Median House Price Projections for 2014 and Beyond

Mortgage Brokers Discuss the Australian Housing Outlook Report

Every year, our mortgage brokers at The Mortgage Gallery Rockingham look forward to the Australian Housing Outlook report, which is prepared for QBE Lenders Mortgage Insurance by BIS Shrapnel. Since QBE LMI’s income depends upon risk assessment and astute market information and they are now the … [Read more...]

A Look at the Future Baldivis Library

Future Baldivis Library by Mortgage Brokers in Baldivis

For those of you who don't already know, Baldivis is about to get a new $11.5 million library. We would like to say that we are going to give you an exclusive “sneak peak” that only we know about but the floor plan and a nice summary are available online by clicking the links. While both … [Read more...]

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

Mini Lot in Baldivis by Mortgage Brokers

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...]

Rockingham Retains Borders in Reform Proposal

Rockingham Retains Borders

While Kwinana will be extended to cover Cockburn, Rockingham is happy to retain its original borders. Under the proposal, which will turn Perth's 30 Local Government Boundaries into 15, Rockingham is one of only three councils which will retain its original boundaries. The other two are Joondalup … [Read more...]

Kwinana Offers the Best in Health and Lifestyle

Kwinana Offers the Best in Health and Lifestyle

Mortgage brokers here at The Mortgage Gallery 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 things … [Read more...]

Reform Proposal: To Extend Kwinana Council Boundaries to Cover Cockburn

Extend Kwinana Council Boundaries to Cover Cockburn

Under the latest revision of a state government proposal intended to reform local government, the boundaries of Kwinana, Melville and Fremantle will be extended to include East Fremantle and Cockburn. The proposal, which has been hotly debated, was announced by Minister for Local Government Tony … [Read more...]

When to Invest in New Business Equipment

Invest in New Business Equipment

At The Mortgage Gallery Rockingham, we have made our reputation brokering home loans in the Kwinana, Rockingham and Baldivis areas but did you know that we provide business loans, too? We offer business finance for equipment — from farm machinery to restaurant equipment to heavy construction … [Read more...]

RBA Keeps Interest Rates on Hold While Capital Expenditures Increase

RBA Interest Rate Unchanged

Despite a rise in capital expenditures during the September quarter, the RBA is remaining cautious and the interest rate is still on hold at 2.5%. While the strength of capital expenditure is good news for investors, the RBA is holding interest rates until they are sure that the economy is … [Read more...]

How the “Sandwich Generation” is Changing Home Design

Sandiwch Generation 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 … [Read more...]

High Flying Investors Land in Australia

High Flying Investors Land in Australia

In the past, one could always assume with reasonable accuracy that when a large, multi-million dollar tract of land was sold, it was bought by institutional investors. Lately, though, many large tracts of real estate in Australia are being sold not to institutions but to family groups and … [Read more...]