Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 - Your Mortgage
Choosing a mortgage may be just one of the numerous tasks involved with making a home purchase, but selecting the right one could save you thousands of dollars over the term of your loan. With thousands of home loan products available on the market, prospective home buyers are faced with the daunting task of trying to compare them all – which can be both confusing and time consuming.

For anyone looking to take out a mortgage in the near future, the release of Your Mortgage magazine’s much-anticipated 19th annual Mortgage of the Year Awards issue will be welcome news. This special edition of Your Mortgage magazine showcases the best home loans in Australia across first and second homebuyer and first-time investor categories, to help prospective buyers find the ideal loan for their situation.

Your Mortgage editor Robin Christie said competition was fierce in all categories this year.

“We judged approximately 1,000 mortgage products against a wide range of criteria including interest rates, fees and features,” said Christie. “It’s been a challenging year for the mortgage market but our results are promising, with a great range of flexible, good value-for-money mortgage products out there for borrowers who are willing to shop around.”

The overall Mortgage of the Year winner was the Fightback II Loan from reigning champion Ratebusters. A consistent performer in the mortgage market, Ratebusters has won the Mortgage of the Year Award a total of five times.

The latest issue of Your Mortgage magazine contains the full list of winners; including the best new product, the best loans for first homebuyers and investors, and a comparison of major loan types in the three main lender categories of banks, non-banks and building societies/credit unions. Detailed information about all the award-winning products is provided to assist prospective homebuyers select the best loan for their needs.

“Choosing a mortgage is a big part of buying a property, and Your Mortgage magazine’s impartial assessment of the range available in the market makes it easier for Australians who are looking to finance the purchase of their next home,” said Christie.

To find out more about Australia’s best home loans, and for 160 pages of tips on buying your first home, refinancing and investing in property, pick up a copy of Your Mortgage at your local newsagent or online at

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Your Mortgage is Australia's only independent mortgage magazine. The annual Mortgage of the Year issue features the result of the most comprehensive and independent assessment of all current mortgage products in Australia. It showcases the Best Mortgage of the Year and the winners of specific categories such as Best New Mortgage Products and Best Loans for Investors and Best Loans for First Home Buyers. In addition, we also feature the nuts and bolts of selecting the right mortgage, top refinancing tips and how to access your equity and start a property investment portfolio.
Lisa Narroway
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