Housing Assistance Scheme achieves big milestone!

Are you a first home buyer or single parent who wants help getting a property? If so, you’ll be interested to learn that the federal government’s Home Guarantee Scheme (HGS) has now supported more than 150,000 buyers since its inception in January 2020. Eligibility is limited. There are property price caps, which vary from state [...]

By |2024-06-12T09:33:07+10:00June 12th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Housing Assistance Scheme achieves big milestone!

New Homes up 5.3%

Australians purchased 5.3% more new homes in February than the month before, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA).   However, HIA chief economist Tim Reardon said this increase was off a “very low” base. Based on the number of new homes being approved for construction and purchased, he forecast there would be a decade-low [...]

By |2024-04-16T09:13:31+10:00April 16th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Homes up 5.3%

Merry Christmas 2021!

I hope you and your family have a fun, relaxing time over the Christmas break.   It’s always nice to unwind, whether that means enjoying a barbecue with your friends or travelling with your family.   It’s also a good time to reflect on all the wonderful things and people we have in our life. [...]

By |2021-12-21T08:04:38+10:00December 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Merry Christmas 2021!

Excellence in Finance 2020

  Brad Quilty has been recognised in 2020 among the best of the best mortgage brokers at the PLAN Australia Awards night in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley on November 19th.  Achieving the Excellence in Finance Gold standard.  It is a great achievement and again shows that Tungsten Home Loans is always On Your Side!

By |2020-11-24T16:21:30+10:00November 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Excellence in Finance 2020

The new world of ‘open banking’ explained

The promise of open banking is big; a new, simpler way to share your personal financial data between banks, lenders and financial companies. It started on July 1. Here’s how it works and what it means to take back control of your data to get the best rates and offers. Switching banks has long been [...]

By |2020-10-20T11:45:56+10:00October 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The new world of ‘open banking’ explained

Dual Award Winner!!

Tungsten Home Loans has outperformed their peers by winning 2 categories at the 2020 Better Business Awards at the Hilton, Brisbane on March 5th. Kicking off the night, THL was awarded the Best Regional Office beating a host of big name finalists, before then also securing Best Regional Broker against a number of Mortgage Brokers [...]

By |2020-03-09T10:55:50+10:00March 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dual Award Winner!!

Double Finalists!!

We proudly announce that we are finalists in 2 categories at the 2020 Better Business Awards.  Best Regional Broker and Best Regional Office.  The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Hilton in Brisbane on the 5th March.  It is a fantastic recognition of our mortgage broking work on both the Gold Coast [...]

By |2019-12-11T10:01:49+10:00December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Double Finalists!!

Australian Mortgage Awards 2019

      Tungsten Home Loans is proud to announce that we have gained National industry recognition in 2019, being named a Finalist in the Australian Mortgage Awards, Brokerage of the Year – Regional. The Australian Mortgage Awards bring together the Australian industry’s best, recognising brokers and brokerages for their outstanding achievements. Winning an AMA [...]

By |2019-09-09T10:04:38+10:00September 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Australian Mortgage Awards 2019

Credit report changes: don’t be caught out

If you applied for a home loan in the current financial environment , your lender would probably assess your application in the context of both your credit score and your credit history – on top of your income, assets, liabilities and living expenses. Your credit score is a number calculated by a credit-reporting agency, which [...]

By |2019-09-06T13:47:28+10:00September 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Credit report changes: don’t be caught out
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