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...]

[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...]

Rockingham Retains Borders in Reform Proposal

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...]

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...]

The Clock is Ticking on the House Market Bandwagon

As mortgage brokers, it is our responsibility to keep a close eye on both home loan interest and home prices. Our primary markets, Rockingham, Kwinana and Baldivis, have been in “boom” status for most of the year. While there are still plenty of bargains to be had, it is becoming tougher and tougher … [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...]

How to Choose the Right Home Insurance for Your Needs

Once you have found the right mortgage broker and the right home loan for a home in Baldivis, Rockingham or Kwinana, you will have to think about finding the right home insurance for your particular situation. There are a lot of factors involved in choosing home insurance; you need to match up the … [Read more...]

Moving from the City to the Surf: Making the Sea Change to Rockingham

Our mortgage brokers have noticed that a lot of the home loans provided for purchasing homes in Rockingham are going to people who live in Perth and are tired of city living. They are part of a migration pattern consisting of people moving from large cities to coastal towns, seeking a more relaxed … [Read more...]

Kwinana Builds Its Services Around Working Parents’ Needs

Good mortgage brokers do more than just arrange home loans. At Smartline Mortgage Brokers Rockingham, we are part of the community here. We know Kwinana, Baldivis and Rockingham extremely well and we are often able to help educate our clients about what makes them such great places to … [Read more...]

Kwinana: Rising After Depression

As mortgage brokers who offer home loans in the Kwinana, Rockingham and Baldivis areas, we are especially happy to see the growth that has happened in Kwinana. Kwinana was hit hard by the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), possibly harder than anywhere in the Perth area. In June of 2009, the economic … [Read more...]