5 Things first home buyers need to know
Before you decide to purchase your first property there are a number of things to consider, including your current personal circumstances and financial status. 1. Think about why you want to buy a home Do you want to live in it or will it be an investment property? This can help determine the kind of loan you apply for and home you buy, depending on your short and long-term plans. 2. Research potential properties and loans Knowing the market is crucial, so do some research on
7 Tips for securing a business loan
Securing a business loan in Australia isn’t necessarily difficult but knowing how to navigate your way can be the difference between success and failure. Banks and other financial institutions offer a wide range of business finance options, from commercial property loans, commercial vehicle leases, and commercial and equipment leases, to simpler options such as letters of credit, overdrafts and lines of credit. Here are some tips on how to improve your chances of success. 1.
Want to improve the cash flow of your business?
If you're running a small business, one of the biggest problems you face is cash flow. Here we look at some of the ways in which you can improve the cash flow of your business, including: Overdrafts Credit cards Factoring, debtor finance or invoice finance Trade finance or stock finance Car leasing Equipment leasing Overdrafts - traditional but declining The traditional way for a business to improve their cash flow was to run an overdraft. However, you're charged a fee to get
Did you know about non-bank lenders?
Deciding where to go for your home loan is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. While many prospective property owners will choose to use a mainstream lender, non-bank lenders also have their advantages. What are non-bank lenders? Essentially, a non-bank lender is a lender that’s not a bank, credit union or building society. It has its own source of funds, which it lends out with a margin for profit. A non-bank lender may also be a company or individual who borrow