Median House Price Projections for 2014 and Beyond

Every year, our mortgage brokers at Smartline Mortgage Brokers 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 … [Read more...]

A Look at the Future Baldivis Library

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...]

[Video] Refinance Your Loan and Enjoy Extra Dollars!

Do you want to reduce your house payment and have extra money for other personal needs? Refinancing may just be the right option for you! … [Read more...]

[Video] Protect Your Property Investment With The Right Mortgage Brokers

Your house, being the most important investment, should be protected no matter what happens. Deal with the right mortgage brokers and rest assured that your investment property is in good and professional hands. … [Read more...]

[Video] First Time Home Buyers? Seek Help From Trusted Mortgage Brokers

Buying your first home can be challenging. Make it a lot easier by seeking the help of trusted mortgage brokers. … [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...]

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...]

“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...]

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...]