How Do I Know If I Should Refinance?

In today's market you are consistently bombarded with banks advertising campaigns enticing you to think about refinancing your current mortgage. So, what is involved with refinancing your mortgage and why should you refinance? There are many reasons as to why you would look into refinancing your home loan. Refinancing is a big decision and there are usually some costs involved. Below are ... Read more

11 Steps to Owning Your Home

These days, owning your own home is no easy feat. You need to save for a deposit, get the right loan and find the perfect home. Not to mention having the time to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, such as a delicious smashed avocado on toast. By following the steps below, you can move from being a 'home dreamer' to 'home owner' and ... Read more

Six mistakes people make saving for a home deposit

Everyone wants to shortcut the time it takes to save for a home loan, but some shortcuts are more dangerous than others and can risk your ability to secure a loan. Here we’ll alert you to some of the bad practices that can cost, rather than save, time and money. 1. Don’t use a personal loan to cover your home loan deposit Lenders ... Read more

Are Perth House Prices finally on the Rise?

For the last few years Perth (and indeed, most of the world!) has seen a drop in the value of the real estate market, but new figures out this month from REIWA are claiming things are on their way up – have we finally bottomed out? What does this mean for prospective buyers? The "Facts & Figures" According to REIWA, the Perth property ... Read more

The New Australian Dream

Paying off the mortgage is the new Australian dream, according to new research in the “Australia Today” report, with almost 80% of Australians placing outright home ownership as their most important priority. While we dream of owning our home outright, it’s our mortgage that’s become our biggest burden. This research shows that if gifted with $50,000, all Australians across social grades would ... Read more

Should I invest in residential property?

"There’s no better time than now to invest in residential property.” That’s the message from more than 1,000 Australian property investors who took part in the 2016 PIPA Property Investor Sentiment Survey. Up by five per cent on last year, 70 per cent of respondents think now is a good time to invest in property. Undeterred by media focus on negative gearing and price ... Read more

Find Tenants Fast

A property that sits vacant while you look for tenants can really hurt your cash flow, but it’s a problem many landlords face. Regardless of whether you have hired a Property Manager or you are leasing the property yourself, use these strategies to improve your chances of attracting tenants. Make it convenient Make sure it’s easy for potential tenants to contact you and view ... Read more

August Crown Club Champions: John & Clare

A big congratulations to John, Clare and family - our Club Crown Champions for the month of August. John and Clare joined Crown in September 2010 and since then they have paid an impressive $150,177.64 off their debt! “We got in contact with Scott after a friend explained Crown’s finance system to us. We were skeptical at first and Scott had to come ... Read more

June Crown Club Champions: Amie & Kade

Congratulations Amie and Kade! Our Club Champions of the Month for June. Amie and Kade became Crown Club Members in March 2014. Since then they have paid over $50,000.00 off their debt! Here's what they said when we told them they are be this month’s Club Champs. “Since getting on board with Crown we have felt a weight lifted off our shoulders, as we no ... Read more

Have you met Linh?

Linh has just joined the Crown team and is based in QLD the sunshine state. As an experienced Retail Bank Manager, Sales Coach and Mortgage Lender, she brings over a decade of experience gained in the banking and finance sectors. Her expertise stems from the variety of roles that she has occupied during this time at major financial institutions: bank teller, mobile lender, branch lender, branch manager, operations manager and ... Read more
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