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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

Our greatest asset at Blackburne Mortgage Broking are our amazing clients who make doing business so rewarding. We never tire of receiving great feedback from happy customers.

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The Money Management Mistakes Not to Make This New Financial Year

We are well and truly now into the 2019 Financial Year. Hopefully you have made some new year’s resolutions to manage your money better to help reach your financial and wealth creation goals. There are however easy mistakes that trip some mortgage holders up that we don’t want you to make.

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Bankwest Have Your Back This Financial Year

Many Lenders have started to lift their rates on a variety of home loan products, which is not surprising given how long rates have remained at a historical low. But that’s not to say there aren’t some great products still on offer at competitive prices.

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The Comparison Rate – What You Need to Know

You may have seen it sitting beside an advertised interest rate or flagged in the fine print on the bottom of Lender websites, but do you know what a comparison rate means and why it’s there to help you?

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What to Do if Your Bank Will Not Extend Your Interest Only Term

Recent changes in the investment lending landscape have resulted in banks taking a much stricter approach to interest only loans. One outcome facing many investors is the limitations now imposed on extending interest only terms.

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An Insight into the Strata Titles Act Reform

After years of anticipation and hard work, the amendments to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (STA), and the introduction of the Community Titles Bill, have finally been introduced into Parliament.

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Smart Super Strategies To Kick Start The New Financial Year

Now that the 2018 financial year is drawing to a close, it’s not too early to put in place the right strategies to kickstart your Superannuation for the financial year ahead.

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Tax Tips For Investors: What You Need To Know This End Of Financial Year

Property investors know that if they want to maximise their returns, tax time is the most crucial time of year. It pays to have the right team on your side to make the most of your rental output. At Blackburne Mortgage Broking we are not accounting experts, but we know a team who are.

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New Financial Year Resolutions For Your Mortgage

With the financial silly season fast approaching, now is the right time for all mortgage holders to do a spring clean of their financial products and examination of how they are working.

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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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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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