Sarah Megginson, Senior editor at Finder
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Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

Senior editor

A finance and property journalist of more than 15 years, Sarah is the Senior Editor for Home Loans at Finder. She was previously the Managing Editor of Your Investment Property magazine, Australian Broker magazine, and Your Mortgage, a home loan comparison site. She has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, Canstar, Bupa, Mamamia, Kidspot, Jetstar, Tourism Australia, and she has ghostwritten or edited over 20 books. She has a wealth of experience around mortgages, managing money and investing in real estate, and is passionate about showing Australians how to make their money work harder. Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Griffith University.

Latest articles by Sarah Megginson

79 articles written by this author

House prices boom, but apartments “risky” – should you still buy one?

Two-thirds of economists think apartments are "risky", but what does this really mean?

Sarah Megginson 14 April 2021
House prices boom, but apartments “risky” – should you still buy one?

First home buyer skips Sydney property for half-price regional home

With frenzied auctions and properties selling fast, first home buyers have to be proactive and resourceful to get on the property ladder.

Sarah Megginson 31 March 2021
First home buyer skips Sydney property for half-price regional home

How Australia Post is speeding up home loans

Getting a mortgage has long been a time-consuming process, but a new Australia Post partnership aims to help.

Sarah Megginson 25 March 2021
How Australia Post is speeding up home loans

First home buyers aren’t screwed: Experts explain why

With property prices forecast to grow up to 20% by the end of 2021, it's hard not to feel disenchanted. Here's why you shouldn't panic.

Sarah Megginson 18 March 2021
First home buyers aren’t screwed: Experts explain why

86 400 Neat home loan – variable

This flexible variable rate home loan offer from a digital lender is suitable for both home buyers and investors.

Sarah Megginson 18 March 2021
86 400 Neat home loan – variable

Get the best home loan for you

DisclaimerWhat is the best home loan for you?David Smith, Chief Customer Officer of mortgage broking firm Aussie, says when you're deciding which home loan to get, it pays to keep in mind that every borrower is different."It's fair to say it's going to be one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make. It's one of […]

Richard Whitten & Sarah Megginson 12 March 2021
Get the best home loan for you

Westpac’s mega-low home loan: Will more Big Four banks follow?

Westpac launches a mega-low 1.79% home loan, just as the RBA might raise the cash rate.  Why has Westpac cut rates now?

Sarah Megginson 11 March 2021
Westpac’s mega-low home loan: Will more Big Four banks follow?

Think you don’t need income insurance? Consider this heart-wrenching story first

The right insurance can save you from a financial and emotional nightmare, as this heart-breaking and expensive situation highlights.

Sarah Megginson 5 March 2021
Think you don’t need income insurance? Consider this heart-wrenching story first

76% of bank’s customers ahead on home loans shows it’s easier than you think

Less than 12 months since borrowers rushed to put their mortgages on hold, some Aussies are paying more off their home loan than ever before

Sarah Megginson 3 March 2021
76% of bank’s customers ahead on home loans shows it’s easier than you think

Low deposit home loans

Yes, it's possible to get a home loan with as little as a 5% deposit. Here's which lenders are more likely to lend you a 95% loan.

Sarah Megginson 26 February 2021
Low deposit home loans
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