Finance & Property

HomeHub brings you the latest information on finance, real estate trends and tips on buying and managing your property.

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Deborah Hutton’s top 5 reno tips

No home renovation is without its challenges, so it’s important to surround yourself with experts who know what they’re doing and are able to...   Read More

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Cash rate on hold as RBA keeps powder dry

In a move widely predicted by most industry experts, the Reserve Bank of Australia has opted to maintain the official cash rate at a...   Read More

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Now could be the perfect time for those considering buying a home to get on to the property ladder.

Market gives home buyers a unique opportunity

So, you’re keen to buy a home; you’ve done the research, got your loan pre-approved, and you’ve been watching the markets like a hawk…...   Read More

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Byron Bay-based technology startup Realar has created a groundbreaking augmented reality app that helps first-time home buyers better visualise off-the-plan homes.

Walk through your home before it’s built

No longer limited to 2D plans, brochures and websites, Realar enables you to walk through life-size plans before your new home is built. This...   Read More

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Clean windows inside and outside your home not only looks nice but also reduces allergens, keeps spiders under control and helps prevent the growth of mould.

Clean windows key to a healthy home

It’s a big job to prepare your home for sale, but a necessary one if you want to impress potential buyers and boost its...   Read More

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A two-speed property market means demand remains strong in some areas but is faltering elsewhere.

Volatile housing markets perplex homebuyers

Australia’s two-speed housing market continues to perplex first home buyers and investors alike by causing ongoing fluctuations in an already unsettled market. Recent data...   Read More

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Could you live in a home that’s only 500 square feet (46 m2)?

Tiny house trends

Also known as the ‘small house movement’, the tiny house movement advocates downsizing to a diminutive home – generally around 500 square feet (46...   Read More

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Recent figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and analysed by leading industry experts CoreLogic show that first homebuyers are now flooding back into the market.

Australia’s first homebuyers take the plunge

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks as though the Australian housing market is finally opening up to allow first homebuyers to...   Read More

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The United States’ interest rate has soared to 1.75 per cent, making it higher than Australia’s for the first time in 18 years.

What do higher US interest rates mean for Australia?

In March, the US central bank – the Federal Reserve – lifted its federal funds rate target and forecast at least two more increases...   Read More

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Hamptons – just this one word conjures images of relaxed coastal living, families enjoying light and spacious living areas.

Hamptons 101: your go-to design guide

Bringing to mind a mix of coastal charm and sophisticated luxury, Hamptons-style home design remains a winner amongst Australian homeowners. Whether it’s the classic...   Read More