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Marie Mortimer

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Marie Mortimer is the managing director of loans.com.au.

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2 key questions to ask a lender upfront

If you want to find out quickly if you are outside of an institution’s lending criteria, ask these two questions, whic...
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6 tips to make refinancing easy

A smart property investor will probably refinance to another lender at least once on their investment journey to secure...

What does a growing population mean for property?

Recent confirmation of Australia's rapidly expanding population means that questions surrounding infrastructure and hou...
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What to do with your tax refund

Your tax refund is a tantalising sum that appears in your account, to which no other part of your household budget has a...
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How to find a growth suburb

Investors and owner occupiers alike now want locations where homes are set to soar in value. How can you get in before...
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Finding the perfect property

Investors know they shouldn't rush into a property purchase, but being too careful and too rigid could prevent you from ...
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How to decrease your debt

Taking control of your debt will help you acquire more properties, more quickly. Here are some steps you can take to red...
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Is chasing the lowest interest rate worth the effort?

With lending rates at record lows, it's important to ensure you're getting the best deal – but is refinancing to a ...
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Is it time to split your loan?

Have rates gone as low as they can go – and what should you do with your debts while money is so cheap?  ...
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When to walk away

Whether you're looking for a home or an investment property, it pays to know when to compromise and when to just walk aw...
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Banking blues

As your financial needs become increasingly complex, you may find your bank isn't paying you enough attention. ...

When friends and finances don't mix

If you want to start aggressively building your portfolio or saving more money, you need to understand how this will imp...
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The conversation to have before you commit

If you're considering investing with a partner, there are some serious questions you need to ask yourself, and each othe...
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New Year's Resolutions - where are they now?

Financial resolutions are often high up on people's lists when they are planning out their goals for the year ahead, but...
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When something looks too good to be true

With competition always fierce in the mortgage market, lenders are turning their attention to offering sweeteners to att...


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