Mortgage News

PODCAST: 50% Of Home Loans Now Written By Mortgage Brokers. What's Changed?

With 50% of home loans now written by mortgage brokers and policy changes making it harder for people to get a home loan, David and Cam discuss some of the industry changes that have occurred. Read More

I’m self employed and it’s really difficult to get a self employed home loan

Here at Picket Fence Finance we are often contacted by clients who are self employed in a variety of industries asking for advice on securing a self employed home loan. Read More

PODCAST: Interest rates are still on the radar - August 2016

Picket Fence Finance Directors David Kearns and Cameron Stillman weigh in on the key considerations for clients wishing to take advantage of the record low rates through home loan refinancing. Read More

Picket Fence Finance's Top Tips for Home Loan Refinancing

The Reserve Bank's August 2016 decision to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 per cent is set to benefit mortgage holders; and brokers Australia-wide are noticing a considerable upswing in clients wanting to explore their home loan refinancing options. Read More

Melbourne Mortgage Broker Forging Strong Partnerships with Financial Planners

Picket Fence Finance, Melbourne's personalised mortgage service specialist, has welcomed a new member to their team with the recent appointment of Finance Broker, Leah Walkenhorst. With a strong referral base generated by financial planners, accountants, lawyers and real estate agents, Leah is the ideal person to continue the high standard of client service this specialised area demands. Read More

Melbourne Residential Market – August 2016

Interesting Market Update From Our Friends Over At Buxton

Pepper Money cuts rates for self-employed borrowers

In addition to getting same day approvals, Pepper Money has announced sharp rate cuts to its prime alternative documentation loans. Read More

I've already got a mortgage so what use is a mortgage broker?

Why one Melbourne Mortgage Broker is choosing not to diversify.

This year the mortgage broking industry has been absorbed by the topic of diversification. Australia’s evolving and changing economic climate has presented some challenging times for those in the broking and finance industries., Read More