Have you experienced a change to your financial situation? Have your home loan repayments increased to a level you are no longer comfortable with?
If you are unable to meet your loan repayments, we are here to support you and get the help you need to overcome any financial difficulty or hardship you may be experiencing.
It is a good idea to reach out as soon as you identify there may be a problem so we can act quickly and reduce the impact.
Whether your financial difficulty is short term or continuing, it is important to understand there are a number of steps we can assist you with.
You can contact your lender directly to discuss your options, such as postponing certain repayments, changing your loan term, or varying your credit contract. The lender will assess hardship applications on a case-to-case basis, provide access to short-term relief and assist you through your temporary hardship event (these are not long-term solutions).
Alternatively, you can reach out to us and we can walk you through the process including assisting you with your hardship application. We can also reevaluate your circumstances for longer-term solutions.
How can we help?
Understanding your financial circumstances and the cause of the financial difficulty is crucial for us to determine what assistance may be possible and appropriate for you.
We can evaluate your situation to determine the options available to you and point you toward resources that may be useful.
We have over 60 lenders on our panel that may be able assist you and provide you a suitable outcome for your situation.
As mortgage brokers we provide essential information and advice to you at a time when understanding appropriate options and making the right decision is critically important.
We are available to meet in person, chat over the phone or via a video call.
Your first step when experiencing hardship can be to reach out and speak with us about your options. There are also a number of resources available that could help you. Please reach out if you have any questions.
Helping you manage your money
- Financial Assistance Hub: The Australian Banking Association provides a helpful financial guide.
- MoneySmart: An Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) initiative offering tips and tools to help make the most of your money.
Free community support and counselling services
- National Debt Helpline: Developed by financial counsellors, this site has simple step-by-step guides explaining how to fix common debt problems. If you need more help, you can call 1800 007 007 to speak to a free and independent financial counsellor.
- Salvation Army Doorways Program: The Salvation Army provides you with tools and information to assist you in taking action early to manage your finances.
- Family and Domestic Violence Support: 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) is a 24-hour hotline providing help for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
- Beyondblue: Information on depression and anxiety and where to get help.
- Way Forward: This not-for-profit organisation provides people in long-term financial difficulty with help and strategies to get out of debt. You can call Way Forward on 1300 045 502.
Government support services
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