News Archive

ooba celebrates 15 years in business

In 1999 a company was launched that would change the face of the residential property market and it is still going strong 15 years later.

01 December 2014
13th Cheque
Why you should invest your 13th cheque in your bond

Spending your annual bonus on Christmas gifts or a brand new TV is tempting, but using it to pay off debt instead will save you a lot of money in the long-term.

03 December 2014
Consumers urged to remember household insurance this festive season

'Tis the season to be jolly, but make sure that amidst all the celebrations, you don't forget to be sensible too.

11 December 2014
Property market outlook 2015 ‘surprisingly positive’ – ooba

The property market has fared relatively well in 2014 against the backdrop of an estimated economic growth rate of only 1.4%.

11 December 2014
ooba top tips for first-time home buyers

Buying your first home can be a very exciting time!

20 January 2015
Saving for your first home? Tips to help you get onto the property ladder

Married only six months, Aaron and Michelle were already the proud owners of their first home.  With wedding, honeymoon and other debt responsibilities, frie

03 March 2015
Joint bond
How to apply for a joint bond if you're unmarried

ooba addresses the concerns unmarried couples purchasing a property together might have. Here's how to best prepare yourself for the complexities that could arise.

16 April 2015
Home renovation
Smart renovations that increase the value of your home

An expert from ooba offers advice on how to maximise your precious renovation budget to achieve the best return when the time comes to sell.

16 April 2015
Take the headache out of home buying – know what questions to ask

Whether buying your dream home or a fancy new set of wheels, doing your homework upfront and knowing what questions to ask is essential in preventing any sur

13 May 2015
How a good credit record can positively impact your home loan approval

If you’ve been diligent about paying off your retail accounts and study loan, you have a better chance of having your

27 July 2015
Get Prequalified and House Hunt with Confidence

A prequalification certificate will take some of the uncertainty out of the house hunting process.

19 June 2015
How a good credit record can positively impact your home loan approval

If you’ve been diligent about paying off your retail accounts and study loan, you have a better chance of having your home loan approved.

27 July 2015