“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...]

The Baldivis Conservation Plan for Heritage Primary School

At The Mortgage Gallery Rockingham, our brokers have written volumes on the family-friendly nature of Baldivis. You may not know it, but Baldivis actually commissioned a Conservation Plan for the Baldivis Primary School. The History The original building was built in 1923 and a second … [Read more...]

The New Vision for Kwinana

Our mortgage brokers have written a lot of home loans in Kwinana during the last few years but we are about to see a lot more activity there. Kwinana has grown from 20,765 in 2001 to its current estimation of 33,000, but it could soon more than double in size—thanks to a proposal presented at a … [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...]

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...]

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...]