Here's all our home loan, construction loan or investment lending news.

September 9, 2019

Is the housing market on the rise?

June 4, 2018

Discussion about house prices in Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong.

February 5, 2018

We're only a few weeks into the new year and it's a great time to look at our household bills and spending. 

Christmas and school holidays can increase our spending without us realising so just as the kids are about to get back into a school routine, and let's face it,...

January 22, 2018

It's getting more expensive to run a household and juggle a family budget!!!

One way of looking to save is to review your household utilities. There are a myriad of sites that compare providers but sometimes it still feels like it's like choosing the right door from man...

December 5, 2017

A recent survey found that most people don't or won't ask for an interest rate reduction and this means that they are paying tens of thousands of dollars more in repayments over the life of their loan than they should be.

Here at Diamond Finance Geelong we're proactive...

October 30, 2017

It seems that Australians are reducing their personal debt in favour of asset rich debt - that is debt that is attached to an appreciating debt - one that increases in value.

There's lots of good reasons for debt but if you're stuck in a bit of a minefield - come and se...

September 27, 2017

There are several ways to buy a house and an auction is one of them. Auctions are a great way to pick up a bargain but also a sure fire way to get yourself into trouble. I've collected a few tips to help you if you're buying at auction.

1. See your mortgage broker early...

September 11, 2017

Data from July 2017 shows an increase in First Home Buyers' loans. Previously First Home Buyers were below 13% of the market but surged to 16.6% last month. This is the highest level in four years. Incentives like reduced stamp duty have increased First Home Buyers' lo...

August 8, 2017

There's been at least two recent articles about banks and their perfect match borrowers. after recent Reserve Bank rate decisions.

It would appear that banks and other lenders are tightening their borrowing requirements and it can seem increasingly difficult to have a l...

August 7, 2017

Knowing how much you can borrow is the first step in buying or refinancing your home.

It's also usually the first question that a broker is asked. All lenders make the final decision but it's good preparation to know in advance.

Work out your position

Start with adding al...

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