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How much extra will your mortgage cost when interest rates rise?
After 18 straight RBA cash rate cuts it can be easy to dismiss the notion that interest rates might rise again. But if the cash rate returned to mid-2019 levels, how much extra would an average new mortgage holder expect to pay each month? Let’s take a look.
08.07.21 09:28 AM - Comment(s)
Its on! First home loan deposit schemes open for applications
If you’d like to buy your first home with just a 5% deposit and pay no lenders mortgage insurance (LMI), then you better act quick, as thousands of first home buyers are expected to rush to apply for the limited spots up for grabs.
01.07.21 10:18 AM - Comment(s)
EOFY alert! Financial year end just days away
Small business owners wanting to buy a vehicle, asset or important piece of equipment and immediately write off the cost only have a few days to act this financial year.
24.06.21 09:54 AM - Comment(s)
Property price caps increased for first home loan deposit scheme
First home buyers can now purchase more expensive properties under the federal government’s hugely popular 5% deposit, no LMI scheme.
24.06.21 09:53 AM - Comment(s)
Size matters: how to get more bang for your buck on property sizes
An increasing number of Australians are prioritising larger homes and bigger blocks in their house-hunting endeavours since the pandemic began. But where to look? Well, a new search tool helps you calculate which suburbs offer the best bang for your buck.
20.06.21 11:46 AM - Comment(s)
Aussie businesses load up on light commercial vehicles
Australian businesses have shifted things up a gear this year, with new asset finance figures revealing a 187% rise in light commercial vehicle purchases since January.
11.06.21 08:30 AM - Comment(s)
33 suburbs where buyers still have the upper hand over sellers
Most of Australia may be a seller’s market right now, but there are still a few dozen suburbs around the country where there’s more housing stock available than in previous years. Today we’ll check out which 33 suburbs are still offering plenty of options for buyers.
11.06.21 08:28 AM - Comment(s)
4 in 5 hopeful buyers dont understand key financial concepts
While most Australians dream of owning their own home, the majority of hopeful homeowners admit they don’t fully understand how home loans or mortgage rates work. That’s why we make it our mission to enlighten you during your home buying journey.
03.06.21 09:58 AM - Comment(s)
Pedal to the metal: EOFY is officially bearing down on us
Keen to buy a vehicle, asset or another vital piece of equipment for your business and immediately write off the cost? Well, you better get cracking, as we’re officially entering end-of-financial-year territory.
28.05.21 10:07 AM - Comment(s)
Tide turning on interest rates: CBA hikes fixed rates
Australia’s biggest bank has hiked its three-year fixed rate for owner-occupiers in a further sign that “the tide is turning on interest rates”. So if you’ve been thinking about fixing your interest rate, it could be high time to do so.
28.05.21 10:06 AM - Comment(s)