Month: October 2017

First impressions: creating an inviting house entrance

The front door: the gateway to your abode. It’s the place your visitors will get the most time to assess you while they wait for you to let them in. Of course, no one’s suggesting you need an OTT door like

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To Rise or Not To Rise? The Interest Rate Question.

It’s an interesting time to be the Governor of the Bank of England, especially as there is now a real decision to make as to whether to increase interest rates from their historical low of 0.25% or not, especially as

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Why would you want a remortgage?

A remortgage is when you take out a loan on a property on which you already have a mortgage. Quite simply, this replaces your existing mortgage with another, which can be done because your existing product is coming to the

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First Home Buyers Bounce Back on Stamp Duty Concessions in Vic and NSW

The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that there has been a rebound in owner occupier first home buyer housing finance commitments. In August 2017, there were 10,227 owner occupier first home buyer finance commitments.  The

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