2021 - Currencies, client locations, what's changing this year?
The Great Australian Dream
We are rapidly approaching the anniversary since the Covid-19 virus was first detected in Wuhan, China. Who could have possibly predicted what a devastating effect this would have on the global population in 2020.
Covid 19 – Expat Borrowing 2020
How is Covid 19 affecting an Expat’s ability to obtain a mortgage? To say the Covid 19 pandemic has had a massive effect on the global economy would have to be the understatement of the year, it’s affected everyone in some form or another. Whether your income has been reduced or not, your ability to … Continue reading Covid 19 – Expat Borrowing 2020
Coronavirus, wearing a mask and finding the right mortgage?
Not all Masks are the same, just like not all Mortgage Brokers are the same. As I sit in the Departure Terminal of Brisbane’s International airport, I ponder what to expect in Hong Kong and also question whether I’m mentally and physically prepared? How do we prepare for something when we don’t know what is … Continue reading Coronavirus, wearing a mask and finding the right mortgage?
How do banks view foreign income loans?
How do banks view foreign income loans for Australian Expats, living abroad and earning foreign currency? This is an important question that needs to be answered and why one may need to seek professional advise from an Australian expat mortgage specialist when looking to apply for a foreign income loan from an Australian Bank. "Understanding … Continue reading How do banks view foreign income loans?
Australian Expat Finance 2019 Update
Australian Expat Finance 2019 update. It's been an eventful few months since the Australian Federal Election. We are sure you'll enjoy reading our observations on the current marketplace for Australian Expat property investors and for the remainder of 2019. What's next for the Australian debt market in 2019? Over three months have now passed since … Continue reading Australian Expat Finance 2019 Update
A Perfect Storm
The perfect Storm? – you decide… Over the past couple of years there have been many changes to rules and regulations in the mortgage/finance arena in Australia. Most of these changes are driven by legislative change or the implementation of previous legislation, all of them are having an effect on finance liquidity and the property … Continue reading A Perfect Storm
Foreign Currency Loans
Foreign currency or Expat Home loans – what to look out for if you have one Over the past year I’ve had many clients buying new properties where we are looking to source a new loan. In a few cases they have had existing debt on an existing property where the loan is an Expat … Continue reading Foreign Currency Loans
45 to 1 – Which lender?
45 Lenders to 1 – Which of the 45 lenders can provide the best loan for my situation? When a client approaches us initially, we have access to 45 different lenders to choose from. Then, each of the 45 lenders has a suite of different loans with different rates, so where do we start? Ultimately, … Continue reading 45 to 1 – Which lender?
Expat Borrowing to become easier in 2019
Happy New Year! Expat Borrowing is predicted to become easier in 2019. As we all return to work after another year’s festivities, we look forward wondering what 2019 will bring in the expat borrowing market. During 2018 the Australian Finance industry was very much under the spotlight with the Royal Commission into its practices. To … Continue reading Expat Borrowing to become easier in 2019