All the latest news from Blackburne.

What Our Tenants Are Saying

Blackburne Property Managers value their tenants and want them to live in a peaceful, comfortable home. We aim to have a mutually respectful relationship, by managing tenancies in a firm but fair manner.

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

The team at Blackburne Mortgage Broking are in the business of saving their clients’ money and time when it comes to anything mortgage related. We are thrilled to hear when our clients have slashed their repayments and are reaching their financial goals. Here are just a few customers we have helped in the last month and what they had to say about our service.

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When Should You Consider Refinancing?

Not sure if it’s the right time to look at refinancing your loan? Don’t know where to start when it comes to reviewing your lending? There are some key things to consider and specific times in the life of the loan when a call to your Mortgage Broker is vital to make sure you are making the most of your financial products.

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Australian Mutual Banks – Another Way to Save on Your Home Loan

Blackburne Mortgage Broking is pleased to inform you that we’ve recently included Industry Mutual Banks as an addition to our panel of lenders. We now have Teacher’s Mutual, Firefighter’s Mutual and Uni Bank available to our clients and we look forward to being able to offer unique products to those who qualify.

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Online Mortgage Calculators: The Black, White and 250 Shades of Grey of Self-Calculating

With the current treasure trove of online information at our finger tips, it’s easy to consider ourselves experts on just about anything. As Mortgage Brokers we see  the positive and negative effects of readily available information, as new and existing mortgage holders seek to arm themselves to the teeth ...

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Common Misconceptions About Tax Depreciation and Rental Properties

Tax Depreciation can benefit anyone with a rental property! It is all about working out how much your investment property depreciates over time, and claiming these values on your tax return! Depreciation is the “good side” of tax and Tax Depreciation Schedule is all about making your rental property more affordable!

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PCA WA Development of the Year Award

Blackburne wins Property Council’s WA Development of the Year Award for the Swanbourne development, Aria.

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Prepared for your Annual General Meeting? Here’s what you need to do

Is your scheme approaching its Annual General Meeting (AGM)? Are you prepared? Do you know what is required? We aim to explain some of the requirements to ensure your scheme is fully prepared.

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Prepare Your Rental Property for Perth’s Winter

The brisk mornings and chilly evenings have started descending over Perth – winter is on its way! May is the perfect month to beat the harsh winter rain and wind with preventative maintenance to your rental property.

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Perth Property Market's Rental Revival

It’s fair to say Perth’s property market has experienced difficult conditions over the last three years, however there are clear signs of improvement for Perth’s rental market.

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Bad Tenants? Here’s What You Can Do

Managing a property may seem simple enough, and sometimes you may not see the value in investing in a good property manager. However, when things go wrong, having an expert efficiently deal with the problem can save you hours of stress, time and money.

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Mortgage Broking Myths – Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them

With the current Royal Commission proceedings playing out, it’s clear the spotlight on the financial services industry is shining bright. Consequently, recent conversations in the media about Mortgage Brokers, what they do and how they do it, are not always presented with reasonable accuracy or alternatively are based on ...

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us – March

The Blackburne Mortgage Broking team have once again had a great month helping many new and existing clients.

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Save Money with an Industry Specialisation Loan

It’s not widely known, but there are substantial savings to be made and benefits to be enjoyed when applying for a loan under Industry Specialisation Policies many lenders offer.

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Low Rates are Old News? Not with Macquarie

With interest rates starting to edge upwards and experts predicting likely increases by the RBA in the coming year, the days of low rate home loans are on the decline. Or are they?

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How to Change Strata Management Company

You may be considering a change in strata management for your scheme for a number of reasons. It is important to note that the switching process should not be difficult if you are prepared and informed.

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A Financial Planner – Why Every Mortgage Holder Needs One

Settling on a new mortgage, whether it be for a first home, a next home, an investment property or for a refinance, taking the time to see an experienced and licensed Financial Planner should be on your financial to do list.

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8 Signs of a Quality Strata Manager

Are you unsure about what Strata Managers are responsible for doing? You’re not alone. There are many people who are new to living in strata schemes and are unsure what the role entails. A good Strata Manager can help relieve many worries you may face. From ensuring you have ...

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AFG Commercial Lending Platform – Redefining the Business Loan Application Process

Looking to secure a loan for a commercial facility in 2018? We have some exciting news to share with our Blackburne Mortgage Broking clients. Australian Finance Group (AFG) has recently launched their Business Loan Application Platform.

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7 Tips to Slash Your Credit Card Debt

If you’re in need of a lifeline to help tackle your credit card debt, we have some useful tips to help you get back on top of your finances.

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