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Should You Refinance Your Home Loan?

Having all your financial ducks in a row is a great way to start the new year, and a review of your home loan should be right at the top of your financial “to do” list. If you are unsure about whether you may benefit from a potential refinance, we ...

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Offset Accounts 101 – Make your money work harder for you

One of the most effective tools in your financial arsenal is the humble offset account. If you have one, you are hopefully using it to your best advantage, but if you don’t have an offset, it might be worth considering one. So what are they and how do they work? Glad you asked.

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6 Ways to Reduce Stress as a Landlord

Finding a tenant in today’s market is no easy task. Many low quality tenants prey on private landlords and as a result, it is essential that you check all references.

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Paying Principal on Your Investment Debt – Rewriting the Finance Rules for Investors

Opting for an interest-only loan has always been a sound strategy for investors, with the tax benefits associated with negative gearing, maximising cash flow and directing funds available to pay down owner-occupied debt. These are still very compelling reasons to remain on an interest-only investment product, but as the banking ...

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Variety develops in Perth's east

Variety develops in Perth’s east Article by: Katie McDonald Source: Business News, 16 November 2017 A seven-storey apartment project at Ascot Waters has added more variety to the market in Perth’s eastern suburbs, with the developer saying it has attracted potential buyers from other parts of the city. Blackburne’s ...

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What Our Clients are Saying About Us - November 2017

Our team at Blackburne Mortgage Broking takes pride in offering a second to none service experience for our clients.

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To Fix or not to Fix?

With great deals on “fixed rate” products peppering the market place, it’s a great time to look at whether or not a fixed rate product is right for you.

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Spotlight On Westpac – A bank that’s open for business!

There are currently many lenders introducing great incentives to win new business but Westpac has upped the ante with some seriously seductive offerings.

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Are Property Management Companies Regulated?

With the average investment property in Perth costing around half a million dollars, it is easy to understand why property management in Western Australia is heavily regulated. Property Managers work under legislation called The Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978, which is administered by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation ...

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Lenders Mortgage Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About LMI Conversations around Lender’s Mortgage Insurance (LMI) may be becoming more common during the loan application process yet it’s also often one of the most misunderstood facets of finance. Let’s take a look at what it is, who pays it and ...

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Strata Management in Perth

If you live in a strata managed complex and don’t know who your strata management company are, you may want to consider appointing Blackburne! As one of the only WA born and bred companies in the industry, our award-winning strata managers really understand their clients.   The schemes managed by ...

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Reviewing your mortgage is worth it!

With interest rates by some lenders on the rise, now is the time to review your mortgage to make sure you’re getting the best rate. A simple chat with Blackburne Mortgage Broking could save you thousands!   Right now we are seeing relatively small changes mainly to fixed rate loans, ...

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Blackburne's Leasing Success at Oracle Apartments

Blackburne once again experienced leasing success, with the release of the new Oracle apartments located in Perth’s new Stirling St Precinct and all apartments being leased within weeks and a waiting list of tenants eager to move in.  In a market with over 1,700 properties available to rent in the 6000 ...

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Strata Fees and Levies Explained

Recently purchased a property and unsure if Strata Levies apply to you? This guide is designed to answer all your questions surrounding Strata Levies, how they’re calculated and when you’ll be required to pay them. What are Strata Levies? Strata Levies refers to the financial contributions all owners ...

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Oracle complete, August 2017

Apartment development at 105 Stirling St, Perth is completed

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Refinancing your Keystart loan

Keystart Home Loans have been a great option in assisting low income Western Australians with little deposit in getting into the property market. Whilst it’s a good product to help get that kick start that is often needed, the goal should always be to pay it down efficiently and ...

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ANZ are putting First Home Buyers First

With the recent increases in interest only rates, Blackburne Mortgage Broking share four ways you can avoid the rate hike!

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Getting the most out of your Property Valuation

With the recent increases in interest only rates, Blackburne Mortgage Broking share four ways you can avoid the rate hike!

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What Our Clients are Saying About Us - September 2017

Our team at Blackburne Mortgage Broking takes pride in offering a second to none service experience for our clients.

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Changing Property Managers

Are you considering renting out your property and wondering what fees you should be paying and what property managers actually do for their fee? Here is a simple guide to current fees in Perth.

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