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Venue: Vision Australia Rooms – Level 1, 3 Rosslyn Street, West Leederville
Time: 6pm for Refreshments & 6.30pm Start.

Presenters: Paul McKinley & Hems Thakrar – Optometry Finance Australia
plus Kristy Yow – Westpac Relationship Director – Healthcare WA

CPD: 1.5 Non Clinical CPD Available

Topic: What you need to know about Finance.


Home loans – How much of a deposit is required? (LVRs etc.)
What is LMI and why don’t Optom have to pay LMI
What if you don’t have a deposit? You can still buy property!
Offset accounts and how they can be used to pay off the mortgage quicker.
Requirements – 5 Cs of lending.
First Homeowner’s Grant rules“Genuine Savings” – what’s this and why is it important?
“Rentvesting” – is there real merit in renting and buying an investment rather than living in your own home?

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Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.