Posts in category Government and Legislation

Tightening up on Interest O...

APRA tightens up on Interest Only Lending. Who is APRA?  They are the ‘Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’. Their primary role is to oversee lending institutions such as banks, credit unions etc. as well as insurance companies and most members of the superannuation industry. They are a prudent regulator who values themselves as a ‘protector’ of the […]

First Home Buyer Tax breaks...

Taxes on Foreign buyers will help fund incentives for First Home Buyers into the property market. The government are introducing new measures in a bid to tackle housing affordability. First Home Buyer tax breaks are high on the agenda of the NSW government.  As such, they will be abolishing stamp duty on new and existing […]

Housing Changes announced i...

There’s been so much noise in recent times about housing changes needed; including negative gearing, affordability, property bubbles and foreign investment to name a few.   There were several changes in the budget to address some of these hot topics. The new measures have impacted on a variety of housing rules from first-home buyers’ savings […]

QLD Great Start Grant to In...

The Queensland Government Great Start Grant has increased from $15,000 to $20,000! The extra $5,000 is available for 12 months for all contracts dated after 1st July 2016.  The Government want to boost the construction industry and what better way than to help our First Home Buyers!  The Grant is available to those buying their […]

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Meet Andrew & Annette

Meet Andrew & Annette

We are a husband and wife team and together launched Altitude Finance in 2003 after working separately and then together in the Mortgage Industry.

The growth of our first property purchase in 2002 led us to see the value in property investing towards a more financially secure future. We continued our own investing while helping others through providing well structured finance solutions for the long-term.

We look at the big picture and pride ourselves on being a truly independent brokerage.

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