Each week Daniel Gold and Patrick Lynch provide useful and topical insights on Property, Finance & Money Management in Australia.
At the coal face with Grant Samuel
Yesterday I had the great pleasure of speaking with Grant Samuel (partner – Kay & Burton) about the local property markets in Toorak, Malvern, Armadale and Caulfield North. He provided insights on recent price movement and clearance rates and he also spoke about the housing trends which he has seen come about directly as a […]
Big changes coming to income protection insurance
The Long Property team recently spoke with risk insurance specialist Scott Dawes (partner – Long Property Protect) about some BIG changes to income protection policies that will soon affect claims, policy terms & conditions, etc. Whether you have a stand-alone policy or your income protection sits in Super, regular reviews are very important to ensure […]
Turning no into yes – 5 case studies demonstrating the value of brokers and the nuances of lending
Sometimes, our clients have been told ‘no’ elsewhere – because either their income situation or various commitments/ liabilities were too complicated to tick all the boxes and meet credit policy. It is in these scenarios the true value of a broker is seen – a broker knows how policies differ between banks, they can leverage […]
Are interest rates going up or down?
Many clients have recently asked us where interest rates are going. It is a great question – the RBA is guiding no changes to the cash rate for another few years, but the money market is suggesting otherwise as the economy potentially recovers post-COVID, and many housing markets across Australia are on the rise. We […]
How Fintech is disrupting the mortgage industry
It’s not uncommon for home loan applications to require upwards of 15 supporting and application documents. So when we first heard there were new lenders who required NO SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, we were a bit sceptical… But then one such lender was recently acquired by a big-4 bank for over $250 million, so we became very […]
Mortgage defaults come September?
We’ve seen a number of quite alarming headlines recently that there’s going to be a wave of mortgage defaults in September/ October once the relief measures like Jobkeeper and loan repayment deferrals end simultaneously. In this episode of the Long Property Show myself and Patrick provide a more calming perspective… Enjoy the show! ——————————————————————————– The […]
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