Houseandland.com.au acquires majority stake in Joust

| January 30, 2019

Proptech start-up HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Fintech start-up Joust, a live home loan app where lenders compete for your business in real time by offering lower rates – until you determine the winner.

Houseandland.com.au Chairman Chris Taylor said it was an exciting step towards becoming a one-stop- shop for people looking to buy and build property. Houseandland.com.au and Joust will offer an end-to- end solution, matching consumers to their house and land selection and then assisting to finance their purchase.

“Houseandland.com.au and Joust are strongly aligned where it matters – being an ally for people lookingfor a home and helping them get the best deal.”

“It’s an incredibly exciting time for us both.”

Houseandland.com.au is a website, app and SAAS technology that allows homebuilders to match land and knockdown rebuild blocks to house designs from Australian builders that fit the block dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits their needs.

Once they’ve matched the right package, Houseandland.com.au connects all parties involved to make it happen.

Joust is an app that allows eligible consumers to pit lenders against each other to secure a lower interest rate on their home loan. Consumers enter their home loan details and requirements and over a period of 1-3 days, lenders battle to win their business by offering the best deal on a rate.

Mr Bevan said he was excited to join forces with a company that had the same goal.

“Our goal is to make the home loan process easier and more consumer-focused, and we couldn’t have found a better partner to help do that than Houseandland.com.au.”

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