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1. Posted by kingston (Budding Member 5 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

can any1 help??? moving 2 brisbane in may, want 2 know can we get a mortgage when we get there & get a job as i heard we mite have 2 wait a couple of yrs b4 a bk will give us 1.

2. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Wowser, what's with the short hand? Posting in forums isn't quite the same as sms and all the abbreviations make it a little hard to read for most of us who aren't used to it

If you have a permanent job, I don't really think you'll have a problem getting a mortgage. It might depend on the visa you are on though, but if you're planning to get a job, then I'm guessing this means you'll be on some kind of long stay/work visa?

3. Posted by majito (Respected Member 442 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Speak English or you'll never get a mortgage. If you're on a permanent residency visa you will have no problems applying for a mortgage. Its up to the bank if they give it to you though. If you're on a temporary visa you have to get the purchase approved my the Foreign Investment Review Board.