There’s no time like Spring to do a home loan “clean out”. If it’s been a while since the last review of your financial situation, you may be spending more than you need to. Find out the benefits of reviewing your home loan.
A common thought is that taking out a home loan with a particular lender means being bound to that lender for the term of the mortgage. This is not always the case. Most buyers want a better home loan deal but how many actually ask for it? A study by finder.com.au found that 82% of Australians who looked for a better interest rate got one.
A seasonal home loan review can help to gain perspective and save money on your loan. Here are some evaluation questions that can be asked;
Whether you’re currently paying interest only but want to start paying off principal, or even just shopping for a better interest rate, consult a mortgage broker to find out if there is a more competitive loan out there. They can access a wide panel of lenders and review a selection of home loans to compare different products that are right for your situation.
Reference – RAQUEL DE OLIVEIRA Loan Market.