10 Simple Steps To Financial Freedom For Young Australians

2020-02-04T14:54:16+10:00February 4th, 2020|Financial Planning, Home Loans, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Superannuation, Tips & Tricks|

Scott Pape (The Barefoot Investor) is a best-selling Australian author, known for his down-to-Earth financial advice. His latest book, The Barefoot Investor For Families, explores a list of 10 steps for all young Australians to follow on the path to financial freedom. 'The Barefoot Ten' are re-produced here.

The New First Home Loan Deposit Scheme – Now Live

2020-01-02T11:55:13+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Home Loans, Real Estate, Tips & Tricks|

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme is a Australian Government initiative to support eligible first home buyers purchase a home sooner, by providing a guarantee that will allow eligible first home buyers on low and middle incomes to purchase a home with a deposit of as little as 5 per cent. With over 25 lenders taking part in the scheme, Jacques Financial Group is here to assist with your Deposit Scheme application.

What is a Construction Loan? A Quick-Reference Guide

2019-09-24T22:06:50+10:00September 24th, 2019|Home Loans, Real Estate, Tips & Tricks|

Building your home is an exciting, but daunting process. There are a number of benefits to building your own home, but knowing where to start is the essential first step. A construction loan can be used to build a brand new home, or complete substantial renovations to an existing property. There's more than just the cost of the new build to consider - including all of the associated costs with building a new home.

How to Avoid Over-Capitalising on Home Renovations

2019-08-23T15:02:05+10:00August 23rd, 2019|Home Loans, Tips & Tricks|

What is ‘over-capitalising’ and how do I stop it from happening? Many people make the mistake of over-capitalising when it comes to home renovations. Put simply, over-capitalising is when the cost of renovations outweighs how much value it will add to a property. Here's some tips & tricks to help make sure you are spending your money on renovations wisely.