Just like you, banks are in business – and they don’t succeed by making bad deals. When they consider your loan application, they’re calculating the financial risk of entering into an arrangement with you. Let’s break it down. What the bank considers
For the bank, financial risk comes down to whether you can repay your commercial loan and the interest in the agreed time. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as of June 2016, the exit rate across all Australian bu
What is refinancing? Refinancing is the process of replacing an existing loan with a new one. When it comes to home loans, it means your existing home loan is paid off and replaced with a new one. This is different from a second mortgage, where you draw on the equity you have built up in your home. How can it help me save? If you were paying 5.37 per cent interest on a principal and interest home loan of $600,000 for a 25 year term. Your monthly principal and interest payment
In Australia, there are a number of ways to structure your home loan repayments. Finding the best option may save you time and money on your mortgage. Here is some information to help you choose the repayment structure that works best for you. Variable rate loans Variable interest rate loans are all about flexibility. Essentially, with a variable rate loan, the interest rate moves up or down as the market moves. This means your loan repayments may also change month-to-month.