About Martin Anstee

Martin is the Managing Director and co-founder of Illawarra Home Loans.

Top 10 tips for taking out a home loan

Top 10 tips for taking out a home loan

Taking out a home loan will be one of the biggest financial decisions you make in your life one which you should always approach with caution and ensure you are well informed.  The following is ten key points you should take into consideration when looking to borrow for your new … Read More

Choose PCL Money for your Vehicle/ Equipment Finance Needs


Car loans as low as 5.65% We’ve done the research you’ll save the money. As a Broker we specialise if matching your needs to the best deal available.  We get paid when your loan gets approved. We work with you to navigate through the application process and obtain a loan.  … Read More

Explore your Insurance Options

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Fixed Versus Variable

Fixed Versus Variable

The RBA’s decision to leave rates on hold after Melbourne Cup Day, may have signaled the end of the rate reduction cycle. Is now the time to look at fixing my home loan? In the minutes from the RBA’s November meeting while determining to leave rates on hold, it did … Read More

Dare to Compare


When was the last time you reviewed your current home loans rate and compared it against what is currently available on the market? Despite Interest Rates currently being at historically low levels, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics only a very small portion of borrowers are actively renegotiating their … Read More

Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF)

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Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) are the fastest growing segment in the Superannuation industry.  With SMSFs now able to borrow to purchase residential investment property, new opportunities present themselves to investors. Illawarra Home Loans Pty Limited has the ideal funding options for SMSFs wanting to purchase a residential investment property … Read More

Are You Asking “How Much Can I Borrow”?

How much can you afford to borrow?

So, you’re looking to either buy your first home or upgrade your existing home and the first question you ask your bank or lender is “How much can I borrow“. This is one of the most frequent questions people ask when we first speak to them about a home loan … Read More

Are These Basic Inclusions Missing From Your House and Land Package?

house and land package inclusions

Building a home is a great way to get a home that has all of your families needs covered whilst also looking to the future with energy efficient systems and a modern design. House and land packages can also look like a very cost effective deal but you really have … Read More

DIY Kitchen Bench Renovation For Only $250

kitchen bench faux granite

Do you have a kitchen in need of a facelift but don’t have the budget to do a complete refit? Perhaps you are looking to renovate your investment property and don’t want to overcapitalise? If you have a kitchen featuring benches with bright or busy colours it can really date … Read More

Simple Tips: Get More Natural Light Into Your Home

introducing natural light

Unless you have an architecturally designed home chances are there is at least one room in your home that would benefit from more natural light and the illusion of more space. There are many homes around Wollongong and the Illawarra that would have the challenge of shadows from the escarpment. … Read More

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