The Lifestyle Loans Blog

August 16, 2010

Units outperform houses

The results of the RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index for June showed that the unit market has outperformed houses over the last 12 months and during […]
November 15, 2010

Lender comparison of higher than RBA interest rate changes

Following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) decision on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 to increase the target cash rate by 0.25% p.a. coupled with higher funding […]
November 23, 2010

Rent vs. Buy Free Worksheet

It’s an age old adage which begs the question, rent vs. buy? I’ve attached a handy, free Excel spread sheet we’ve managed to knock up so […]
April 14, 2011

How to spot a property lemon

Not knowing how to spot a property lemon can turn the sweetness of owning your own property into a sour experience. Unfortunately when it comes to […]
April 14, 2011

Simple mortgage reduction strategies

The longer you take to pay off the principal amount you’ve borrowed for your home the more interest you will end up paying – it therefore […]
April 14, 2011

What does your credit file say about you?

Just how you manage your debt is no secret thanks to credit history files, so it pays to keep your file in shipshape order if you […]
May 2, 2011

Lifestyle Loans in The Age, Domain section

We recently had the opportunity to comment in an article in the Domain lift out section of The Age on Saturday 30/4/2011, written by Josh Jennings. The article […]
June 23, 2011

Stamp Duty Incentives for First Home Buyers

Stamp duty savings are now available The state government has recently introduced a number of new incentives aimed squarely at the first home owners, concession card […]
July 21, 2011

Planning your renovations

Some areas of the property market have relatively low growth at the moment. In those areas, there’s a widening gap between demand for property compared to the number of […]