SF BLOG

Our blog is where we share deeper insights into what we have learned about lending, from settling different types of loans and serving a broad range of clients. Where we feel a need we will also provide commentary on what is happening in the marketplace in both finance and property, and how it impacts our clients. We hope our blog is able to add significant value to your personal or business life, and we welcome feedback and commentary on all articles.

7 Nov 2019
Media & Press
Tommy Lim

Is SMSF Lending Dead?

Success Factors Earlier this year, the major banks have all pulled out of SMSF lending in an aim to de-risk thei...

LRBA, SMSF, SMSF Lending

22 Aug 2019
Media & Press
Tommy Lim

Changes to Assessment Rates - How do they impact your b...

Success Factors Our analysis confirms borrowing capacity has increased by up to 15.78% for owner occupied loans...

banking, Borrowing Capacity, interest rate, property, property market, servicing

14 May 2019
Media & Press
Tommy Lim

5 Things I Hate about Being a Mortgage Broker

I have a love-hate relationship with my profession. The people I meet, my staff and happy customers make running a...

mortgage, mortgage broker

14 May 2019
Media & Press
Tommy Lim

Managing an ATO debt when applying for a commercial loan

We have noticed an increase in the number of clients managing an ATO debt when applying for full-doc commercial ban...

ato, commercial loan, debt, tax liability

8 Feb 2019
Media & Press
Tommy Lim

Hayne Royal Commission - Our Thoughts and Confirming Bu...

Given the level of hype and media coverage surrounding the Final Report of the Hayne Royal Commission, I felt compe...

banking, broker commission, finance industry, hayne, mortgage broker, royal commission

14 Aug 2017
Media & Press
Will Li

Is Australia Headed for a US Style Property Correction?

“I’m telling you, the property market is overvalued, it’s all gonna crash. Huge bubble. A crash is coming I t...

banking, interest rate, property, property market