its residents. One of our favourite … [Read more...]

How the “Sandwich Generation” is Changing Home Design

Extended families living under the same roof is not a new concept but it is a relatively new and popular development in the Perth area. Thanks to the new economy, there are so many instances of three generations living under the same roof that it is now called the “sandwich generation.” A typical … [Read more...]

“Housing Bubble” or Housing Cycle: How to Tell the Difference

Many pessimists and alarmists in the media are telling us that Australia is on the edge of a “housing bubble.” While we can see how the argument is fairly seductive for those who are prone to drama, we can also see why it is grounded more in speculation and theory than it is in fact. As mortgage … [Read more...]

Community Markets Turn into Social Events in Baldivis

When our mortgage brokers help provide home loans in Baldivis, their clients often remark about how friendly and social the people are. One of the best examples of this is the Baldivis Community Market, held the first Saturday of every month from 8am-12pm on the corner of Fifty Road and Baldivis … [Read more...]

Is The National Savings Ratio Misleading You?

When you talk to one of our mortgage brokers about a home loan in Rockingham, Kwinana, Baldivis or anywhere in our neighbourhood, one of the first things we like to do is get an idea of your income and budget. That way, we can not only steer you toward lenders who will give you the right terms for … [Read more...]

Rockingham Continues to Lead the Way for Recycling in WA

If you are thinking of taking out a home loan for a property in Rockingham, our mortgage brokers would like to let you in on a little secret: Rockingham is a very environmentally responsible city. For National Recycle Week, held between 11-17 November 2013, Rockingham has been running a poster … [Read more...]

Kwinana Honours Community Heroes on Australia Day

Our mortgage brokers love working with home loans in Kwinana because it reminds us of an era when people were nicer and had more respect for each other. Sometimes, living in our area is like walking back in time that’s different to the life in a large city. Now, the respect we are talking about … [Read more...]

Spring is the Perfect Time to Buy Property

Spring is a busy time of the year for mortgage brokers because home loans in Rockingham, Kwinana and Baldivis are usually at their peak. In the last 5 years, for example, there has only been one November that hasn't been the busiest month in Australia for real estate listings. Spring Fever So, … [Read more...]

Why Your Family Will Fit Perfectly in Baldivis

When mortgage brokers go about their business of helping clients procure home loans, they learn about the local area. We have done extensive work in Baldivis, Kwinana and of course, Rockingham and we feel that we are in a better position than most people in the industry to know what is going on in … [Read more...]